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IN-PERSON: "Mosaic Landscapes" class with Ryan McGivern



MOSAIC LANDSCAPES
with Ryan McGivern

WHEN: Tuesdays (9am - 12pm)

May 31, June 14, 21, 28, 2022

NOTE: There is no class on Tuesday, June 7, 2022

WHERE: Art League Academy
(106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island)



Join local mosaics artist Ryan McGivern for this exciting 4-week class where students will learn the ins and outs of glass mosaics creating a landscape from start to finish!


Using a variety of glass and mixed media, students will explore the techniques for making a mosaic landscape.

Students are encouraged to bring sample photos of landscapes that interest them to the first class, BONUS points if they're photographs you took yourself!

Students will learn about basic tool use, materials, adhesives and grouping in this course!

 
NOTE: Students should bring $60 cash to pay the instructor for ALL materials needed, nothing else will be needed, just bring yourself!


REFUND POLICY:
Ticket purchases to Art League of Hilton Head events are final. Credits or Refunds will not be given for missed or classes/workshops.

If a class or workshop is canceled by Art League of Hilton Head a full refund will be given.


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Join us for this exciting mosaics class perfect for students of all levels!
Materials Included: Students should bring $60 cash for materials, which will all be provided by the instructor.
Requirements: Questions?
Please Email:
Academy@artleaguehhi.org
Instructor: Ryan McGivern
Instructor Bio:
RYAN MCGIVERN was born and raised in New York City and has been a professional studio artist with a focus on ceramics and glass since 1992. She studied sculptural ceramics and hot cast glass at New York University with Dr. Judith Schwartz and Mark Ferguson. Finishing her undergrad degree, Ryan moved to Santa Cruz, CA to work with local glass artists. In 1999, she returned to NYU for her graduate degree in studio art; glassblowing, sand casting, and sculptural ceramics. She instructed beginning glassblowing, worked as the tour director and assistant to the education director at Urban Glass, Brooklyn. Additionally, she studied at Pilchuck, Corning Glass Museum, Urban Glass, and assisted glassblowers at Wheaton Glass in NJ. From 2000 to 2016, she worked as a visual arts instructor and exhibiting artist at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Urban Glass, The Art Lab, Historic Richmond Town Museum, Staten Island Museum, SI Children's Museum, Sun Dog Theatre, The Studio 150, FireWorkSI, UFT, and The Noble Museum. Ryan served on the board at Staten Island Arts (COAHSI) and on the SIA grants review board. In addition to teaching, Ryan owned and operated two art galleries on Staten Island, The Studio 150 and FireWorkSI. Along with making and selling her own work, her galleries promoted visual, performance, and musical talent from the tri-state area.

Ryan's blown glass and mosaic art can be found in private and public collections around the US and Canada, including the mosaic "Seven Sisters", located at the NYU Meyers School of Nursing. Her work has also been part of notable auctions at The National Liberty Museum, PA, The Urban Glass Blowers Ball, FDNY Captains Table, The Newark Museum, The Noble Museum, SI Museum, and The ArtLab. Her work has been included in local publications and television as well as the "International Glass Artists" book by Richard Yelle.

Ryan is teaching mosaic art at the academy Art League of Hilton Head, SC. Ryan's 2021 series, "Mosaic Sketches HHI", focused on the integration of stone, marble, and glass in a three-dimensional construction. During the summer of '21, she began creating mosaic art with cut copper and agate.
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