Collected Images: The Collage Artist Book

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Taught by Christine Garvey

Christine Garvey is an artist and coach based in Austin, Texas. Her creative work has been recognized with a Fulbright Research Grant, an Austin Community Initiatives Award, and a Fellowship from Concordia University Montreal. Since 2010 she’s been a teaching artist and faculty member at various institutions, including the University of Texas at Austin, Florence University of the Arts, and Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation. She writes and speaks about ideas that impact artists, including scarcity and financial stability, and helps artists set goals and gain momentum in their creative practices. To find out more about her work visit:

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Are you a collector of images and things, interested in finding meaning in a narrative format? In this one-day book workshop, students will connect content to form, using the artist book as a vehicle for their message.

Students will learn collage and mixed media practices (transferring, working with wet and dry media, proper glues and applications) introduced through collaborative exercises, demonstrations and discussion. From here, they will use their own collected materials to create a small artist book.

Beginners are welcome, but in the spirit of the short workshop format - time will be best used if students arrive with ideas and materials ready and some experience with mixed media practices.  




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