July 19-21, 2019
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
$260 Member/$290 Nonmember
Registration for this class is now closed. Registration is open for Elinor’s Mosaic: Create a “Pique Assiette” workshop on September 13-15.
Pique assiette mosaic is the craft of creating mosaic designs using broken shards of china and other found pieces and trinkets. Participants will design and create their own one of a kind picque assiette mosaic framed 17”x17” mirror. A wooden frame, mirror, and an assortment of old china dishes, shards, figurines and flowers will be provided, as well as adhesive glue refills and grout. Basic cutting and filing tools will also be available for use.
Elinor Katz began her formal training at the High School of Music and Art in New York City. She then received a BA at the University of Vermont and went on to do graduate work at New York University, Westchester County Community College, a Hunter College, and The New School. She also studied at the Taos Institute of Art in New Mexico.bFor 22 years, Elinor taught art in Westchester County, NY public schools, including in a Yonkers NY public school museum magnet program that collaborated with New York City area art museums.
In the 90s, she taught herself pique assiette, the art of creating mosaic designs with pieces of broken china on almost any surface–walls, sculptures, vintage furniture, frame, lamps, jewelry. She often embellishes these works with a variety of painting techniques. For the past 16 years, she has lived and worked in Jamaica, VT, and her mosaics have been exhibited and sold in various Vermont galleries and craft shows, including: the Artists Guild of Manchester, Vermont Artisan Designs in Brattleboro, The Vault in Springfield, The Market Arts Studio in Londonderry, and the Bennington Museum.