COLLAGE TECHNIQUES & CREATIVE EXPLORATION WORKSHOPS
with Jonathan Talbot

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COLLAGE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE for 2003

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WORKSHOPS & OTHER PROGRAMS for 2003
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February 3rd, 2003 Woodstock, NY / Collage: Medium & Metaphor
February 15th & 16th, 2003 Warwick, NY / Collage Composition and the Creative Process
February 22nd & 23rd, 2003 Warwick, NY / Collage Composition and the Creative Process
March 15th & 16th, 2003 Alexandria, VA / Collage Techniques and Creative Exploration

April 24, 2003 Middletown, NY / The Artist as an Explorer
May 3rd & 4th, 2003 West Hartford, CT / Collage Techniques and Creative Exploration
May 17th & 18th, 2003 Warwick, NY / Collage & Creativity: Exploring Our Creative Potential
May 31th & June 1st, 2003 Warwick, NY / Collage 102
July 26th & 27th, 2003 Warwick, NY / Collage Techniques and Creative Exploration
September 3rd & 4th, 2003 Bainbridge Island, WA / Collage Techniques and Creative Exploration
September 6th & 7th, 2003 Portland, Oregon / Collage Techniques and Creative Exploration

September 14th -19th, 2003 Big Sur, CA / Collage Intensive: The Cutting Edge
September 25th -28th, 2003 Chicago Area, IL / Midwest Collage 2003
November 30, 2003 New York, NY / Collage: Medium & Metaphor (FREE)
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WORKSHOP & PROGRAM INFORMATION


February 3rd , 2003 WOODSTOCK, NY - LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION: COLLAGE: MEDIUM AND METAPHOR / The Woodstock Artists Association: At the invitation of F.A.M.E (The First Monday Arts Evening), I will present an interactive lecture-demonstration during which we will discuss the implications of collage as a medium as well as new developments and techniques. There will also be time for questions and answers. The program will be held at the Woodstock Artists Association, 28 Tinker Street, at 7 PM . Admission: $6. Refreshments. For additional information or travel instructions contact Lois Linet at 845-679-8725.

February 15th & 16th (with optional extra day on the 17th, President's Day), 2003 WARWICK, NY - 2-DAY IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP: COLLAGE, COMPOSITION, & THE CREATIVE PROCESS / in the Artist's Studio: Explore composition and the creation of a personal visual vocabulary in this weekend or 3-day workshop. Enjoy new opportunities for spontaniety as you learn how to eliminate liquid adhesives from the collage-assembly process. Other subjects to be covered include "Getting Started," Accessing our Creative Energies, "Paperless" Transfer of Printed and Photocopied Images, Incorporation of Computer-generated images into traditional collage, Permanency of Materials, Preparation of Substrates, Sources of Tools and Materials, Presentation and Framing of Finished Works, and more. Limited to 8 participants. Workshop Fee 2 days: $200, 3 days $275. Includes Lunch, Refreshments, and optional evening hours on Saturday and Sunday at no extra cost. Materials Fee: $25. Registrations will be honored in the order in which they are received. For a registration form you can print out and send in Click Here. For additional information, call Jonathan Talbot at (845) 258-4620 or send an e-mail to jonathan@talbot1.com


February 22nd & 23rd, 2003 WARWICK, NY - 2-DAY IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP:
COLLAGE, COMPOSITION, & THE CREATIVE PROCESS / in the Artist's Studio: Explore composition and the creation of a personal visual vocabulary in this weekend workshop. Enjoy new opportunities for spontaniety as you learn how to eliminate liquid adhesives from the collage-assembly process. Other subjects to be covered include "Getting Started," Accessing our Creative Energies, "Paperless" Transfer of Printed and Photocopied Images, Incorporation of Computer-generated images into traditional collage, Permanency of Materials, Preparation of Substrates, Sources of Tools and Materials, Presentation and Framing of Finished Works, and more. Limited to 8 participants. Workshop Fee 2 days: $200. Includes Lunch, Refreshments, and optional evening hours on Saturday and Sunday at no extra cost. Materials Fee: $25. Registrations will be honored in the order in which they are received. For a registration form you can print out and send in Click Here. For accomodations information Click Here. For travel information Click Here. For additional information, call Jonathan Talbot at (845) 258-4620 or send an e-mail to jonathan@talbot1.com


March 15th & 16th, 2003 ALEXANDRIA, VA - WORKSHOP: COLLAGE TECHNIQUES & CREATIVE EXPLORATION / The Art League School: Explore composition and the creation of a personal visual vocabulary in this weekend workshop which will be held in the Art League School's comfortable new space on Duke Street. This workshop will feature optional evening hours on both Saturday and Sunday at no extra cost. Enjoy new opportunities for spontaniety as you learn how to eliminate liquid adhesives from the collage-assembly process. Other subjects to be covered include "Getting Started," Accessing our Creative Energies, "Paperless" Transfer of Printed and Photocopied Images, Incorporation of Computer-generated images into traditional collage, Permanency of Materials, Preparation of Substrates, Sources of Tools and Materials, Presentation and Framing of Finished Works, and more. Limited to 20 participants. Workshop Fee 2 days: $180 plus $25 Materials Fee. Registrations will be honored in the order in which they are received. For a registration form you can fill out and print out and send in Click Here. For additional information, call Jonathan Talbot at (845) 258-4620 or send an e-mail to jonathan@talbot1.com To visit the website of The Art League School click on their logo at right.



April 24th, 2003 MIDDLETOWN, NY - INTERACTIVE LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION: THE ARTIST AS AN EXPLORER / Orange County Community College / Morrison Hall Mansion: At the invitation of the Orange County Community College Lyceum Lecture Series, I will present an interactive lecture-demonstration titled "The Artist as an Explorer." During this program we will examine the role of the artist as an individual and in relationship to society. I will also demonstrate some of the technical innovations which are discussed in my book Collage: A New Approach and, with the help of the audience, explore the implications of collage as a medium. This program, which is free and open to the public, will start at 7 PM. For information or directions go to www.sunyorange.edu/lyceum or call Dorothy Szefc at 845-341-4891.

May 3rd & 4th, 2003 WEST HARTFORD, CT - WORKSHOP: COLLAGE TECHNIQUES & CREATIVE EXPLORATION / The West Hartford Art League:
Participants in this workshop will explore the creative process and learn new collage techniques that eliminate liquid adhesives, drying time, and wrinkling from the collage-assembly process. We will also investigate a wide variety of subjects including composition, creation of a personal visual vocabulary, sources of creativity, art as process and product, getting past artistic blocks, and more. Additional technical subjects covered include the "paperless" transfer of printed and photocopied images, tissue overlays, and the presentation and framing of finished works, including those with 3-D elements. "The only prerequisites for this workshop are initiative and imagination." Workshop Fee 2 days: $200 ( there is a discount for West Hartford Art League members). Registrations will be honored in the order in which they are received. For a registration form you can print out and send in Click Here. For additional information, call the West Hartford Art League at 860-521-3732 or Jonathan Talbot at 845-258-4620 or send an e-mail to jonathan@talbot1.com To visit the website of the West Hartford Art League click on their logo at right.


May 17th & 18th, 2003 WARWICK, NY - 2-DAY IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP: COLLAGE & CREATIVITY: Exploring Our Creative Potential / in the Artist's Studio: The goals for this workshop will be determined by all the participants when we gather on Saturday morning. Based on past experience, I believe that those goals will include the sharing of a fair amount of technical information. It is my hope that we will also find ways to improve our individual art-making processes and broaden our perspectives. Possible subjects for investigation include (but are not limited to) The Acquisition of Visual Language Skills, Collage without Liquid Adhesives, Color Theory, The Grammar of Visual Language, Paperless Image Transfer, The Mathematics of Composition, Making Prints from Paintings & Collages, Finding the Muse, Setting Artistic Goals, Why Make Art?, The Artist and Society, Framing and Presentation of Finished Works, and more. Limited to 8 participants. Workshop Fee 2 days: $200. Includes Lunch, Refreshments, and optional evening hours on Saturday and Sunday at no extra cost. Materials Fee: $25. Registrations will be honored in the order in which they are received. For a registration form you can print out and send in Click Here. For additional information, call Jonathan Talbot at (845) 258-4620 or send an e-mail to jonathan@talbot1.com


May 31st & June 1st, 2003 WARWICK, NY - 2-DAY IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP:
COLLAGE 102 / in the Artist's Studio: This workshop is an "advanced" workshop for folks who are already familiar with the basics of prepared paper collage and acrylic image transfer. While we
will, as usual, determine our goals at the beginning of the workshop, the focus will be on advanced techniques. Some subjects which we will investigate include (but are not limited to) Changing the Format, Exploring Various Substrates, Balancing Areas of Interest, Creating Series, Working Large, Creating "Custom-Made" Computer-Generated Collage Elements, Marketing, Combining Collage with Other Media, Working from Nature, Networking for Artistic Growth, & Sharing the Work We've Done. Limited to 8 participants who have each taken at least one prior Talbot Collage Workshop. Workshop Fee 2 days: $200. Includes Lunch, Refreshments, and optional evening hours on Saturday and Sunday at no extra cost. Materials Fee: $25. Registrations will be honored in the order in which they are received. For a registration form you can print out and send in Click Here. For additional information, call Jonathan Talbot at (845) 258-4620 or send an e-mail to jonathan@talbot1.com


July 26th & 27th, 2003 WARWICK, NY - 2-DAY IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP: COLLAGE TECHNIQUES & CREATIVE EXPLORATION / in the Artist's Studio: Explore composition and the creation of a personal visual vocabulary during this 2-day workshop. Enjoy new opportunities for spontaniety as you learn how to eliminate liquid adhesives from the collage-assembly process. Other subjects to be covered include "Getting Started," Accessing our Creative Energies, "Paperless" Transfer of Printed and Photocopied Images, Incorporation of Computer-generated images into traditional collage, Permanency of Materials, Preparation of Substrates, Sources of Tools and Materials, Presentation and Framing of Finished Works, and more. Workshop Fee: 2 days: $200. Materials Fee: $25. Includes Lunch, Refreshments, and optional evening hours on Saturday at no extra cost. Registrations will be honored in the order in which they are received. Limited to 8 participants. For a registration form you can print out and send in Click Here. For accomodations information Click Here. For travel information Click Here. For additional information, call Jonathan Talbot at (845) 258-4620 or send an e-mail to jonathan@talbot1.com


September 3rd & 4th, 2003 BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA - WORKSHOP: COLLAGE TECHNIQUES & CREATIVE EXPLORATION /
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts: Explore composition and the creation of a personal visual vocabulary in this 2-day workshop which will be held on beautiful Bainbridge Island. This workshop, hosted by Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, a not-for profit arts organization, will include optional evening hours on Wednesday, September 3rd at no extra cost. Enjoy new opportunities for spontaniety as you learn how to eliminate liquid adhesives from the collage-assembly process. Other subjects to be covered include "Getting Started," Accessing our Creative Energies, "Paperless" Transfer of Printed and Photocopied Images, Incorporation of Computer-generated images into traditional collage, Permanency of Materials, Preparation of Substrates, Sources of Tools and Materials, Presentation and Framing of Finished Works, and more. Workshop Fee 2 days: $200 plus $15 Materials Fee. Registrations will be honored in the order in which they are received. To register, call Bainbridge Arts and Crafts at 206-842-3132 and tell them you wish to register for the Talbot Collage Workshop. If you have questions which the person who answers the phone cannot answer ask for Victoria Joslin. To visit the website of Bainbridge Arts and Crafts click on their logo at right.

September 6th & 7th, 2003 PORTLAND, OR - - WORKSHOP: COLLAGE TECHNIQUES & CREATIVE EXPLORATION / Art Media: Art Media owner Gail Vines has invited me back to Portland again. In addition to Collage without Liquid Adhesives, "paperless" image transfer, and other collage techniques, we will explore Composition, Creation of a Personal Visual Vocabulary, the Presentation and Framing of Finished Works, and more. 9:30am - 5:30pm both days. Workshop Fee (2 days) $200 including materials. Limited to 12 participants. This workshop will take place earlier in September than in years past so registration will be handled directly by Art Media, not by Portland Community College. For a Registration Form you can print out and send in Click Here. For additional information, call Art media owner Gail Vines at (503) 221-3737 ext 15 (Note: it is important to reach Gale Vines herself as not everyone at ArtMedia knows about workshop registartion status- JT) or e-mail me (Jonathan) at jonathan@talbot1.com . Participants will receive a letter in advance of the workshop containing suggestions of what to bring with them but folks who decide to come empty handed will find that all the materials and tools needed for a full and enriching experience are provided. Visit Art Media's website at www.artmediaonline.com


September 14th -19th, 2003 BIG SUR, CA - 5-DAY COLLAGE INTENSIVE: THE CUTTING EDGE / New Approaches, Techniques, and Implications / The Esalen Institute: During this workshop we will create an intentional artistic community in which we will all learn from one another. As we explore composition and refine our personal visual vocabularies we will reflect on past successes and failures, revise our individual goals, and make concrete and specific plans for future projects. ///// Together we will discover new perspectives which will allow us to see our works and their evolution more clearly. From the drafting of a group mission statement to the collecting of works for a final critique, this five-day intensive will be filled with challenging activities designed to increase our technical knowledge, broaden the scope of our vision, and empower our creative inspiration as we produce exciting new works. By examining our responses to a variety of mediums we will find new insights into our individual creative efforts. ///// Subjects for investigation include Acquiring Visual Language Skills, Collage without Liquid Adhesives, Color Theory, The Grammar of Visual Language, Paperless Image Transfer, The Mathematics of Composition, Making Prints from Paintings & Collages, Finding the Muse, The Artist and Society, Framing and Presentation of Finished Works, and more. ///// Details for this workshop (and registration forms) will be available at Esalen's website around April 15th. Registration prior to that time is not possible - this advance notice has been posted to give you time to make plans. In the meanwhile, if you have questions, call Jonathan Talbot at 845-258-4620 or send an e-mail to jonathan@talbot1.com. I hope you will join us for this very special opportunity. - JT
 

Overlooking the Pacific on the mountainous coast of California, The Esalen Institute at Big Sur is an ideal place to "get away from it all and get focused." Amenities at this world-renowned center include hot springs, massage, great food, and the people. "The people who live there and love the land, and the 300,000 more who have come from all over the world to participate in Esalen's forty-year-long Olympics of the body, mind, and spirit."

To find out more visit

www.esalen.org

September 25th thru 28th, 2003
CHICAGO AREA - 4-DAY COLLAGE INTENSIVE: MIDWEST COLLAGE 2003 / New Approaches, Techniques, and Implications / Camp Henry Horner, Ingleside, IL:
From the identification of personal goals to the review of works for a final critique, this four-day intensive will be filled with challenging activities designed to increase our technical knowledge, broaden the scope of our vision, and empower our creative inspiration as we produce exciting new works. ///// During this workshop we will create an intentional artistic community in which we will all learn from one another. As we explore composition and refine our personal visual vocabularies we will reflect on past successes and make plans for future projects. Together we will discover new perspectives which will allow us to see our works and their evolution more clearly. ///// Subjects for investigation include Acquiring Visual Language Skills, Collage without Liquid Adhesives, Composition, Color Theory, Paperless Image Transfer, Made-to-Order Collage Materials, Finding the Muse, The Artist and Society, Framing and Presentation of Finished Works, and more. ///// Limited to 25 participants. Workshop Fee 4 days: $400. Includes optional evening hours on Thursday, Friday, & Saturday at no extra cost. Materials Fee: $25. Low cost on-site accommodations available (details on registration form). For a registration form you can print out and send in Click Here. For additional information, contact Michle Dougherty Johnson at 630-420-7956 (E-mail: mdj@kwom.com) or Jonathan Talbot at 845-258-4620 (E-mail: jonathan@talbot1.com )
 

Camp Henry Horner, a 180 acre residential camp located on rural Wooster Lake in Ingleside, IL, is about 40 miles NW of O'Hare Airport. If you are flying in from out of town, let us know your schedule and we will try to arrange shared transportation to and from the workshop

November 30 , 2003 NEW YORK, NY - LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION: COLLAGE: MEDIUM AND METAPHOR / Allied Artists of America / The National Arts Club: At the invitation of Allied Artists of America, I will present an interactive lecture-demonstration during which I will demonstrate collage without liquid adhesives and, with the help of the audience, explore the implications of collage as a medium. This one-hour program, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, in Manhattan at 1 PM. To visit the website of Allied Artists of America click on their logo at right.


To See Works by
Past Participants

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To Read Comments of Past Participants
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For More Information about Jonathan Talbot
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For a List of Topics Covered
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For Information on Special Collage Tools and Materials
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For Snapshots
of Past Events

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  JONATHAN TALBOT: A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY:

Works by Jonathan Talbot have been exhibited at The National Academy and The Museum of Modern Art in New York, have represented the U.S. overseas in exhibitions sponsored by the State Department and the Smithsonian Institution, and are included in museum collections in the U.S. and Europe. Talbot was awarded a career achievement medal at the Florence Biennial in Florence, Italy in 2001. He maintains his studio in Warwick, NY where he lives with his wife Marsha. They are the parents of two children: a daughter, Loren, and a son, Garret.
 


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