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Download the Brochure for Tougaloo Hot Art Colony 2010

This year is Tougaloo College’s 14th Summer Art Colony and we are ready for more HOT ART!

The dates are July 11-16, 2010.

This year the line up includes:

printmaking class

Relief Printmaking • Sam Burston – Georgia

Participants in this workshop will experience the exciting, versatile and astounding capabilities of linoleum block printing.


oil painting class

Oil Painting • Pat Walker Fields – Mississippi

Problem solving in painting from life will be addressed in this workshop. Great emphasis will be placed on proper observations and accurate values. Lecture, critiques and demonstrations will be daily. Pat explores the importance of design, value control, color control, edges, and paint quality.


mural making class

Mural Painting for Teens • Rik Freeman – Georgia

Teens of all ages (13 – 90teen) can learn the art of creating murals with Rik Freeman.Participants in this workshop will discover what it takes to create a mural from start to finish with the expert guidance of narrative painter Rik Freeman.


business of art class

Designing & Creating an Artist’s Web Site • Sarajane Helm – Colorado

A versatile and creative artist, Sarajane will help you design and publish a web-site that best reflects you and your gifts.
Bring your own lap-top, air card, and digital file of your works (visual artists, literary artists, musicians, etc). You will soon be in the business of promoting what you do. This class will also utilize the book The Business of Professional Art by Sarajane Helm.


pottery class

Pottery Winnie’s Way • Winnie Owens Hart – Virginia

When does a vessel become a comfort zone?
Participants will not only learn the answer to that question in this workshop, they will also create their own vessel sanctuaries under the expert guidance and demonstrations of Winnie Owens Hart.


digital art class

More Digital Dreams: The Layers • Carmen Hathaway – Canada

Delve deeper still into your dream…come explore layering and myriad techniques to illustrate depth, dimension and pure magic of your personal vision. Working knowledge of computer functions necessary — the intuitive interface of the imaging software used will excite your imagination.


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Tougaloo Summer Art Colony 2008

Founded in 1869 by the American Missionary Association, Tougaloo College was chartered on the principles that it “be accessible to all irrespective of their religious tenets, and conducted on the most liberal principles for the benefit of our citizens in general.” Now in its  the twelfth year at historic Tougaloo College in Jackson Mississippi, this annual summertime Art Colony event features six very  talented instructors from diverse media and backgrounds.

2008’s Summer Art Colony at Tougaloo College is the twelfth annual occurance of this fabulous event. This year’s lineup of instructors included:

Digital Dreams: How Do I Get There From Here
(Digital Imaging) Carmen Hathaway

Creative Realism With Abstract Connection
(Mixed Media) Charles Crossley

Polymer Clay: Icons, Dolls, Puppets & Masks
(Polymer Clay and Textiles) Sarajane Helm

Creating Icons and Ancestral Memory
(Welding), Allen Uzikee Nelson

From the Spirit
(Acrylic Painting) Arlington Weithers

Life Drawing
(Mixed Media Life Drawing) William “Bill” Henderson, Carl E. Moore

(For more information on upcoming Art Colony Events, contact: art@tougaloo.edu )

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