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CBA 027-W23| Collage: from Idea to Artifact, In-Person

CBA 027-W23| Collage: from Idea to Artifact, In-Person

3/7-4/11, Tues, 6-9 PM ROOM: 209 Porteous Building 522 Congress St

Maximum Enrollment: 12 LBS

Course Description


 Artwork by Crystal Cawley

Explore ways of combining printed matter, found objects, and a myriad of everyday materials like wire, thread, pins, and more. The class will include demonstrations and practice of tools and techniques for putting materials together, with focused exercises for developing ideas and choosing the best materials and methods for expressing your ideas. All levels welcome.

Weekly Class 

TUITION$260 + FEES: $30

Tuesday 3/7-4/11,  6-9pm (6 sessions)

CEUs: 1.8



Crystal Cawley is an artist who works with paper, textiles, collected objects, and re-purposed materials. Her work explores ideas of identity, time, memory, and loss, and draws on various traditional skills like embroidery and letterpress printing. She teaches in the Continuing Studies program at the Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine, and is an artist 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 Taconic Community Foundation, and the Pollock Krasner Foundation. www.crystalcawley.com


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.

This course has reached maximum enrollment.

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