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Zoom programs presented by Joyce Raimondo, Education Coordinator, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, are made possible in part by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Gov. Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

ONLINE PROGRAMS WITH JOYCE RAIMONDO

The programs are free, but registration is required.

 MARCH 2024: SPRING INTO ART  VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS 

Explore nature and art  online  with Joyce Raimondo, Education Coordinator 

Degas

Edgar Degas, Dancer in Green, 1877-79

Dance Into Art

Tuesday, February 27, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Explore how modern artists from Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, and others capture the dynamism of dance in painting and sculpture. Then paint or draw a dance that inspires you in the style of your choice. Have paint or drawing supplies on hand.

Offered by East Hampton Library

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Pollock

Jackson Pollock, Composition with Pouring II, 1943

Composition Speaks

Wednesday, February 28, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Composition is the arrangement of the elements of art in a picture. Discover Pollock’s groundbreaking all over drip painting compositions and creative ways other modern artists arrange the art elements in abstract painting. Joyce will then guide you through exercises to sharpen your understanding of composition. Have on hand scissors and glue, several papers for your pictures and assorted papers to cut and glue.

Offered by Cutchogue New Suffolk Library

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Dekel

Dr. Gil Dekel

Artistic Integrity in the Age of AI
Guest Speaker Dr. Gil Dekel

Thursday, March 7, 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Can we preserve artistic integrity and creative ‘soul’ when generating images with AI tools? Dr. Gil Dekel will share his journey and art, from traditional works, poetry, design and photography, and how these art forms feed into his AI works. He will discuss technical aspects, such as the different AI tools available and copyright issues.

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Harrison

Helen A. Harrison

A Conversation with Helen A. Harrison

Wednesday, March 13, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Join Joyce for a conversation with Helen about her creative life and her 34-year tenure as the director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. In addition to her contribution to the arts as a museum director and curator, Helen was an art critic for The New York Times and is the author of numerous art history books and mystery novels. Participants are invited to join the discussion as we celebrate Helen’s accomplishments and offer good wishes for her new adventures.

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Kusama

Yayoi Kusama

Infinite Creativity: Yayoi Kusama Workshop

Thursday, March 21, 2:00 - 3:15 pm EST

Celebrate the work of Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama, who is the top-selling female artist today. Kusama’s obsessive and repetitive processes transport the viewer to a cosmic world of infinity. Her vast creativity includes sculpture, painting, performance, video art, fashion, and installation. Following the presentation, create an artwork that expresses your vision of infinity.

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Krasner

Lee Krasner, Desert Moon, 1955

Tear It Up! Lee Krasner Collage Workshop

Wednesday, March 27, 2:00 - 3:15 pm EST

Discover innovative collages by Lee Krasner. Then tour the studio where Pollock and Krasner made abstract expressionist art. We’ll explore Krasner’s monumental collages made by ripping, cutting, gluing, and painting back into her former works to create new compositions. Joyce will then demonstrate collage techniques as participants work alongside each other on Zoom. Have supplies on hand for your project: one sheet of paper, scissors, glue, and a surface for your art such as paper, board, canvas, paint, or drawing supplies.

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Benglis

Lynda Benglis at work, 1970

Let It Flow! Helen Frankenthaler and Lynda Benglis Workshop

Thursday, March 28, 2:00 - 3:15 pm EST

Pour it! Stain it. Drip It! This workshop celebrates the work of two pioneering women, painter Helen Frankenthaler and sculptor Lynda Benglis, who employed poured techniques to create groundbreaking colorful masterpieces of abstract art. Following the presentation, pour liquid paint to create your own abstract artwork. Have paint supplies on hand, such as liquid acrylic, watercolor, or house paint, surface for your painting such as canvas or heavy paper, cups, and sticks. Liquid glue optional.

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William Merritt Chase Shinnecock Long IslandWilliam Merritt Chase, Shinnecock, Long Island, ca. 1896

Nature Inspiration: East End Painters

Tuesday, April 2, 2 - 3:15 pm EST

Discover how Impressionist painters William Merritt Chase and Childe Hassam, abstract expressionist painters Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock and others were inspired by the natural beauty on Long Island’s East End. Then create your own painting inspired by nature. Have paint supplies on hand and optionally a photograph that inspires you. 

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O'Keeffe flowersGeorgia O'Keeffe, Anthurium, 1923

Art Blossoms

Wednesday, April 10, 2 - 3:15 pm EST

Gardens that burst into color! Gigantic flowers that are larger than life! Discover how artists Claude Monet, Georgia O'Keeffe, Lee Krasner and others paint floral motifs in innovative ways. Then create your own floral painting. Have paint supplies on hand and a flower or photograph that inspires you. 

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Rousseau Exotic Landscape 1908Henri Rousseau, Exotic Landscape, 1908

Animal Art Exploration (all ages welcome)

Wednesday, April 17, 2- 3:15 pm EST

Discover how the world's great artists, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Henri Rousseau and others created imaginative masterpieces featuring animals. Learn stories about Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s pets and discover the imaginative creatures that Pollock painted. Then learn tips for drawing animals to create your own illustration that features your favorite animals.  Have drawing supplies on hand and optionally a photograph of an animal that inspires you.

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Chase At the Seaside 1892William Merritt Chase, At the Seaside, ca. 1892

Virtual Art Cafe: Art Outdoors

Wednesday, April 24, 12 - 1 pm EST

Connect with fellow painters, writers, sculptors and others.  Joyce Raimondo presents the many places where artists have created in natural settings and highlights outdoor sites for art enthusiasts to visit on the East End of Long Island. Then, artists of all disciplines are invited to share their art inspired by or created outdoors.

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Tracing Paint

"Tracing Paint" available for download from Oculus and Viveport

Now you can experience Pollock and Krasner's working environment on your own Oculus Quest headset. Order "Tracing Paint," our award-winning virtual reality tour of the barn studio, from the Oculus Lab App Store.  Also available from Viveport  for the Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus 3 headsets.