Open Studio with Christopher Shotola-Hardt
Instructor: Christopher Shotola-Hardt
Week1: July 31 - August 6, 2022
Open Studio participants may bring work in progress or explore new ideas with instructor input to help encourage personal expression and artistic development.
Group critiques and one-on-one consultations will focus on helping the artist achieve their intended expression through effective execution of the formal aspects of the work (principles and elements of design).
Suitable for relative beginners to professional artists seeking an intensive week of artistic exploration in a stimulating setting. Oil or acrylic, or water-based media.
No Class Material Fee
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Christopher Shotola-Hardt received his MFA from Portland State University and his BA from Lewis & Clark College, with a year of study at Ludwig-Maximillians Universität in Munich, Germany. He has exhibited throughout the Pacific Northwest and in New York. His work is included in local, national, and international private collections and regional public collections, including the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, the Evergreen Air & Space Museum, Center for Research in Environmental Sciences & Technologies (CREST), South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART), and City of Wilsonville. He has been one of the artist-owners of Blackfish Gallery in Portland’s Pearl District since 2004. Shotola-Hardt taught in the West Linn-Wilsonville School District for 32 years, and was named Oregon Secondary Art Educator of the Year (2005); Oregon Art Educator of the Year (2009); Pacific Region Secondary Art Educator of the Year (2018).
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