6:00pm – 8:30pm
Learn about the history of pigments and the meanings of colours. Whether you consider yourself a beginner, or you have years of experience, you will acquire new observational skills, using various dry and wet drawing media.
Disclaimer: Nude Models (both male and female) and costumed models may be used on occasion.
To help ensure the comfort and safety of all students and instructors, masks or face coverings are mandatory while in classrooms, and proof of vaccination is required for students ages 12+. You can read more about our safety measures here.
Nicole Shimonek is an interdisciplinary artist with an MFA from the Chelsea College of Art and Design (UK) and a BFA Honours from the University of Manitoba (CA). Her work has exhibited both nationally and internationally. This includes the Syracuse Museum of Art, Plug in ICA, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Gallery 1C03, and with the Brompton Design District (UK). Her videos have screened at the Detroit Museum of New Art, Camden Roundhouse (UK), at Prairie Scene (National Art Centre, Ottawa), Images Festival (Toronto), MAI (Montreal), Supermarket Art Fair (Sweden) and WNDX (Winnipeg). She has participated in numerous residencies and recently was an artist in residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Since 2004 she’s worked youth, artists, organizations and educational institutions as an instructor, mentor, designer and editor. Nicole’s interdisciplinary practice investigates survival experiences through materials – drawing, sculpture, painting, media and design. She is based in Winnipeg, Canada