|2019 SUMMER in PARIS – PERCEPTUAL COLOR | 3-week SPECIAL PROGRAM|
“Beauty: it’s the satisfaction of vision.”
“La beauté, c’est la satisfaction de la vision.” – Pierre BONNARD
|LOCATION:||2019 SUMMER in PARIS – PERCEPTUAL COLOR will convene at our Paris Program Studio in Montmartre.
Please see our Facilities page for complete details on our studio facilities.
|CLASS DATES:||17 June – 5 July 2019
|CLASS SCHEDULE:||Daily painting 25 hrs/week (daily schedule to be announced) for 3 weeks total.
Painting lecture-demonstrations, and daily one-on-one critique in-studio.
|CLASS SIZE:||8 maximum + instructor(s)|
|WHO is ELIGIBLE?||Entry by application only. Anyone may apply – There are no academic or other pre-requisites.
All Perceptual Color students must enroll full-time, for the entire 3 weeks.
|TUITION PRICE:||1550 euros, for one 3-week term.
Cost of Paris housing is not included.
1 OCTOBER 2018
16 OCTOBER 2018
|HOW to APPLY:||
Admissions for 2019 SUMMER in PARIS – PERCEPTUAL COLOR will open in October 2018.
Please review the ADMISSIONS page for general information about the application process.
Perceptual Color is a special 3-week oil painting program for art students and artists.
Students will profit from critique and lectures by visiting instructor Krista Schoening, introducing and demonstrating essential concepts and skills of perceptual color in oils — painting the human figure from observation in a still-life/interior environment.
Class slide lectures and additional museum tours will explore antique, pre-modern, and modern color theory in painting as well as the decorative arts, and will include a survey of theories about color perception from the 18th century to the present day.
Studio sessions will meet 25 hrs/week for 3 weeks. Individual critique or studio demonstration will be offered 5 days a week, and the studio culture will offer daily opportunities for questions, discussions and impromptu “work-in-progress” demonstrations.
Tutor in Painting and Drawing
Krista M. Schoening (b. 1980) is a painter, draftsman and printmaker. She excels in still-life painting, portraiture, and intaglio printmaking (etching, engraving, drypoint, etc).
Ms. Schoening has exhibited in both commercial and public galleries, including the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle, WA; the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA; the Grand Rapids Art Museum; and, internationally, at the 2011 Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, in London.
In 2015, her monumental flower painting Karma Dahlia II was voted into the top 25 2-D works at ArtPrize, one of the most highly attended art exhibitions in the world.
Schoening is represented by Haynes Galleries, with locations in Maine and Tennessee. Her work has been mentioned in the Detroit Free Press, The Seattle Times, the Huffington Post, and Hyperallergic, and was featured in the recently published Art of Vanitas by Rodney O’dell Davis. Her work is in private collections in the United States and Europe.
She received her MFA in Painting and Drawing at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She has taught drawing and color theory at the University of Washington, where she was awarded the Parnassus Award for Teaching with Excellence. She received a Top Scholar Fellowship from the University of Washington in the Autumn of 2015, and is currently pursuing a second master’s degree in art history, with a focus on Renaissance and Baroque Italian painting.
Ms. Schoening additionally studied painting and drawing at Studio Escalier (Argenton-Chateau and Paris) and at the Ryder Studio School in Santa Fe, NM, where she worked as a studio and administrative assistant to Anthony Ryder (2008-2010). At Studio Escalier, Schoening is a former work-study scholar (2007), Waterway Fellowship winner (2009), studio manager (2010) and now visiting faculty.
She received her BA magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame (2002) in anthropology and Spanish. She pursued post-graduate studies in anthropology at Cornell University, before taking up painting as a career.