On Site/In Studio with Megan Barron and Kate Ledogar
July 27 – July 31 2011
Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Megan Barron and Kate Ledogar guide students through areas of natural beauty and interest to gather notes, photos, sketches and other impressions, then accompany them back to the studio to facilitate the creation of inspired artworks in a range of media. Students may participate in guided exercises (including large-scale charcoal drawing, low-color tonal painting, word association and collage) for the duration of the workshop or, at any time, focus on their own project in the medium of their choice.
5 Days (Wednesday-Sunday) – $450
2 Days (only Saturday and Sunday) – $200
Materials fee – $35
Megan Barron Bio
Megan Barron’s writing and art has appeared in the New York Times, View magazine, Drunken Boat, AIM, The New York Observer, 1000 Artist Journal Pages (Rockport Press, 2008), and Here Is New York: A Democracy of Photographs (Scalo Publishers, 2002). She has shown at Boltax Gallery, Benton-Nyce Gallery, New-York Historical Society, the California Museum of Art, and in “here: remembering 9/11,” a selection of photographs exhibited on the fence of ground zero overlooking the World Trade Center site. A national tour of “here: remembering 9/11” travelled to more than two dozen cities in 2007-2008.
Barron’s first solo show, “Circulation: Letters & Lives,” consisted of illuminated correspondence and opened July 2008 at the Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport, Long Island. In June 2010 The South Street Gallery exhibited her second, “Wrack Line,” which featured paintings done every day for a year of objects found along the shore.
She lives in New York City and on the North Fork
Kate Ledogar Bio
Kate Ledogar is an artist and writer centered in Somerville, MA. She teaches as an adjunct professor for Massachusetts College of Art, where she earned an MFA in 2008. Her paintings have recently been featured in two Boston Young Contemporaries exhibitions, as well as the Provincetown Art Association and Museum and the Hudson D. Walker Gallery at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.
As an artist and curator, she has been written about in The Boston Globe, Boston Herald, The Phoenix and the Improper Bostonian. She wrote an art column for two years for Boston’s Weekly Dig newspaper, and her restaurant, food and theater reviews have appeared in that publication as well as the Globe, Stuff @ Night and ARTSmedia magazine. She has been teaching art to adults and children for over ten years.
She is currently working on a novel and a series of mixed-media paintings