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Transitive Pattern: Mixed Media

September 24 - 29, 2023

Diana Calderón  ·  calderonarte.com

Workshop at a glance

Explore materials and process by learning to build constructs or collage assemblage including some installation and site-specific practice.


  • Construct assemblage or material collage
  • Basic bookbinding
  • Hand relief-printmaking
  • Installation


  • Paper
  • Textiles and cloth
  • Wood


  • Collage assembly
  • Materials exploration

Artist Bio

Diana Calderón is an interdisciplinary artist in Phoenix, Arizona. She earned her BFA from Arizona State University, studied nookmaking and printmaking in Cortona, Italy in the University of Georgia’s Study Abroad Program, and printmaking at the University of Dallas. Calderón exhibits artwork nationally and internationally and her art explores the human condition, ancestral roots, her migrant journey, and disrupting traditional instruction and personal filters or patterns. She was recently awarded the Artist to Work grant from the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and has was featured in Southwest Contemporary magazine, KJZZ Fronteras Desk & Sounds of The City, and as speaker for Creative Mornings.
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Workshop Description

Do you feel stuck, in a creative rut, in grief or just need time for reflection? During this mixed media class students will learn to create their own biographical and intuitive collage assemblage, including some installation and site-specific practice. You will explore materials and processes not limited to basic bookbinding, hand relief-printmaking, construct assemblage or material collage. Open to all skill levels.

COURSE FEE: $690  ·  materials list

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