ART INCUBATOR team: Libbie and Alan
ART INCUBATOR summer workshop
Soffer Studio-Philadelphia burbs
June 24 - 28, 2013 $540
contact Alan for details and help with accommodations.
Supply list will be sent upon receipt of tuition. Hope you can join us. We love seeing people leap forward.
painting, collage, drawing..........with Alan & Libbie Soffer (www.inliquid.com)....
"I can honestly say that this one was the most fun" Judith Ingram
****Creating from Passion
This Art seminar for all levels combines the teaching talents of Psychologist/ Life Coach, Dr Qatana Samanen, with artists Alan Soffer and Libbie Soffer.
Creating From Passion seminar is a process
1. guided imagery with Dr Qatana
2. personal exploration & introspection
3. primal art-making experiments to open the portal of passion.
Beginners who experience insecurity in expressing themselves artistically will uncover a joyful and rapid transition in this setting.
The experienced artist will begin to develop authentic work through a personal, PROCESS begun at the seminar.
We supply most materials, gentle clear direction, some laughter, and a tasty lunch
teachers: Alan (painter, teacher) Libbie(mixed media, teacher) Qatana(therapist, art lover)
Jan 12, 2013 Valley Forge, PA
June 21 & 22, 2013 $300 West Chester, PA
"It was fun to work in a free environment, no judgement, lots of fun, relaxing, good food, nice people, sharing, lots of styles of art to practice, many different tools to try. It was OK to get messy and I liked the way the psychologist, Qatana, led the group sharing" Meghan H.
*** UPCOMING WORKSHOP @ Boca Raton Art Museum School, FLORIDA
January 23 -26, 2014
team teachers: Alan & Libbie Soffer
Escape to the the warmth of Florida's east coast
focus on Drawing, Collage, Painting, and moving each person to the next level
Beginners to Professionals; representational and non-representational approaches encouraged. We will supply some materials to supplement your own.
Contact Alan for accommodations, supply list, and all questions
August 12 - 15, 2012............... Manchester Center, VT
Come expand your horizons in idyllic Vermont...what a great state...my mind set changes as I cross the border into this area. Make a week of it to see everything and experience the grandeur.
Workshop: We'll focus on Drawing, Collage, and of course, Painting for 7 sessions
Accommodations & Meals: on your own. We'll assist with this; just let us know.
Cost: $500....we're supplying a limited amount of paper and drawing materials.
Supply list available upon registration.
**August 5 -13, 2011 Santa Fe, NM
Join us for an exploration in artmaking and bending the mind in one of the world's most dynamic art venues. There will be time to inhale the mysterious beauty at one of my favorite places on earth, and soon to be yours, too.
Accommodations: "Estado Verano" is located about 4 blocks from the historic Plaza. Additional housing is available at varying rates.
Meals optional: breakfast and lunch provided daily....dinners on our own to enjoy the local cuisine
Workshop: painting, drawing, and mixed media--- combining studio work at Estado Verano with plein air . As always our focus will be COLOR, COMPOSITION, AND CONCEPT.
video from 2011: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8kZgInxFAQ
Cost for workshop, local travel, and some supplies: $700
Alan's show at Pippin Comtemporary opens July 29, 2011, Santa Fe--all invited for reception on August 5th, 5 - 7 pm.
Libbie's show at Susan Hensel opens May 5, Minneapolis
Libbie's website: www.InLiquid.com select from list
"Fiction" mixed media painting begun onsite near Santa Fe, NM Alan Soffer
**January 22-29, 2012 Calabash House, Jamaica
This will be the 6th annual gathering in idyllic TREASURE BEACH...... painting in the garden, adjoining the warm ocean, with delicious food, great compatriots, music, friendship, laughter, and new ideas. It doesn't get any better than this.
Accommodations: comfortable suites, private baths, with daily maid service ....cabin on the beach available at additional cost.....singles share suites.....other homes for families and groups....Jake's resort nearby.
Meals: all but a few dinners served...... delicious, fresh Jamaican cuisine
Workshop: focusing on the fundamentals of great painting and collage....color, composition, and concept.....though both Alan & Libbie do mostly abstract work the curriculum will foster new ways to improve your representational work in this inspiring landscape.
video from 2011: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbTH6ltDZX8
Cost for workshop, meals, accommodations @ Calabash House, airport transfers (Montego Bay) $1175
**Soffer studio workshops: dates to be announced
3 day workshops focused on dyanmic growth for artists of all levels...very comortable setting in suburban Philadelphia, limited to 7 students
Accommodations: motels, hotels, and B&B's nearby
Meals: lunch included
Workshop: focusing on the fundamentals of great painting and collage....color, composition, and concept.....though both Alan & Libbie do mostly abstract work the curriculum fosters new ways to improve your representational work as well....sometimes we work from models
Cost: $395 includes workshop and lunch
**Encaustic Workshops: December 2011
3 day workshops present an opportunity for understanding hot wax through significant hands-on working time. Reading about encaustic is no substitute for actually doing it. Alan will get you past any trepidtions about technique and safety. Soffer organized the first national conference in the US in 2005. He has taught this medium from Scottsdale, AZ to Loveladies, NJ. 4-5 students at Soffer studio and up to 10 at art centers.
Cost - $395 for 3 day workshop + supply cost - $100