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Kala Art Institute Class: Introduction to Stencil and Spray Paint with E. Oscar Maynard

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Kala Art Institute Class: Introduction to Stencil and Spray Paint with E. Oscar Maynard

Dates: February 7th, 14th, & 21st (Saturdays), 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Kala Art Institute, 1060 Heinz Avenue, Berkeley, California

Tuition: $265.

This class explores stencil and spray paint as flexible printmaking practices. Stencil is part of a rich tradition of street art and graffiti, and it is a beautiful medium for paper, fabric, wood and more. Students will learn to design and print stenciled images using both free-hand drawings, and photoshopped images. Great for beginners and experienced artists.

Elizabeth “Oscar” Maynard has a self-designed B.A. in Visual Art, Psychology, and Gender Studies from Antioch College.  They have an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in Printmaking.  Their work has been shown at Somarts, Mission Cultural Center, and in a number of the National Queer Arts Festival shows.  They are a proud Queer Cultural Center Grantee for a 2014 show called Breaking Code, looking at mental health and madness through a queer lens. They are an intern and educator at Kala Art Institute.  In their spare time they nerd out about gender, feed wild animals in local parks, carve gourd luminaries, and make new things from the Southern Living magazine recipes section. You can see more of their work at: www.countrycounterculture.com

Website link to class: http://www.kala.org/class/individual2013/wood/Maynard_Stencil_12.html

About: Kala offers some of the best printmaking and digital media classes in the Bay Area. Located in Berkeley, every year Kala offers the community close to one hundred classes in a wide range of techniques, utilizing the exceptional equipment available in our printmaking studio and electronic media center. The small, hands-on classes foster creative exchange with instructors and fellow students, and all of our instructors are exhibiting artists. We offer numerous classes combining digital and traditional printmaking in different ways. Link to classes offered, gift certificates, and cancellation policies: http://www.kala.org/class/classlist.html

You may be eligible for a discount on a class at Kala! We are pleased to offer discounts to Kala members and affiliates of our partner organizations. See: http://www.kala.org/class/class_discount.html

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