Artist: Jessica Curtaz

Multifaceted Visual Artist

Relief Printmaking
Program Description: Using styrofoam plates participants can create stylized imagery through pressure and indentation. Water based, non-toxic inks are used, and outside reference material depicting contemporary printmaking is brought in to inspire participants.
Length of Program: 90 minutes
Maximum Number of Participants: N/A
Venue Requirements: Sink to clean up brayers.
Cost: $275
Colorful Woven Wall Hanging
Program Description: Using yarn and other fibers participants will create woven imagery on burlap panels.
Length of Program: 90 minutes
Maximum Number of Participants: N/A
Venue Requirements: N/A
Cost: $225
Make Your Own Scratch Paper
Program Description: Make your own scratch paper using crayons, tempera paint and dish soap. A cross between a drawing and an engraving, this fun technique allows participants to create dramatic and colorful imagery.
Length of Program: 90 minutes
Maximum Number of Participants: 4-12 people
Venue Requirements: power outlet: to facilitate drying the top layer of paint. Access to a sink is ideal, as the top layer of the scratch board is painted on and can potentially get on participants hands.
Cost: $225
Bio:

Nationally exhibited artist, Jessica Curtaz, works with paper, graphite, clay and fiber. A native Californian, she holds a Bachelors of Arts from UC Santa Cruz in both plant biology and printmaking and an MFA in drawing from Claremont Graduate University.