Composition Workshop with Michael O'Keefe
Saturday, September 15th from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm
at the Bonny Studio
The cost is $75.00
Michael O'Keefe will discuss in depth the principals of 2D composition. Michael will talk participants through a comprehensive powerpoint presentation that will provide numerous examples of dynamic compositions. He will discuss ideas of composition that apply to figuration, non-representational abstraction and narrative works of art. Michael will also distinguish between notions of Classical composition, Modernist composition as well as contemporary trends in 2D composition. Participants will have ample opportunity to raise questions and concerns that are particular to their work. And participants will be given some exercises to further develop their understanding of creating strong compositions.
Supplies: Please bring pencils and/or charcoal (which ever you are more comfortable with) and a pad of paper 11x14 or 9x12 and an eraser. You may like to bring a notebook as well.
Due to limited space: we will only be able to have 12 people. Please sign up ASAP with a $25.00 deposit and the $50.00 balance due August 25th.cancellation policy:The $25.00 deposit is a non-refundable deposit. The balance due August 25th is $50.00. In the event of cancellation, $50.00 will be refunded if someone from the waiting list is able to attend.You are welcome to bring a lunch and as always, there will be plenty of snacks and drinks. Please register ASAP by phone or email with me at:email@example.com or 214-405-5993.Payment options; 1 You may send money via Paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org .If you'd like me to send you a Paypal invoice, let me know.2 You are welcome to call with a credit card: 214-405-59933 You may send a check to Bonny Fine Art 580 W.Arapaho Rd. #262
Richardson, TX. 750804 You are welcome to pay in cash at the studio
Many thanks for furthering you skills and exploring new ideas! Bonny
Michael O’Keefe currently resides in Dallas, TX where he lives and works as an artist. In 2003 O’Keefe moved to Dallas from New York in order to pursue an Masters degree in visual arts at Southern Methodist University. In 2006 O’Keefe received his MFA and chose to remain in Dallas to continue his career as an artist as well as to teach at various institutions in the area. O’Keefe currently teaches drawing at Eastfield College, and teaches both drawing and sculpture at Brookhaven College and SMU. He also teaches drawing to architects at Corgan Associates, Inc., a prominent international architect and design firm located in Dallas. Prior to relocating to Dallas, O’Keefe taught Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture for many years to high-functioning mentally ill adults in New York City with the organization HAI, Inc. O’Keefe received his BA from Muhlenberg College in 1999. He also studied at the New York Studio School, the Maryland Institute, College of Art, and The International School of Art in Umbria, Italy. O’Keefe has shown his work at various locations in New York, Philadelphia, and Dallas. Images of O’Keefe’s sculpture and drawing can also be seen at www.mokeefesculpture.com. Michael shows his sculptures and drawings locally at the prestigious Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden
The Bonny Studio
580 W. Arapaho #262
Richardson, TX 75080