Expanded Painting for Teens

Develop and advance your painting skills in this exciting workshop. Exploring a range of media, techniques and scale, students will learn an expanded vocabulary of painting and refined skill set through experimentation. Through a range of exercises, students will use gesture, line, colour, composition and form as a way to build upon fundamental skills and learn to communicate their unique voice.

Spring Sessions

CETP 179 S001
Jan 17, 2021 - Feb 21, 2021
Sundays | 1:00pm 4:00pm
Tuition: $289 | 5 sessions

Due to the online nature of the programs this year, students participating in the Expanded Painting workshop will need to have their own access to the hardware and materials required for the course. Students can expect to spend $130-$150 in supplies. The complete list of supplies will be provided upon request and at the time of registration.

Learning Outcomes

Through successful completion of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to experiment with a wide range of tools and methods
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key introductory techniques of painting, including colour mixing and brushwork
  • Demonstrate ability to discuss ideas and thought processes for each project, including references / source material, decision-making and material experimentation
  • Demonstrate introductory knowledge of language around contemporary painting and “expanded” discourse

About the Instructor

Kate Barry is an artist, educator and curator. She holds a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art and Design and an MFA from the University of Ottawa. Her works have been performed or exhibited in galleries and festivals throughout Canada and internationally, including the National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, Open Space Arts Society (Victoria), 7a*11d Festival of Performance Art (Toronto), Galerie SAW Gallery (Ottawa), LINK & PIN Performance Art Series (Montreal), World Pride Toronto and the Rider Project, NYC. In addition, she has self-produced work at the Muse d’Orsay (Paris, France) and Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto). Barry has contributed over 20 years to working in artist-run spaces committed to the exhibition of artwork outside of the mainstream.