Workshops/Classes

Queenwood School  – February 2022

Full day workshop with Queenwood School, Year 11 Visual Art students. A fun, creative day visiting significant sites around Balmoral to create art making tools and artworks before students embark on their own Year 11 and 12 art making journeys.

     

      

 

 

 

Drawing Birds with charcoal from the Black Summer bushfires

Join artist Jody Graham in a day of drawing birds with salvaged burnt wood from the Black Summer Bushfires.

Saturday 15 January 2022 10am – 2pm -Lunch will be provided

Maiden Theatre – Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs Macquaries Road Sydney

 

In this class you will be able to draw the wonderful world of birds using burnt wood salvaged from the Black Summer Bushfires, to pay homage to the endurance of the community and the environment. Some people see burnt remnants as a negative, using them in a positive way to draw and transform allows an individual to express the beauty in a new beginning. Join expert Jody Graham as you explore new techniques and investigate contemporary drawing practices, developing your skills of drawing with unconventional methods.

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Summer School – Art Est Art School – Drawing Classes

January 4th Tuesday – Art Est Summer School – Expressive Drawing

Enmore Road, Newtown, ink, pastel, charcoal on paper, 56cm x 76cm

This one-day expressive drawing workshop is jam packed with projects and tasks to introduce students to expressive drawing in mixed media.

A workshop designed to activate and expand on your passion to draw and create. Learn innovative expressive drawing techniques to help you simplify complicated subjects and create contemporary unique artworks.

When you participating in this one-day course you can expect to learn how to create dynamic compositions, explore mark making with a variety of material, develop your drawing skills and refine techniques to promote individual expression.

For more information and bookings click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 6th Thursday – Art Est Summer School – Drawing the Wonderful World of Birds

Charcoal from Australian Black Summer bushfires and compressed charcoal on paper, 38cm x 57cm

The Wonderful World of Birds Workshop will teach you how to capture the expressive qualities of birds we encounter in our daily lives. The central theme throughout the workshop will be to help you understand and learn techniques to draw and paint avian qualities that intrigue and inspire you

Learn in a fun, covid safe environment easy to follow drawing approaches designed to strengthen observation skills and develop individual expression. Demonstrations will guide students through a combination of mixed media techniques, planned to promote the creation of unique artworks.

This is a masterclass for intermediate and advanced students.

For more information and bookings click here.

Solitude  Charcoal and Sap on paper

Fun, Expressive, Informative Creative Workshop.

21 Saturday & 22 Sunday November 2020 – 9.30am – 4pm daily

Unleash your inner artist by securing a place in this two-day expressive landscapes workshop. Under the direction of Jody Graham, you’ll work with charcoal and mixed media, explore techniques to extend and develop your creative visual voice and learn the art of self-expression, ultimately bringing life and energy to your work.

For bookings and more information 

Expressive Drawing in Charcoal and Mixed Media

Thursday 30 & Friday 31 January 2020, 9.30am – 4pm – $190

 

Jody Graham George St, Sydney 140 x 114cm Mixed Media on Paper

Two-day workshop using a range of techniques to expand your knowledge of mark making in a variety of mediums. You can expect to develop drawing skills including the refining of your composition, become more familiar with using charcoal and loosening up methods that help to promote individual expression.

The Creative Summer School will be held at the Nepean Arts and Design Centre, located at TAFE NSW Nepean.

All workshops are located in Building P (enter via Gate 2) 2-10 O’Connell St, Kingswood NSW 2747.

To enrol, please call TAFE NSW on 131 601 or search course number 800-000312 at tafensw.edu.au

Drawing Demonstration, Workshop and Life Drawing Tutoring.

Saturday 28th of September 2019 at Gang Gang Gallery

    

Demonstration using drawing tools, followed by a workshop related to the demonstration.
After lunch on the same day a tutored life drawing session at the same venue.
This will be a fun day with lots of interesting things to see and do related to drawing.
You can book into one event or come for the whole day.

Gang Gang Gallery

Demonstration 10.30 – 11.30am

workshop 11.30am – 1.30pm

COST – $90

Lunch – Light refreshments

Life Drawing 3 – 6pm

COST – $60

For Bookings Contact Sharon on 0408514440

Grampian Brushes 2019 

7 – 12th September Halls Gap Victoria

2 day workshop – Drawing Connections – From Yourself  to World Around You.

Explore innovative techniques in drawing and mixed media. Connect with what inspires you from the Grampians environment and work towards making unique, sensitive works.

4 day workshop – Uncovered – Contemporary Life Drawing for Everyone.

Intensive 4 day workshop exploring drawing the human body in new inventive ways.

Click here for more information and full program. 

Grafton Regional Gallery 

Artist in Residence 8 October – 1 November 2018

While artist in residence at Grafton Regional Gallery I will be researching practical and theoretical ideas about extended notions of drawing.

Examining what drawing is by investigating marks that are visible and invisible, as well as two-dimensional and three-dimensional marks from Grafton.

 

I will be working in the studio at Grafton Regional Gallery Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4pm if you would like to come and see what I am doing.
I will be conducting a workshop related to the work I am doing while in residence.
Workshop Saturday 20 October 10.30am – 1.30pm.
For more information contact Grafton Regional Gallery.
148 Fitzroy Street, Grafton NSW 2460
(02) 6642 3177

Workshop at Peacock Gallery & Auburn Artist Studios with Jody Graham

Jody Graham’s work is part of the current exhibition ‘Mythologies of the Discarded’ at the Peacock Gallery.

Jody Graham – Installing ‘Drawn from the Discarded’ Photo by Graeme Wienand

For 15+ and Adults
Discover the wealth of materials and inspiration the natural environment has in supply as drawing and painting tools. Participants will make drawing tools from discarded materials found in Auburn Botanical Gardens, then use these tools to create expressive drawings.
This workshop will open your eyes to the possibilities the natural environment has to supply material and inspiration to make artworks. Sitting in a making circle we will use found natural objects to make drawing tools, then use these tools to make expressive drawings with ink.
These tools will generate authentic natural expressive marks and you will have both drawings and a drawing tool keepsake to take home and reflect on the experience.
For more information phone 8745 9794 or email peacockgallery@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

For bookings click here 

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“Mythologies of the Discarded” opens on Saturday 28th October at Peacock Gallery, Auburn. All welcome.

The exhibition presents the work of international and local artists Maria Grazia Tata, Jody Graham, Sepideh Farzam, Jan Cleveringa and Bahman Kermany whose installations are deeply rooted in mythology, our relationship with nature, sustainability and transformation.

Curated by Nazanin Marashian.

Exhibition Launch and Artist Talks – Saturday 28 October 2017, 1.30 – 3.30pm at The Peacock Gallery.

Address

Auburn Botanic Gardens
Corner of Chiswick and Chisholm Roads, Auburn

OPENING HOURS
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Sunday: 11am-4pm
(Appointments for tour groups can be organised outside these hours)

To view flyer and more information about workshops connected to this exhibition click link below.

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Jody Graham  – Drawn from the Discarded – installation of drawing tool – 2016/17

 

 

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