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Mokuhanga 1: Japanese Woodblock (3 classes)

Kala Art Institute - Kala Gallery and Classroom

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - Saturday, January 21, 2017
Kala Gallery and Classroom 2990 San Pablo Avenue BerkeleyCA  94702
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - Saturday, January 21, 2017
Kala Gallery and Classroom 2990 San Pablo Avenue BerkeleyCA  94702

What's Included

This workshop introduces a traditional Japanese woodblock printing process, Ukiyo-E technique. Participants will learn to carve the woodblock, use Japanese carving tools, and print with water-based ink on Japanese paper. Participants will cut their own woodblocks and create a small edition of multicolor prints. Saturdays January 7, 14, 21, 10-4pm $35 Materials Fee payable to the teacher on the first day of class Instructor bio: Tomoko Murakami is a multi disciplinary artist who explores the medium of printmaking as a multi-dimensional art form, bringing attention to new possibilities in the mixed media art world). She received her MFA in printmaking from San Francisco Art Institute and MA in Transformative Arts from John F. Kennedy University. She is a recipient of the 1992 Kala Art Institute Fellowship and 2008 Susan Boulet Award. Her work has been presented by Gloria Delson Fine Arts in Los Angeles, Gallery on the Rim in San Francisco, Tomura Gallery in Tokyo, Richmond Art Center, and Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Currently, she teaches at CCA, and NIAD Art Center. http://www.mayu-art.com

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Kala Art Institute's mission is to help artists sustain their creative work over time through its Artist-in- Residence and Fellowship Programs, and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs and education. Kala's high quality printmaking and multimedia studios are located in Berkeley, CA.

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