Virtual Program: Play as Creative Process with Martha Wakefield

Cambridge Art Association

Apr. 18, 2021, 10:00 am

25 Lowell St

This program will be hosted online, using ZOOM
This 1-day workshop invites artists to discover the importance of play in their artistic practice. As defined by the dictionary: play (verb) means to engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose. The purpose of this class is to help artists improve creativity, explore new ideas, stay inspired and motivated. We will achieve this through a series of brand new exercises engaging with both traditional and non-traditional painting materials. For students who have attended Embrace the Creative Process, these new exercises build on those from past workshops. Open to artists willing to experiment, take chances, and play!
(Materials list forthcoming!)

About Martha Wakefield
Martha Wakefield, artist, instructor and mentor, has been teaching artists of all skill levels at art organizations in the Boston area for many years. Wakefield has created and continues to teach the following workshops: Alchemy of Color I & II, Embrace the Sketchbook, FEED Your Creative Soul and Intro to Cold Wax Medium with Oil. She creates a supportive environment helping artists from understanding the basics of painting to discovering and encouraging their unique voices. Wakefield’s own work explores the fragility of memory. She is intrigued by how memory morphs from persistent vividness to fleeting passages to total loss. Wakefield has won many awards for her work and is featured in private and corporate collections internationally. She is represented by Powers Gallery in Acton, MA.

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