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Fiber Arts Department

Suzanne Punch

Suzanne Punch

Suzanne Punch

Instructor: Suzanne Punch
August 2–4, 2019 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels


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Create depth and complexity on silk with stencils, rolled on patterns, and printing methods. In combination with linear resist, new possibilities appear for color harmonies. Basic structure will be presented for effective composition.

Recommended: Bring a previously steamed painting for layering, with discharge as an option. Be willing to play and see your paintings anew.



SUZANNE PUNCH is a Master Silk Painter, as designated by SPIN / Silk Painters International. Suzanne received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art, studying under Julian Stanczak whose teacher was Josef Albers, premier colorist of the 20th century. Suzanne has exhibited throughout the US and in Japan.

Suzanne’s work is featured in silk painting books by Susan Louise Moyer. She has been working as a full time artist in New York since 1984 and freelancing to the fashion industry for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Narciso Rodriguez, Donna Karan, Bergdorf Goodman through Dyenamix in SoHo, plus Premiere Vision in Paris. She has taught workshops in New York, Santa Fe, Tallahassee, San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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Current MAC Members: $310
Non-members: $345 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Instructor materials fee: $25 for 1 class / $40 total for 2 classes (see Suzanne's companion workshop, Advanced Painting on Silk)

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