Lyric features the works of 63 Thompson School District middle school students who worked closely with Artworks studio artist Bob Campagna to create original photographic prints in Artworks’ darkroom. The project title, Lyric, stems from the integration of image and word.     “Lyric challenged students from six middle schools to be photographer, researcher and writer.… read more

Artist Workshop :: Ronda Stone

STOP PROCRASTINATING! CREATE A BASIC ARTIST IDENTITY AND GIVE YOUR CAREER THE FOUNDATION IT NEEDS. CREATE AN ARTIST STATEMENT, CV, BIO, AND PORTFOLIO. Sept. 23 & 24, 9 am – 3 pm $125/day or both days $195 One scholarship available for one day 10% off for Artworks 310 INITIATIVE Member Contact Ronda Stone at… read more

Intrigue: Student Photography Exhibit

Intrigue features over sixty silver gelatin prints made by local middle school students under the instruction of Artworks studio artist Bob Campagna. All photographs were processed, printed, and assembled in Artworks’ darkroom and studio. Since 2003, Bob Campagna has taught the annual Gifted and Talented student photography program to middle school students of the Thompson School District.… read more

Why the women of Abstract Expressionism still matter

     In the spirit of Women’s History Month, Artworks has invited guest blogger Charis Lillene Fleshner to write a brief blog post about Joan Mitchell, a woman artist who made a name for herself as a second generation abstract expressionist painter and printmaker. Joan Mitchell was born in Chicago, IL in 1925 and died in France… read more

Help Ronda Stone get to Santa Fe!

Artworks artist Ronda Stone is heading to Santa Fe, NM this month to participate in a photographic workshop. Santa Fe Workshops has given Ronda Stone an Honorable Mention grant for $600 to apply towards a workshop March 19 – March 24th. She is trying to raise more funds to help her get there. She is taking… read more

3 Day Studio Workshop: Hans Hofmann’s teachings on Abstraction

Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) was an abstract expressionist painter and teacher whose students ranged from Lee Krasner, Helen Frankenthaler, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Nevelson to Larry Rivers, Allan Kaprow and Wolf Khan. Hofmann was an energetic force, teaching abstraction based on the system of cubism both in Europe and the US. Artworks Loveland artist, Jennie Kiessling,… read more