Norton Factory Studios

East Bay Open Studios 2016

Available Studios at NFS – Apply Now to Join Our Creative Community!

205 square-foot semi-private studio available for immediate lease – $440.00 per month. Studio has plentiful natural light and access to a shared kitchenette, common seating areas, a utility sink, and roll-up door. Rent includes utilities, high-speed wifi, and off-street parking. Please note that spaces are not live/work and cannot accommodate welding or manufacturing. About Norton […]

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Class: Intro to Encaustics with Janet Bartlett Goodman

Janet Bartlett Goodman 6 classes Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm September 11 – October 16 This class is for people who are new to encaustics as well as those with experience. Learning will be primarily hands-on with ample demonstrations covering traditional and contemporary methods. This class is designed to give students a through knowledge of the encaustic medium. […]

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Workshop: Narrative Drawing and Painting with Patricia Sonnino

Patricia Sonnino 2 classes Saturday & Sunday from 9:30am-5:30pm October 18 & 19 Visual sequences have long been a means for telling stories and conveying ideas. In this class we will survey the graphic traditions of story telling exemplified by the Bayeux tapestry, Roman friezes, Pompeian frescos, historic maps, and comics. We will discuss techniques […]

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Class: Drawing with Mixed Media with Patricia Sonnino

Patricia Sonnino 10 classes Mondays¬†6:30-9:30pm September 8 – November 10 Drawing continues to be a direct means of expression, similar to journals, a place to record and experiment with initial ideas. This class focused on experimenting with mixed media and non-traditional materials in drawing. A series of in-class assignments will guide students through various techniques […]

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Class: Contemporary Art & Theory with Mark Levy

Mark Levy 10 classes Tuesdays from 7-9pm September 9 – November 11 This course will introduce emerging artists to the basic discourses of art theory from the concept of the avant-garde to postmodernism to post-postmodernism in contemporary art. Theory will be discussed in conjunction with specific works of art from 1945 to the present that […]

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