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Mini Monotype Workshop

Monotype by Meg Pohlod

Explore the endless possibilities and approaches to monotype printmaking. During this weekend workshop, participants will learn how to create a matrix using additive, subtractive and trace techniques as well as a combination of all three. Experimenting with manipulating inks on the surface of plexiglass and play with separating and layering colors. Use a variety of tools and materials to create rich and exciting prints! Participants will also learn how to print objects as well as explore how to use your body as a tool to remove ink from the plate. This workshop is perfect for both introductory and advanced artists.

Accessibility – This class takes place in the Heinz Printmaking Studio (located on the third floor) and requires participants to climb two flights of stairs as there is no elevator access. Please email classes@kala.org regarding any  accessibility needs prior to enrolling so we can assess if we are able to accommodate you safely and efficiently.

  • Tuition: $290
  • Location: Heinz Printmaking Studio
  • Instructor: Meg Pohlod
  • 2 Classes
  • Saturday, Sunday, August 24, 2024 — August 25, 2024
  • 10:00AM — 4:00PM
  • TBD Materials Fee - Payable to the instructor on the first day

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About the Instructor:

Meg Pohlod is a print artist based in Reno, Nevada and the Bay Area. She is the current Fellowship Award Artist at Black Rock Press, and an Instructor of Record at the University of Reno. Prior to this award she was the lead Printmaking Faculty at Laney Community College in Oakland, California. From 2018-2022 the Artist Residency Manager at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California. She received her MFA in printmaking from the University of Alberta in 2017. Her printmaking practice stems from an interest in the concepts of recollection and resolution, and questions what happens to the body, both internally and externally, when distressing memories are triggered. This visual research offers a unique and personal lens from which to view theories of memory and contemporary discourses of trauma, family, what is remembered and how it is manifested. Pohlod has exhibited work, and been a visiting artist nationally and internationally. She is currently working on an international collaboration project with artist and educator Heather Leier.