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2017/18 TEEN ART LAB

Steamroller Printmaking Friday Drop-In Studio | Drawing for Comics

2017/18 TEEN ART LAB

Friday, October 27
6th-8th grade; 3:00pm-5:00pm
9th-12th grade; 6:00pm-8:00pm
Fridays November 3, December 7, 14 
3pm-5pm (middle and high school students)
Our art studios will be open to young artists in town who want a place to hang out with friends. Bring any art projects and supplies you want to work on. Snacks and some supplies available.

Saturday, November 18
6th-12th grade
$30 (member) | $40 (non-member)
Interested in making comics? Let's focus on drawing! Students will strengthen their cartooning skills through drawing games and storytelling exercises.
Instructor: Stephanie Zuppo

Drawing for Comics


Robyn Alvin currently works as an art educator, freelance photographer, and web developer while building experience toward her ultimate goal: becoming a curator for a funky, modern arts gallery. Alvin graduated from the Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, MA with a BA concentrating on photography. She has worked as an assistant to Vermont painter Jess Grahan and since 2008 has worked as an assistant to artist and stonemason Thea Alvin. She has shown her fine art photography for the Goddard Gallery, is a regular at the Rock Paper Scissors Gallery in Morrisville, VT and continues build on her collective experiences with travel to Asia, Europe, and across the United States.

Donna Collins has been in the garment industry since the 4th grade when she sold doll clothes to her friends. She has done costume design for the Lyric Theatre and The Flynn Center for Performing Arts. She has also worked for Garnet Hill, Burton, Brystie and the Johnson Woolen Mill. Donna does everything from designing to pattern making and is currently working as a freelance design technician.

Leif Goldberg is an artist working with drawing, printmaking, and film animation.  He teaches film production and animation at Burlington College.  His film work as part of collaborative projects has been exhibited in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and the RISD Museum and is showcased at Anthology Film Archive in 2013.  Leif's drawings and prints have been published in numerous anthologies and are held in collections around the world

Kristina Gosh is an interdisciplinary teaching artist and art activist. Her art practice twists together digital and analog imagery and explores the dichotomies of everyday life. She experiments with installation, digital collage, social performance, writing and sculptural painting. Kristina taught aesthetics, video performance art, and video production & editing at Columbia College Chicago for five years and was an arts integrationist and after-school art instructor with Columbia's Center for Community Arts Partnership. Her work has been exhibited at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Center for Book & Paper Arts, The Chicago Humanities Festival, and Art on Track Chicago- a moving art festival on a CTA train. Kristina holds a double BA in Studio Art & French from the University of Vermont and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts & Media from Columbia College Chicago.

Jolene Lane’s mother taught her to sew as a young girl and she has not stopped since. She works as a home sewer for Prints & Patches Quilt Shop and also designs and creates her own products. Jolene has a MA in Art Education and is a licensed art teacher.

Sequana Skye, RN, BA, MFA, is a multi-faceted, multi-passionate artist. Her initial creative experiences were as writer, director, and actor in stage productions in upstate New York. Since moving to Vermont in 2008, Sequana has branched out into filmmaking as a writer, director, and producer. Her team in the 2014 Green Mt. Film Festival Film Slam, was awarded third place for the film The Time is Right. Sequana has participated in many creative opportunities in Vermont including being a guest artist on the Arts Bus in Randolph, Vermont. She teaches her original filmmaking program Lights! Camera! Action! throughout the state. Sequana earned her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College and is currently an MFA candidate in the Film program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Stephanie Zuppo is a Cartoonist, Illustrator, and Graphic Designer originally from Philadelphia, but currently stationed in Burlington, VT. She received her BFA in Illustration and Design at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia and an MFA in Comics at The Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont. She was, up until recently, the head of library staff at The Schulz Library and currently teaches comics and cartooning workshops to youth and adults of all ages. Besides printing and distributing her own comics, she has also appeared in several comic anthologies, including Dirty Diamonds #6, Earthbound Party!, Summer: Quick & Dirty #2, and Maple Key Comics, Issues 4 & 5. She is also the co-founder of Blank Party!, a video game based comics collective. Prior to moving to Vermont to learn about comics, she worked as a freelancer, web and UI/UX designer, storyboard artist, and project manager for a couple of different companies. She is a master of many trades.





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