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Charcoal Workshop with Erica Daborn

July 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sharpen your drawing skills in this charcoal workshop hosted by exhibiting artist Erica Daborn. Inspired by her charcoal murals, participants will create a large-scale drawing. Recommended for the intermediate artist.

Friday, July 12, 2019
4:00-6:00 PM

Advanced registration required.
Ages 16 & Up
Wear clothing appropriate for getting dirty.

$15 per participant, Discount available for IMAS members

Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Murals by Erica Daborn
Open to the public Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 1:00 PM
2PM Lecture by Erica Daborn

About Erica Daborn:

Erica was born in England and received her MFA from the Royal, College of Art, London. She moved to the U.S. in 1984 and permanently to Mexico in 2015. The murals from “Dialogues With Mother Earth” were exhibited in 2017 at Centro Cultural El
Nigromante Bellas Artes in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; at Olin College of Engineering, in Needham MA. and at Clark University, Worcester, MA in 2016. Previous exhibitions include Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA; the Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA; University of Denver, CO; Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago; Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA; William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO. Brandeis University; Royal College of Art, London and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Erica’s first solo show was at the Arts Council of Great Britain’s AIR Gallery in London in 1981. In 1984 she received a Welsh Arts Council Special Project grant in support of a residency at the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire, USA. Significant museum exhibitions include Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum; Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy; National Museum of Wales; Institute of Contemporary Art, London; the Royal Academy of Art, London and the Pennsylvania Academy of Art. In 2008 her drawing “Interplay:Carafe”; was purchased by the British Museum. She received fellowships at Virginia Center for Creative Arts in 2005 and 2006. From 1995 to 2015 Erica taught drawing full-time at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. “Dialogues With Mother Earth”; has received support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Berkshire Taconic Foundation, a the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program.


July 12
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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