Spotlight: Marwen Course

Seeing the Unseen (and Unexpected)

As September graciously shares with us the best of two seasons in transition, I feel the need to reflect upon my summer term at Marwen. Summer 2015 at Marwen also shared something with my favorite month, as the program was in it’s own moment of transition: The newly renovated arts campus is set to reopen its arms to our city in just one more week.

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September 23rd, 2015 0 comments Art practice connected to teaching practice / Collaboration / Intuition / Reflection / Spotlight: Marwen Course

Spotlight: Marwen Course

My So-Called Still Life
Teaching Artist: Hilary Baldwin
Assistant teaching artist: Keaton Bell
WINTER 2015

In this introductory still life painting class, you will learn how to look at the world around you in new ways and use what you see to create unique and expressive paintings of everyday objects. Whether you design anime characters, carve from stone, or make movies, the generic cialis online painting

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May 18th, 2015 0 comments Painting / Spotlight: Marwen Course

Spotlight: Student + Marwen Lab Exhibition Opening at Chicago Art Department

Zoe Prekop
Zoe Prekop has been a Marwen student since 2011 when she was in 8th grade. Now in her senior year of high school Zoe has just completed her third year participating in the Marwen Lab program. Marwen Lab is a capstone studio program designed for Marwen's highly motivated and dedicated young Chicago artists. Working closely with three teaching artists, Lab students work on

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March 12th, 2015 0 comments Mixed media / Reflection / Sculpture / Spotlight: Marwen Course / Spotlight: Students / Teaching Artistry

Spring Term at Marwen

Congratulations to all of our teaching artists and student artists on an incredible Spring 2014 term! Check out highlights from each course below. Special thanks to Bridget Kevin (Now Bridget Carney!) for the great photo documentation of the courses!

Abstract Painting: Teaching Artist- Brad Biancardi, Assistant Teaching Artist- Lee Kintner

 

Advanced Wheel Throwing: Teaching Artist- Christine DeVries, Assistant Teaching Artist- Daniel Sanchez

 

Animation

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May 26th, 2014 0 comments Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical

Winter Term at Marwen

Congratulations to all of our teaching artists and student artists on an incredible Winter 2014 term! Check out highlights from each course below: Art of Making Comics: Teaching Artist- David Downs, Assistant Teaching Artist- David Jones Balancing Act: Kinetic Sculpture: Teaching Artist- Gwen Terry, Assistant Teaching Artist- Julia quality canadian pharmacy Klein   Ceramic Jars and Vessels: Working on and off the Wheel: Teaching Artist-

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March 19th, 2014 0 comments Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical

Hip Hop Hooray

This spring I’ll be teaching a video course entitled Hip-Hop: Visualizing the Story. I don’t think I’ve been this hyped and nervous about teaching a course in a while. How do I condense the brilliance and culture of hip hop into 8 weeks? Hip-Hop: Visualizing the Story focuses on cialis onset hip-hop as a tool for social change. We’ll discuss the history, culture and social

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March 10th, 2014 0 comments Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical / Time-Based Media

Spotlight Marwen Course: Beyond the Naked Eye

Feature image: Chase Thilleman, CONTACT Canon, studio strobes, fish tank set

“This shot was inspired by the deep connection us humans have with water. Capturing the beauty of water that we overlook in our everyday lives.” Chase Thillman

Since my talk at the summer post term meeting I have had a few teaching artists approach me about contacting U of C for future collaborations with other art

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September 19th, 2013 0 comments Photography / Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching the technical

Summer Term: Session Two!

Check out the incredible world of Session Two at Marwen! To see the final artworks created by our amazing youth, come to the Summer Term Exhibition Opening at Marwen on September 27th from 5-7pm!
Feathers and Fur: Watercolor Animals
Teaching Artist- Karen Perl & Assistant Teaching Artist- Bruce Wilson

Transforming Books into Sculptures
Teaching Artist- Jamie Thome & Assistant Teaching Artist- Etta Sandry

Moving Pictures:

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August 8th, 2013 0 comments Spotlight: Marwen Course

Summer Term: Session One!

Here's a little glimpse into the wonderland of art-making going on during Session One! To see the fruits of this labor come to the Summer Term Exhibition Opening at Marwen on September 27th from 5-7pm! Stay tuned for more images from Session Two which runs from July 29th - August 9th. Abstract Painting Teaching Artist- Bradley Biancardi & Assistant Teaching Artist-Lee Kintner Sculptures in Flight:

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July 18th, 2013 0 comments Spotlight: Marwen Course

Spotlight: Marwen Course

Game On In this two-term course taught by Nick Briz and assisted by Bridget Kevin, students learned how to graphically design and code web games and also learned about system design, social/activist games, resource management, game mechanics and critical play. Students utilized Photoshop and coding with JavaScript to create playable games. This lovable, funny, creative group of high school students worked on their projects over

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June 25th, 2013 0 comments Design Arts / Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching the technical

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