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The line up of classes for Tougaloo College Summer Art Colony 2009 has been announced and you can now download the brochure and sign up!

Participants will create one-time impressions monotypes using a variety of
methods, which will include Plexiglas transfers as well as other surfaces.
Under the expert guidance of Davila, the participants will develop a series
of prints.

Art in the Surreal • frank robinson jr.
Robinson transforms the lowest of objects; soda can tabs, broken mirrors,
buttons, lost jewelry, and many other tossed-aside objects and elevates
them to urban artifacts. Participant will be intrigued and completely
amazed at the recyclable potential of objects as they become a part of
the surreal world of art

Classey Classic Clay • Charles Smith
Participants in this workshop will explore technical aspects of clay, glazes,
and surface treatment while manipulating the clay and employing
“unimaginable possibilities”. Smith will demonstrate the techniques that
helped to contribute to his exhibit “Uncommon Beauty in Common

FROM THE SPIRIT II • Arlington Weithers
Returns by popular demand to ignite new fires in the creative spirit.
New York Artist Arlington Weithers’ personal faith and faith in the
transformative possibilities of art will have participants in this workshop
experiencing a new understanding of the acrylic medium as a connection
is made between form, structure, and painterly freedom.


Owens Health and Wellness Center
An exciting children’s art camp led by Ann “Sole Sister” Johnson
RAW KIDS goal is to nurture creative minds by allowing children
to produce cool and exciting art projects. Three days of art making
and an exhibit on the Fourth Day.

Ms. Minnie Watson • Tougaloo Art Colony • P.O. Box 578 • Jackson, MS 39174
601-977-7839 or 601-977-7743 • FAX 601-977-4504

Brochure design by Marie Owen, Owen Advertising Studio.
Art Colony photograpy by Lynnette Gilbert, artist/art educator South Wind High School.


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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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