Mixed Media Art: Junk Mail Journaling
Friday, May 14 & Saturday, May 15, 2021 | 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Members: $300 | Non-Members: $325
In this two-day workshop, you will explore how to transform discarded mail, magazines and catalogs into a visual art journal. An art journal is a combination of visual and written imagery that captures thoughts, ideas and images in a visual way. In this class, we will create humorous monsterly pages that capture both your imagination and your recorded thoughts.
Wood is a mixed media artist from Lacey’s Spring, Alabama. She has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, but after working for a few years, decided to go back to college and take art classes. She enrolled with the University of Alabama in Huntsville and studied photography, sculpture and painting. Over the years she expanded her creative skills with numerous master-led classes. Her work varies from mixed media and art journaling to sculpture and jewelry making. Her recent solo exhibitions include Dreams and Reality: The Artwork of Leslie Wood at Carnegie Visual Arts Center and Evelyn Burrows Museum, and The Red Clay Survey: 2020 Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art at the Huntsville Museum of Art. An avid art journaler, her journal work has been published numerous times in Somerset Studio’s ART Journaling magazine including a feature in the 2020 Fall edition as well as features in Spring and Fall 2019 issues. You can find her work at local shows such as Monte Sano Art Festival and Panoply Arts Festival. For more information, visit lesliewoodarts.com.