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Krista Walsh teaches
introduction to drawing at Hamline University in the Department Of Studio
Arts and Art History. She a multidisciplinary visual artist which
includes studio work, collaboration, performance, and public art. She has
an extensive background in teaching, exhibition, and community arts
advocacy. She has received numerous grants including the Jerome
Foundation and Minnesota State Arts Board. She has a 30 year
exhibition history, most recently Artists on the Verge at the Weisman
Museum of Art, MN. She was recently commissioned to create work for the
Community Arts CSA program by Springboard for the Arts and MN Artist.
Walsh holds a BA in art from the College of St. Catherine and MFA from
the University of Minnesota.
Professor Walsh teaches an introductory level drawing class that includes
numerous observational strategies: gesture, contour
organizational line, negative shape, structural analysis, cross contour,
analysis, value, and spatial perception. Along with a foundation of
observation the class examines drawing as expression and
communication by addressing materials, line quality, composition, the
master artists, experimental drawing, and content development in a
series. Students produce a full portfolio of quality drawings and a
personalized sketchbook.Professor Walsh is passionately
interested in how observational drawing introduces specific cognitive
skills that will enhance academic achievement.
"Drawing in my beginning class is a verb, never a noun. You only learn to draw by doing it."
Krista WalshAdjunct Instructor of Studio Arts, DrawingMailstop/Box: MS-B1801Fax: 651-523-3066Email: email@example.com
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