Date: August 17 + 18, 2019 / 10:00-4:00 / doors open at 9:30 am
Location: Studio Space #29, 940 Tyler St, Benicia, CA 94510
Learn the unique process of printing from a clay slab surface to develop one-of-a-kind monoprints. Student's designs, patterns, and artistic expressions are quickly and easily transferred from newsprint, via colored clay slip to a damp clay slab, or expressions can be painted directly onto the clay slab, from which a print is pulled.
Artist Introductions, introduction of what clay printing entails, demonstration of techniques throughout day one and two, students apply techniques, printing
(no press required).
About the Instructor:
Pamela Stefl Toki, monoprint artist from Oakland, California, creates clay monoprints and ink monoprints. Stefl Toki graduated from Mills College with an M.A. in Educational Leadership and a B.S. in Special Education from California University of Pennsylvania. She has been a teacher of special needs children for over 25 years in public schools. Toki is currently employed by Orinda Union School District in California with Educational Specialist and Administrative credentials. Stefl Toki studied with master clay printmaker Mitch Lyons, the originator of clay monoprints, in Santa Fe, New Mexico during the summers of 2001, 2002, and 2003.
Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, New Castle, Maine, 2003.
Arte, Misia Gallery, Sedona Arizona, 2003
Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa, California, 2004
The Loft, Palm Springs, California, 2005
Osceola Gallery, Emeryville, California, 2006
Museo de Arte, Mazatlan, Mexico, 2009
Library Art Gallery, Orinda, California, 2010
525 Market Street, San Francisco, California, 2010
Craft and Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, California, 2011
Village Theater Art Gallery, Danville, California, 2012
Epperson Gallery, Crockett, California, 2014
Library Art Gallery, Orinda, California, 2015
Clay Monoprint Workshops:
Sonoma Community Center, Lecture and Workshop, Sonoma, California, 2007.
Heaven on Earth, Workshop, Todos Santos, Mexico, 2015.
-water spritzer bottle
-1 to 2 Hake brushes (ceramic supply store-teacher will supply additional, as needed)
-two tablets of newsprint (18 x 24"-100 sheets)
-variety of different sized, quality paintbrushes
Materials Fee: $40 (paid to instructor first day of class)
Instructor website: http://www.pamelastefl.com/index_pages/index02/index.html