Tuesday, February 04, 2014

"Drawing The Gowanus: A Workshop For Parents And Children" At Proteus Gowanus

Proteus Gowanus, the interdisciplinary gallery and reading room housed in an 1900 box factory at 543 Union Street is hosting wonderful workshop entitled "Drawing Gowanus" for both parents and their kids.  Make sure you sign up soon, since this is bound to be popular.
Below are the details.

Drawing the Gowanus
A workshop for parents and children (8 – 16 years old)
Instructor: Lado Pochkhua
Saturdays 10 am – 12 pm
Four Sessions: March 1, 8, 15, 22 (Participants can attend one or more workshops)
Price per workshop: Parent and child: $75, Individual (child or adult) $40
Price for four sessions: Parent and child: $250, Individual child or adult: $160

An introduction to drawing techniques, including charcoal, graphite, pen and ink and collage. Participants will explore the post-industrial landscape and artifacts of the Gowanus Canal. The workshop will include a stroll along the Gowanus and a tour of the Hall of the Gowanus, a mini-museum of the canal at Proteus Gowanus. The class will review drawing techniques utilized by a variety of artists throughout history.

Lado Pochkhua was born in Sukhumi, Georgia. An accomplished, classically trained artist, Pochkhua graduated from the Sukhumi College of Art in 1994 and the Tbilisi Academy of Art in 2001. He has exhibited internationally in Georgia, Russia, Hungary and the United States. In 2013, he had a solo exhibit at the Georgian National Museum in Tbilisi, Georgia.

543 Union Street

1 comment:

pmferguson25 said...

I've been taking private lessons with Lado for over a year now, and he's great! When I started I knew nothing, now I sketch & paint regularly, and I do a much better job of it than when I started. I highly recommend him.