TheFlagBook, originally developed by Hedi Kyle, is a sculptural book structure that is perfect for both writers & visual artists. For writers,flagsmay contain words only, or incorporate both words and visual elements. For visual artists,flagsmay be either decorative or narrative, using a variety of medias including, photographs, painting and collage.
This workshop will cover the basics of theFlagBook structure, but will focus on creative ways of handling theflags. No experience necessary to have a successful art-making experience! Each student will leave with two structures. Both content and structure will be covered. Materials are included in the cost.
Minimum 4 students required for this class to make. Refunds will be given if that number is not met. Cancellation refunds will be given to those who provide two weeks notice (so that we have time to fill that position). So that we may pay our instructors and properly prepare, Refunds cannot be issued if given less than 2 weeks notice before class. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Helen Kwiatkowski is currently a Professor of Art at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton Texas where she teaches 2- Design, Mixed Media Collage, Digital Photography and Book Arts. Helen has exhibited her work both regionally and nationally including solo exhibitions at The Fayetteville Underground, Central Texas College, The Cultural Activities Center, Palomar College, The Artist Retreat Center, and The Art Center of the Ozarks. In 2009 her work was selected for inclusion in the Texas Biennial: An Independent Survey of Contemporary Texas, and in 2013 she was awarded a grant from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to complete a limited edition hand-bound book entitled I Build a Lighted House based on her paintings. Recently, Helen's paintings were included in Her Texas: Story, Image Poem & Song (A collection by Texas women artists, writers and thinkers), published by Wings Press in 2015.