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Making Small Figures with Clay – Workshop for All Ages with Ruby Jackson

Saturday, March 30 | 1-4 PM | $20 ($15 for Friends of SAC)

KIDS and ADULTS welcome (Ages 5+).

Join TAKEOVER! artist Ruby Jackson for another fun session creating tiny objects out of Sculpey clay, suitable for kids and adults.

Ruby will teach you how to make miniature food, little animals, beads, or other imaginative things.  The workshop will be three hours long, which includes time to fire the work.  It is open to all people five years and older.

Ruby Jackson has been known to describe herself as a one-time juvenile delinquent saved by art.  She grew up in Queens where she would cut school, smoke cigarettes, and steal late-night deliveries to the bagel store.  After barely graduating high school she headed to New York City to be an artist.  Having no formal training, she developed original techniques in many media–a process which continues to this day.  After moving to the East End of Long Island, Ruby earned a degree in Art Education, survived breast cancer, discovered snorkeling, and took up the flying trapeze.  She also was Assistant to the Director of the Pollock Krasner House for more than a decade.  She is passionate about teaching art to children and has conducted workshops in the public schools, as well as for the Nature Conservancy, the South Fork Natural History Museum, and the Children’s Museum of the East End.

During this period, Ruby created a large and distinctive body of work in wood, ceramic, pen and ink, polymer clay, oil, acrylic, and gouache. Her imagery typically takes inspiration from natural forms, which she abstracts and explores using original techniques.  Her work has been exhibited in galleries in New York, Long Island, and Sarasota, Florida.

Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Website:
http://www.southamptonartscenter.org

National Geographic Photo Ark by Joel Sartore

Thursday Jun 27 - Sunday Sep 08

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Monday Jul 29 - Monday Aug 19

Practice your drawing skills in this three-session series with artist Linda Capello. Participants will practice drawing a live model through gesture sketches and longer duration observation. All skill levels are welcome. Materials included.

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