Mixed Media Dioramas with Andrea Piller
May 23, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until May 28, 2020
Create a box assemblage inspired by Joseph Cornell’s work using a variety of found objects and mixed media, including paper, paint, sketches and 3-dimensional objects. Artistic poetic creations about inner thoughts, desires and imaginations. You may bring your own found trinkets, natural objects or items of personal significance to use or select from a collection Andrea will provide like driftwood, paper cuttings and maps. No experience necessary, you will be led step by step through the creation of your original piece.
Dates: Thursday May 14, 21, 28
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
About Andrea: Andrea Piller (b.1960, Toronto On) graduated from the Ontario College of Art where she studied drawing and ceramics. Her sculptural hand built works are ongoing investigations of natural form, aiming to synthesize the organic world and human experience. A recent move from Toronto to the Prince Edward countryside informs her studio practice. She is the recipient of numerous art awards and Ontario Arts Council grants. A highly experienced mentor artist educator she shares her enthusiasm and knowledge for visual arts and creative fluency to children, youth and adults. Exhibitions include Still Life-Landscape, Burlington Art Gallery, Life taking Shape, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Fire and Earth, Itabashi Art Museum, Itabashi, Japan, Nocturne Craft Ontario, Toronto. Her work is held in private, corporate and museum collections across Canada including Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.