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Meet the Teacher : Corrie Burrows | Intro Acrylic Painting & Intro Printmaking

Corrie Burrows is an Artist, Arts Educator and Curator based out of Toronto, ON.

As a painter, Burrows is interested in the relationships that form between materials. Her abstract paintings are texture playgrounds created through a process additive and subtractive methods of applying paints, thinners and mediums using brush, knife scraper and sanders.

Artist Statement

Art allows me to attack my canvas without any preconceived ideas. I intuitively create while paying close attention to my materials and the relationships that develop between them. These different materials determine the various textures on the canvas; as a result, my art is not purely aesthetic but also a tactile experience.

Burrows has taught at the Maclaren Art Centre, Art Gallery of Ontario, Todmorden Mills Museum and Art Centre and Art Works Art School. She recently curated photo response exhibition, Transmission, at Art Works Art Gallery in May 2012.  You can see her work in the upcoming exhibition, AWOL Square Foot Show August 4-19th, 2012

http://www.corrieburrows.blogspot.ca/

Acrylic Painting Refresher
One night workshop
Wednesday August 1st | 7-10pm | $45

This evening workshop will be a refresher or quick introduction to give you the tools to start working with acrylic medium.  Lessons covered will include basic colour theory and mixing.

This is a great workshop that gives you the basics to continue on with Acrylic Painting Level 1, whether you are looking to brush up on some basics or are trying Acrylics for the first time!
Space is limited. To join us, call the shop to register today 416.901.7464

 

Acrylic Painting Level 1: Thick & Thin

Wednesday August 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th
4 weeks | 7-10pm | $130
This four week course empowers the beginner painter to become familiar with methods of manipulating acrylic paints. Students will explore traditional methods of glazing and impasto painting in order to experiment with the opacity and translucency of paints.
There are still spaces open in this excellent workshop! To join us, call the shop to register 416.901.7464 

 

Corrie will be back with us this Fall to teach a 6 week Introduction to Printmaking – More details to come!

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