The Putney School Summer Programs announces Adult Studio Arts and Writing Week, August 5-11.
Wednesday, May 30 2012 @ 01:48 PM EDT
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Participants come with diverse experience and set their own pace with 24 hour access to studios. Faculty is dedicated to guiding each participant in his or her own pursuits. Certificate of completion for educator contact hours available. Workshops are limited to six to eight participants. Brian Mooney teaches the creative writing workshop. His work has been widely published and he is the guy behind The Storymatic ("six trillion stories in one little box"). Roger Ballou, known throughout the region for his metal work teaches blacksmithing. His ironwork can be seen in movies The Scarlet Letter and Killian's Chronicle. Melissa Johnson teaches weaving, knitting, natural and synthetic dyeing. She is a designer, dyer, and color consultant for The Green Mountain Spinnery in Putney. Jewelry teacher Jeanne Wulsin-Bennet is an award-winning freelance metal designer. Jeanne works for custom jewelers in Vermont, New Hampshire, and the Virgin Islands. Jason Buening, studied at the New York Studio School, Marlboro College and American University. Jason teaches painting. Photography teacher Christine Triebert is a graduate of the Art Institute of Boston. Her prints are held in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Polo Ralph Lauren, Bank of America, and The Ritz Carlton.
Last summer, one participant remarked: "I have a Masters in Fine Arts but [my teacher at Putney is] the best teacher I’ve ever had.” while another said “It would take me a year to get this far if I were doing this at home alone.” Boarding and Day options available. To register and for more information; http://www.putneyschool.org/summer; 802.387.6297; email@example.com.
The Putney School Summer Programs also offers two three-week sessions of workshops for high school students June 24- August 3. Enrollment open until workshops fill.