Mary Wilbanks

Acrylic Collage and Open Painting Studio

Third Session – Intermediate to Advanced
Mary Wilbanks ArtFor those artists working in acrylic collage she will demonstrate and show how to create an abstract collage based on the elements and principles of design. Mary will address the process of having your work reflect your own ideas, inspiration and interests. Those artists working in acrylic will see how to create an abstract collage based on the elements and principles of design. Each artist will complete 3-4 collages from start to finish.

This session will also be an opportunity for artists to work independently, with individual critiques on work done in class as well as previously completed work. The class will focus on ways to create a body of quality work, reflecting your interests and individuality. Portfolio creation, presentation, pricing, approaching a gallery and developing a relationship with your collectors and gallery are things that will be discussed. Mary has combined the Open Studio and Collage concept for the past 13 years with excellent results.

Mary WilbanksMary Wilbanks, N.W.S., Watercolor Honor Society, exhibits in galleries, juries, demos and teaches workshops in the U.S. and abroad. She has won over forty awards in National exhibits and her work appears in the Best of Watercolor #3, Best of Watercolor Textures, Collage Techniques and other publications. She taught for five years at the Phoenix Art Museum, three years at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and has been on the art board of the Jung Center Houston for the past eight years.

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