We are delighted to offer a painting workshop led by the accomplished painter Stacy Kamin. Not only is she blessed with an extraordinary talent, but she is a natural teacher who excels at imparting technical knowledge and inspiring even the most uncertain student. Her patience, generosity and sense of joie de vivre encourage a relaxed atmosphere, making learning [...]
Momoca will be teaching two workshops in paper flower making, one using origami techniques, and the other inspired by flower offerings and ornaments she saw in Catholic churches in Oaxaca.
Crossing the threshold: writing one’s way into forbidden landscapes of feeling Carla Drysdale In this three-day workshop designed to generate new writing, we will take as our touchstone and guide Rumi’s words “The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you./Don’t go back to sleep.” How do we cross Rumi’s “doorsill where the two worlds [...]
La semaine prochaine, on accueille Kum Joo Ahn comme artiste en résidence. Pendant son séjour, on fera une exposition éphémère de ses oeuvres entre le 16 et le 19 juin. Aussi, elle va enseigner l'art de bojagi dans deux stages. Son travail contemporain se base dans les techniques traditionnels de patchwork, broderie, et la couture à [...]
We're please to announce that Jon Lee Anderson's masterclass will run again in summer 2014!
La brûlure du soleil gagnait mes joues et j'ai senti des gouttes de sueur s'amasser dans mes sourcils... Mes yeux étaient aveuglés derrière ce rideau de larmes et de sel. Je ne sentais plus que les cymbales du soleil sur mon front… Albert Camus Peintures, Mia Funk, de la séries La Mer Venez passer quelques [...]
Perhaps you are looking for a way to take your journalism into the exciting world of contemporary multimedia, to learn how to tell your story in words, photos, and video, online or in print. Or maybe you want to develop your ability to weave a rich long-form story that is built upon well-chosen details expressing [...]
Here is an extraordinary opportunity to work with Bex Brian, one of our masterclass tutors and a top-notch writing coach. She's offering first-time clients a writing critique free of charge as a way to try out the coach-writer relationship: Send me what you’ve got so far (no more than thirty pages) and I’ll give you a [...]
Read masterclass writing tutor Ann Tashi Slater's reflective memoir piece In Search of Things Past: Dreaming of Spain and Love in the Huffington Post. And then go on to enjoy her Gypsy Cante, an excerpt from her travel-memoir-in-progress, published in New World Writing.
Jason Motlagh, who will lead a masterclass at La Porte Peinte this summer, reports on land-grabbing in Burma for The Washington Post. His work is supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Read the piece here.