Marfa, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2013
Workshop: Paint-A-Pollock! Scheduled for June 1 at Marfa Contemporary
Marfa Contemporary will hold a hands-on, weekend workshop on Saturday, June 2 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 100 East San Antonio St. Marfa, TX 79843.
Splatter it! Drip it! Discover how famous celebrity artist Jackson Pollock invented new ways of painting. Explore his art and studio through film footage of the artist at work, and then drip and pour paint make a Pollock!
The workshop will be run by Dr. Natalie Maria Roncone who is an art historian and expert on the work of Jackson Pollock and American Abstract Expressionism. Natalie graduated with a PhD in Art History on the art of Jackson Pollock from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Natalie worked as a curator with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museums in New York, Bilbao and Venice and has taught this particular workshop at the Pollock Museum in Springs, East Hampton.
Please join Natalie for an instructive and fun day where anyone age 5 and older can learn both about the art-historical technique of Jackson Pollock and have an amazing fun experience recreating the drip paintings of this master of Modern American Art.
The workshop is free and light snacks and refreshments will be made available to all.
To register, please call Marfa Contemporary at 432.729.3500 or email Natalie(at)marfacontemporary(dot)org with your name, email address and telephone number.
About Marfa Contemporary
Marfa Contemporary is the first regional extension of Oklahoma Contemporary. http://www.marfacontemporary.org
About Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Oklahoma Contemporary, formerly City Arts Center, is a regional 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that encourages artistic expression in all its forms through education and exhibitions. Founded in 1989 by businessman and philanthropist Christian Keesee and Kirkpatrick Foundation Director Marilyn Myers, Oklahoma Contemporary offers contemporary arts exhibitions throughout the year, free to the public, as well as youth art camps, adult art classes and workshops, lectures and independent film screenings.
For more information, please call 405.951.0000 or visit http://www.oklahomacontemporary.org.