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Surrealist Collage with Janelle W Anderson


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Join us for a unique and socially distanced collage workshop!
Firehouse Art Center summer 2021 Artist-In-Residence Janelle W Anderson shares her process and techniques for surrealist collage.
June 15 deadline -Step One: Gather your collage materials: fabric, papers, photographs, ephemera, buttons, coins, etc. Bring your materials to the Firehouse South Gallery by June 15.
June 22 deadline - Step Two: Anderson will recombine submitted materials and prepare them for pickup! Pick up your "new" supplies at the gallery before the 24th.
June 24th: join us for an online workshop!
You Will Need:
Glue — Mod Podge or Golden Acrylic Soft Gel Medium, epoxy recommended for 3D items like buttons or coins.
Backer — matte board, canvas, wood panel
Collage Elements - Magazines, paper, photos, photocopies, ink jet or laser jet print outs, fabric, small 3D objects like buttons, coins
Other materials - acrylic paint, ink, markers, pastels, graphite, charcoal, watercolor, gouache
Cutting tools - scissors, x-acto knife
Janelle W Anderson creates paintings and drawings that relate to dreams, memory, consciousness, perception of time, existentialism, and the human condition. Using symbols, metaphors, and various design elements to create a collage-like aesthetic with representational imagery, Anderson's work conveys a contemporary, dream-like sense of story-telling.
Anderson has lived in Denver for 11 years and received a BFA in Painting from Metro State College of Denver in 2011. She has shown her work in galleries throughout the US and was a member of Pirate: Contemporary Art for 4 years.

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