Thu, Sep 23|
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Introduction to Abstract Painting with Michael Giaquinto- 4 Thursdays, September 23 - October 14, 9am - 11am
This introductory course will approach abstract painting as a step to find your “free expressions” using acrylic paint.
Time & Location
Sep 23, 2021, 9:00 AM
Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Ln, Dennis, MA 02638, USA
Introduction to Abstract Painting Using Acrylic Paint with Michael Giaquinto
4 Thursdays, September 23 - October 14
9am - 11am
$120 Members, $135 Non- Members
This introductory course will approach abstract painting as a step to find your “free expressions” using acrylic paint. Still-lifes will be used to create your paintings and there will be construction and de-construction of the still-life and
in - studio demonstrations and class critiques. This class is for beginners and other levels of acrylic painting.
All students must be vaccinated for COVID and wear masks. Please bring your vaccination card to your first class.
CCMoA must be notified 1 week prior for refund.
Colors – Carbon or Ivory Black, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Light,
Cobalt Blue, Titanium White.
Brushes: Variety of sizes for acrylic paint + 2” wide brush (cheap)
Stretched Canvas - 8 x 10, and/or 11 x 14.
One empty clean coffee can, for water
A roll of paper towels, for cleaning brushes
Michael A. Giaquinto was the Exhibitions Curator at the Cape Cod Museum of Art. He studied art at Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA. & North Carolina State University, where he studied Art History.
Museum Technician (1990 – 1991) at the Ackland Art Museum at UNC Chapel Hill, NC. Chief Art
Preparator (1991-2000) at the Gregg Art Museum, NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
Art Teacher (2003 -2005) at St. John Paul II High School in Hyannis, MA.
Painting and Drawing teacher, along with Multi-Media & Folk Art workshops for adults at the Weny Education Center at CCMoA, Creative Arts Center, Chatham, & the Cultural Center, South Yarmouth.
Michael has held workshops at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA. Weny Education Center at CCMOA and the Truro Center for the Arts.
Michael was awarded “Craftsman of the Year” by the Early American Life Magazine in 2001 and 2005 and in 2017 the VISI Award, presented by Cape Cod & Islands Art Educators Association; and was guest speaker and held a painting demonstration for the Guild of Harwich Artists, 2017.
His work has been exhibited with Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA., Chabot Fine Art Gallery, Providence, RI., Miller White Fine Arts, South Dennis, MA., Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA., Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA., Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA., Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA.
He is featured in Deborah Forman’s book, Contemporary Cape Cod Artists on Abstraction, 2015.
Abstract Painting: Members
Introduction to Abstract Painting with Michael Giaquinto- 4 Thursdays, September 16 - October 7, 9am - 11am Members: $120
Abstract Painting: NonMembers
Introduction to Abstract Painting with Michael Giaquinto- 4 Thursdays, September 16 - October 7, 9am - 11am Non-Members: $135