Found Object Sculpture Workshop
I have been asked to have my next workshop be teaching found object sculpture. It will take place at my San Diego Artist Retreat studio in Fallbrook. Students will incorporate their own found object artifacts into a one-of-a-kind figurative sculpture. Once the workshop is full, additional students will be placed on the cancellation list and list for next class that will be held on Fridays or Saturdays.
This method of sculpture is one I particularly like – when I repaired and remodeled my ranch I kept pieces of weathered steel mesh and rusty worn hardware and incorporated them into a figurative sculpture I mounted on an avocado root from my grove thus creating the sculpture “At the Apex” that preserves the history of my homestead.
Making sculpture in this way is very personal and specific to the artist – it preserves a history important to them in a piece of art – a heritage and memories that can be passed down to family members. Constructing the sculpture in the form of a figure captures the artist’s emotion associated with the gathered objects and projects it into the piece.
All experience levels are welcome. Instruction is tailored to individual goals.
Instructor: Julia S. Rasor, Sculptor
Location: San Diego Artist Retreat, De Luz Heights area of Fallbrook (directions provided to registered students)
Dates: Coming late June 2016
Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm
Materials: Basic materials are provided and large tools loaned.
Registration: Email Julia at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a Registration Form. Receipt of a completed form and payment check will reserve your place in the workshop. Workshop Instructions will then be emailed to you. This will be a fairly small group of 8-10 students for maximum one-on-one interaction. Call Julia if you have any questions at 408-395-3335.
Julia has a number of awards for her works including two Third Places in Recycled Materials with her Recession Series sculptures “Industrial Plummet” and Industrial Slowdown” and a First Place in Ceramics at the San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, Fine Art Exhibit (4th largest fair in North America).
Her sculptures are on exhibit at the San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas; the Fallbrook Public Library; Weichert/Murphy and Murphy Realtors, Fallbrook; and at The Studio Door gallery in Northpark. More sculpture can be seen at RasorsSculptures.com.
It has been my experience that sculpture produced in the presence of other sculptors is of higher quality and the creative experience is more gratifying. I would love to have you join us!
San Diego Artist Retreat
An Art Immersion Experience
The workshop will be held at the newly founded San Diego Artist Retreat, the instructor’s mountaintop avocado ranch studio and gallery in the De Luz Heights area of Fallbrook.
The San Diego Artist Retreat setting is a spectacular rural mountaintop avocado ranch. Panoramic views, sunshine and quiet provide an experience that sparks and fosters personal creativity and provides for reflection and refinement of artistic work. Artists collaborate and receive facilitation to plan and produce art that inspires and excites imaginations and strives for excellence.