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Fall Art Rock 2017

Event contact: Petra Sairanen

Art Rock Schedule: PCC Rock Creek, November 7-8, Building 3 man working on pottery wheel woman working on pottery wheel woman painting at an easel man holding up a black and white print woman using a printing press black and white sketch of a woman sketching man carving a large piece of stone

Tuesday, November 7

9 am – 1 pm | Bldg 3/Mall

Expressive Ink drawing
Chris Knight – Painting & Drawing
From Ancient Chinese Masters to Modern Western painters, such as Jing Hao and Van Gogh, artists have long appreciated the poetically expressive, boldly graphic, and rich philosophical applications of ink drawing. Chris will demonstrate large scale ink drawing of animals and portraits and assist students in making their own drawings.

Monoprint Madness
Michael McGovern – Printmaking
Create relief monoprints using laser etched photographic woodblocks along with found textured materials. Students are encouraged to get hands-on and inky and make some unique prints to take away.

Deconstructing/Reconstructing: Making Art from Everyday Moments
Mateo Zachai – Photography
Cut, hole-punch and experiment with deconstructing and reconstructing throwaway images into unique gift cards.

9 am – 10 am | Bldg 3/102

Guided Tour of the Rock Creek Art Collection with Prudence Roberts
Begins at Art Gallery

10 am – 11 am | Bldg 3/102

Bldg 3/Art Gallery
PCC Rock Creek Faculty Show
Artist Talk

12 pm – 1 pm | Bldg 3/Mall Stage

Lunchtime Concert
Dan Balmer Trio – Jazz Guitar

1 pm – 2 pm | Bldg 3/Room 105

Who Do You Love?
Lecturettes on Artists We Can’t Stop Thinking About
Moderated by Petra Sairanen
Panelists: Shannon Baird, Jennifer Rabin, Ryan Burghard

2 pm – 3 pm | Bldg 3

Art Collection Scavenger Hunt
Begins at Art Gallery
Teams of four people are invited to scour the Rock Creek campus in search of pieces in our collection. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team! Organize your own team or show up at the gallery to form a team.

2:30 pm – 3 pm | Bldg 3/Mall Stage

Rock Creek Chamber Choir
Directed by Samuel Barbara

3 pm – 4 pm | Bldg 3/Mall

10 ROCK! Original 10-minute Plays
Written By Rock Creek Students, Performed and Read Aloud

All Day | Bldg 3/Mall

Map Your Story
Johnny Zackel – English
Write a 1-2 sentence memory of an image, a smell, a taste, or a sound about somewhere you’ve been in the world. Pin your story to the world map.

Wednesday, November 8

9 am – 1 pm | Bldg 3/Mall

Working from the Figure
Phyllis Trowbridge (Life Drawing), Mark Andres (Life Painting), and Colin Kippen (Life Sculpture) team up to demonstrate drawing, painting and sculpting from the same art model.Come and join us... everyone is invited to participate!

Coil-building a Candelabra!
Micki Skudlarczyk – Ceramics
Come watch a large-scale candelabra take form. There will also be an opportunity for students to get their hands dirty designing a personal tile that will become part of a collaborative tile mural that will be installed in the Rock Creek ceramic studio!

The World of Letters
Cora Pearl – Calligraphy & Hand Lettering
You will see a portfolio of professional work, a live demo of some of the different styles of calligraphy and hand lettering taught at PCC, learn about the different types of lettering art, and try some hands on lettering yourself.

Carving Stone and Wood
Mylan Rakich – Sculpture
Hand carving demonstration with bass wood, alabaster and soapstone. See a selection of carving tools and techniques with hands-on participation.

12 pm – 1 pm | Bldg 3/Mall Stage

Lunchtime Concert
Josh Vallejos and the PCC Rock Creek Music Technology Student Cohort

1 pm – 2 pm | Bldg 3/Room 103

Who Do You Love?
Lecturettes on Artists We Can’t Stop Thinking About
Moderated by Petra Sairanen
Panelists: Cynthia Lahti, Prudence Roberts, Toni Greaves

1 pm – 3 pm | Bldg 3/Theater

Rock Creek Talent Showcase
Win a $25 prize
To sign up email: anthony.catalan@pcc.edu
No audition required

2 pm – 3 pm | Bldg 3/Art Gallery

Guided Tour of the Rock Creek Art Collection with Prudence Roberts

3 pm – 4 pm | Bldg 3

Foundry and Kiln Yard
A Raku (ancient Japanese) firing demonstration
Richey Bellinger – Ceramics
Watch how ceramic pieces are pulled red hot from the kiln, and how the post firing reduction process works.

Foundry Demonstration
Ben Buswell – Sculpture
Come and watch how molten metal is cast in lost wax and green sand molds to create sculpture! Try on gear and help demold sculptures after the casting is finished too.

All Day | Bldg 3/Mall

Map Your Story
Johnny Zackel – English
Write a 1-2 sentence memory of an image, a smell, a taste, or a sound about somewhere you’ve been in the world. Pin your story to the world map.