Beginner Woodcut Carving and Printing with Michelle Fung
Cost: HKD 2000 for 2 day in-person course, 7 hours total
Date: June 3rd and June 5th
Morning set : 10-1:30 Afternoon set: 2-5:30
(Choose either morning or afternoon set, and please arrive 10 mins before class starts)
Location: Marble Print Clay Studio 705
Kwun Tong, Shing Yip St, no. 15-17, Sing Win Factory Building, Hong Kong
Course taught in English, Canto & Mandarin. Materials provided by Studio.
This 2 day workshop will introduce participants to the art of traditional woodcut printmaking. Participants will design, carve and print their delicate woodcuts. We will pay attention to lines, texture and patterns. Animals and vegetation (flowers, leaves, fruits, etc) are particularly suited to this medium. Beginners are welcome, no prior experiences needed.
What students will bring home:
An edition of 3 A5 size prints and their woodblock.
What students can prepare (not required): Printed Images (A5) and ideas of what they would like to carve. Images with plants, animals and landscape are great.
Hong Kong Canadian interdisciplinary artist Michelle Fung has been an avid art educator for two decades. She is currently working on a body of 99 unique woodcuts to portray “Polluta”, one of her fictional worlds (2018-ongoing.) Her woodcuts are being exhibited in many local and international printmaking festivals including Impact 12, International Printing Conference (Bristol, UK, 2022), Impact 11, International Printing Conference (Hong Kong, 2021), 5th Global Print (Portugal, 2021), 11st International Printmaking Biennal Douro. (Portugal, 2022), Tribuna Graphic 2020 (Romania, 2020.) She has an upcoming solo exhibition at the municipal museum Art Gallery Boris Georgiev, Varna, Bulgaria, as the invited guest artist of the Quarantine Film Festival (2022) and has held recent solo exhibitions at leading artist-run galleries in Australia (2019) and California (2018), as well as the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2019.) Her works have garnered many local and international awards. Her short films have been selected at many international film festivals and she has participated in many prestigious international residencies including Banff Centre, Canada (2010), Art Omi, NY, USA (2016) and The Arctic Circle, International Territory of Svalbard(2022.) 馮捲雪擁有二十年豐富視覺藝術教學經驗。她 現正進行一系列九十九張木刻版畫作品，呈現 一個虛構未來世界『寶綠達』（2018年至今 ）。她的版畫作品在各本地與國際博物館和版 畫節展出，包括Impact 12 (英國，2022年 )、Impact 11 (香港， 2021年)、5 th Global Print (葡萄牙，2021年)、 11st International Printmaking Biennal Douro ( 葡萄牙，2022年 Tribuna Graphic 2020 (羅馬利亞，2020年)。 馮捲雪在2022年將應Quarantine電影節邀請， 前往保加利亞Art Gallery Boris Georgiev 舉行 個人博物館展覽，並曾在香港科技大學（2019 年）、以及澳洲悉尼（2019年）和美國加州 （2018年）著名非牟利藝術中心舉行個人展覽 。