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In Studio with Oolite: Sculpture Workshop

March 11 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“If your Eye Likes it, it is considered a well done art piece”

In this three-hour Sculpture workshop, students will experience and learn to manipulate water-based non-toxic clay to create three-dimensional artwork and sculptures. By using a variety of vibrant colored clay and rhinestones, along with other media such as shimmered finishes and golden sculpture bases, the student will feel able to express their creativity through their hands by manipulating the clay in a meditative way of self-expression through creating a 3D artwork.

Without the need to use a clay oven, and ready to take home on the same day, students will practice adding texture to their clay piece, by using a variety of tools.

It will be a unique media and experience for all levels to enjoy. There will be a review at the end of the session for students to learn about each other’s final work, also constructive critique may be shared. All materials are included. No previous experience is necessary.

About The Instructor:
Karen Starosta-Gilinski was raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She holds degrees from the Accademia Del Giglio in Florence, Italy, and a BFA from Miami International University of Art & Design. Her practice incorporates found objects and altered materials, as well as comforting objects such as clay, plush toys and recycled objects to create a variety of assemblages and sculptures that are humorous, provocative to touch and heartfelt. She has had solo exhibitions at the Design District Dacra’s Melin Building, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, and PRIMARY Gallery. Her group shows include David Castillo Gallery, The Bass Museum, Coral Gables Museum & The Freedom Tower. A commissioned sculpture is in the permanent collection at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum. Starosta-Gilinski’s artwork is part of important private and public collections.
Since 2012, she has presented workshops for adults and children at The Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, Site 95 Brooklyn-based Gallery at Bayfront Park, Design District Family Day, and Coral Gables Museum. She had a studio at Fountainhead Studios in Little River until Dec. 2022.


March 11 2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Oolite Arts
924 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States
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