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Dates: Thursdays, Six-session, July 11-August 15
Course Description:Visit the galleries to view different painting styles and techniques. Work from paintings in the MFA's collection, still life objects in the classroom or independently realize your ideas with a series of paintings on canvas, paper or panel. Learn fundamental skills, color relationships and develop a personal style with acrylic paint. You may bring your own supplies; a list of required materials is distributed during first class.
Instructor: Ria Brodell
Ria Brodell is an artist based in Boston whose current body of work addresses issues of gender, sexuality and "butch" identity. Brodell attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and received a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle ('02) and an MFA from the Museum School/Tufts University ('06). Brodell has had solo and group exhibitions throughout the US, including: Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles ('10); Judi Rotenberg, Boston ('09); Swarm Gallery, Oakland ('08); Cerasoli Gallery, Los Angeles ('08); Aqua Art, Miami ('08); DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA ('07); 808 Gallery, Boston ('06); Rhys Gallery, Boston ('06); and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ('05). She received the Emerging Artist Award from the St. Botolph Club Foundation ('08), and her work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Beautiful Decay, New American Paintings, Art New England, Art Slant: San Francisco, Daily Serving, The Phoenix, and Boston Magazine.