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CBA 022-F22 | Collage: Found Objects, Attachments + Surface Design In-person

CBA 022-F22 | Collage: Found Objects, Attachments + Surface Design In-person

11/19 Sat, 9-4 pm ROOM: 209 Porteous Building

Maximum Enrollment: 12 LBS

Course Description



Collage seems easy, just glue something to something else, but there is a world of exploration in figuring out other ways to attach one thing to another. We will explore many of these possibilities with cording and thread, wire, metal hardware, sewing notions, and finding alternative creative uses for everyday things. We'll attach things to paper and fabric, to create rich textures and surface treatments.


Tuition: $130 + $20 Studio Fee

11/19 Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

CEUs: n/a

Faculty: Crystal Cawley is an artist who works with paper, textiles, collected objects, and re-purposed materials. Her work explores ideas of identity, time, and loss, and draws on various traditional skills like embroidery and letterpress printing. She is a member of Portland's Pickwick Independent Press, a printmaking collective. She has shown her work around the US and in England, Greece, and Japan. Her work is in the collections of the Boston Public Library; Columbia University Library; The Library of Congress; Maine Women Writers Collection; MOMA/Franklin Furnace Artists’ Book Collection; the Smithsonian Institution Graphic Arts Collection at the National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.; and the Munakata Shiko Museum, Aomori, Japan, among others. She has received grants from the Maine Arts Commission, the Berkshire.

Supplies: Found and collected objects, scissors, X-acto or similar knife with extra blades, cutting mat, metal ruler or triangle.



All students + faculty are required to:

  • provide proof of vaccination + booster immediately after registration by emailing an image of their vaccination card to cstudy@meca.edu.
  • wear a mask (acceptable masks: KN95, N95, KF94, or medical/surgical masks) on campus at all times.

We recommend home COVID testing before coming to class.

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