Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers

Columbus College of Art & Design's Continuing & Professional Studies department is launching a series of new intensive workshops for practicing artists and designers looking for a deeper dive into new techniques, from bookbinding and metal coloring to collage and textile design.

In a nutshell

Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers

Registration: 
Through July 22 for July 24–26 workshops
Through July 26 for Aug. 2–4 workshops

Classes: Drawing and Design Development for Textile and Surface Pattern | Textile Design: Design, Carve and Print, using the Lino Print Technique | Adventures in Bookbinding | Color on Metal | Dismantle: Reconstructing the Idea of Practice of Collage through Exploration, Fragmentation, and Performance

Upcoming dates: 
Summer 2019 | July 24–26 & Aug. 2–4

Schedule: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | Wednesday–Friday & Saturday–Sunday

Program cost: $395

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Refund and withdrawal policy

By registering for classes, you accept responsibility for paying for the entire session regardless of the method of payment and/or attendance in class. CCAD does not have an automatic withdrawal policy. Nonattendance does not constitute official withdrawal from one or more classes. To withdraw from a course and /or request a refund, you must submit your request in writing. Tuition and fees are non-transferable.

  • One full week prior to start of class 100% less $75 administration fee
  • After first class but before second class 60%
  • After second class but before third class 40%
  • No refunds thereafter


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Textile Design: Design, Carve and Print, using the Lino Print Technique

Aug. 2–4
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: Through July 26

Veteran artist and fashion illustrator Kim Foster will lead this textile-focused class in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to learn the method of hand block printing, using the lino printing technique. Participants will learn the technique of block printing onto fabric and paper, using a variety of ways that a single motif can be repeated to create a range of pattern designs. And participants will learn how to transfer their designs and carve their lino blocks, using a linoleum cutter.


 

Adventures in Bookbinding

Aug. 2–4
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: Through July 26

Artist, photographer, and bookbinder Claudia Retter will lead this bookbinding class in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to learn bookbinding techniques. Participants will learn a number of different processes, including single sheet mini-books, accordion, pamphlet stitch binding, Japanese stab binding, and wrapped board cover binding. And participants will leave the workshop with a finished project.

 

3D Printing Workshop

Aug. 2–4
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: Through July 26

Join Associate Professor Steven Hubbard as he leads this three-day workshop covering the basics of 3D software including preparing an object for printing, a walk-through of the printing process, and, finally, finishing the object—in this case, a planter/pot you will design and complete.

Dismantle: Reconstructing the Idea of Practice of Collage through Exploration, Fragmentation, and Performance

July 24–26
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: Through July 22

Artist and CCAD Adjunct Instructor ¡Katie B. Funk! will lead this collage class in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to take a deep dive into the world of collage. The workshop will focus on the concept of "construction via deconstruction" and how to reuse and recycle existing materials to create new work.


Color on Metal

July 24–26
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: Through July 22

Veteran metalsmith and educator Kelly Nye will lead this metal coloring class in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to learn metal coloring techniques. Participants will learn a number of different processes, from enameling and Prismacolor Pencils to patina and Powder Coating. Participants will learn how to cut copper into desired silhouettes and then use color as an allover application or an accent to create a unique piece of jewelry or finished work of art. Participants must have a general familiarity with workshops and power tools.


 

Understanding Fashion Design through Sculpture

Brainstorming ideas to challenge an unsustainable fashion culture

Aug. 2–4
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: Through July 26

Join artist and designer Erica Rodney in this workshop aimed at giving people confidence to take action with their own wardrobes to help combat our “throw-away” culture. Designed to help individuals overcome insecurities about making one’s own clothes, you’ll learn simplified clothing construction methods through sculptural techniques and explore ways to make the creative fashion process easier and less intimidating.

kim foster

Kimberlyn Foster teaches Art and Textile classes. She received her BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design. Kimberlyn studied Fashion Illustration at CCAD and has worked in the Fashion Advertising industry as an art director for a number of years before moving to the UK, where she lived and worked for over 10 years in England as an educator and artist. She has taught art and textiles in a secondary school setting and also at college level. She has shown her work at leading art and textile shows in the London area at the Landmark Arts Center. Her work has been influenced by time spent studying Textiles at London City Lit College where she has attended a number of short courses focusing on Textiles and Mixed Media.

 

jiahao peng

 Jiahao Peng, born and raised in China, received his MFA from CCAD in 2019. He currently is a teaches in the Continuing Education & Professional Studies Department at CCAD and is an ambassador for Beeler Gallery. Jiahao has participated in international exhibitions such as: Dust, The Plates of Present, which will be presented in The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France and SOFA Connect, Chicago, IL. etc. His works vary and include photography, installation, and performance. Jiahao’s professional practice outside of the art and education includes Tai Chi Quan (4th Grade, Green Tiger), filmmaking, and bookbinding where he started his own business Sanctuary Press.

kelly nye

Kelly Nye is a Metalsmithing & Jewelry MFA graduate of California State University, Long Beach. She is a CCAD Fine Arts alum from the class of 2006. She has previously taught classes in the CCAD Jewelry & Metals department, Foundation Studies, Continuing Education and Saturday Morning Art Classes for several years while also teaching at Capital University. She currently teaches full time at St Francis DeSales High School in Columbus with a focus in building her Jewelry and Small Metals classes and foundations. Her work has been shown at the McConnell Arts Center (Worthington), Sherri Gallery (Short North), Zanesville Art Museum, Racine Art Museum (WI), and various galleries in Chicago, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Her passion for working two-dimensionally in a traditional three-dimensional material, has let to the study of shapes and silhouettes with a detail for intricate hand cutting and piercing with a jeweler's saw.  

claudia retter

 Claudia Retter was born in Germany, grew up in New England, and now makes her home in Columbus, Ohio.  She has seen the world through the eyes of an artist and storyteller ever since she opened her first book, and inspires others to see the stories in their own lives through her exhibits, readings, and workshops. Retter has received numerous accolades for both her photographic work and her handmade artist book, The Flying Adventures of Two Candy Cane Pen Friends,  including an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council, grants from the Greater Columbus Arts Council, and awards from the Southern Vermont Art Center and the Salmagundi Club of New York.  She is currently bringing Flying Adventures to its first audiences while beginning work on new projects.