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February 12 - March 05
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Memory/Space • DPRB171W24
Class • Sun 10am-1p • Feb 12-Mar 5 • 4 sessions • $80 • Room 203
The first two weeks will focus on the topic of space. Flat, compressed, rhythmic and shallow space are among the types of space that will be explored. The following two weeks will address the subject of memory. Students will learn how other artists deal with archive and memory, and how they themselves can conduct research and work from their own memories. Students will work on two pieces during this workshop, each spanning two sessions. For drawing or painting students with some experience.
The instructor will email students prior to starting the class regarding what materials they need to prepare.
Reem Bassous received her BA from The Lebanese American University in Beirut, Lebanon and her MFA from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is an instructor at Leeward Community College and was a lecturer at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa for nine years. Her paintings and drawing installations have been featured in international exhibitions including the Millais Gallery in Southampton and the Brunei Gallery in London, England; and the RamsayOng Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Bassous’ regional and national exhibitions include shows at the Honolulu Museum of Art; the Meadows Museum, Louisiana; the Washington Studio School Gallery in Washington, D.C.; and WhiteBox Gallery and the Painting Center in New York City. She is the recipient of the Glassman Award, the Langenkamp Award in Abstract Painting, the John Young award, and more recently the winner of the 2013 Kafiye Project Competition at Kaflab, New York City. Her most recent shows include solo exhibitions at the Honolulu Museum of Art and at SBCAST Gallery in Santa Barbara.
Artwork by Mark Yoshizumi
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