Category Archives: teens

Rensing Group Show at the SC Governor’s Scool

For any of you who are in the Greenville, SC area, this week is your last chance to check out a beautiful group show from recent Rensing Center resident artists. The show is hosted by the South Carolina Governor’s School … Continue reading

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POWER WEEKEND, Pt. I

If you’re one of the people that sees me regularly, its likely you haven’t seen me in a while. I’ve been running an intense teaching schedule, and finishing an ambitious new show. For the next two weekends, my work and … Continue reading

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Portfolio Intensive at Gage

Each summer, I take some time away from collegiate teaching to work with the teenagers at Gage Academy of Art. For the last four years, Jethaniel Peterka and I have been team-teaching intensive programs for teens at Gage. We were paired … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop Posters

This July, Jethaniel Peterka and I ran our fourth year of the Drawing Intensive and second year of the Painting Intensive at Gage Academy of Art. I’ll have more on the excellent work our students did, and why I work … Continue reading

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Summer: A Time for Action

It’s been a while since I’ve made time for the internet. Summer is in its full glory here in Seattle, and I’m working to match the long boreal days. This Summer I’m teaching, the Drawing and Painting Teen Intensives at … Continue reading

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SAM Teen Night Out, April 13th

April 13th is Seattle Art Museum’s Teen Night Out. This free event features access to the SAM’s galleries, live performances, and art-making with Seattle Artists.  (Think: SAM Remix for minors.) In honor of the final month of Gauguin & Polynesia, … Continue reading

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Guaguin and Polynesia Workshop

This Friday night I’ll be at the Seattle Art Museum to lead a teen sketching trip through Gauguin Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise. The show has some excellent paintings and prints from Gauguin’s years in the Pacific, and some beautiful 19th … Continue reading

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Drawing Jam

This Saturday, December 3rd, marks Gage Academy’s 12th annual Drawing Jam. From 9am to 9pm, three floors of art studios are open with costumed and nude models, drawing supplies, live music and food. For my teen friends, I’ll be giving … Continue reading

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