Josh Reames and Siebren Versteeg
PAINTING 605 001
3 credit hours, 2 weeks
This course for beginning to advanced students will include extensive experimentation with materials and techniques through individual painting problems. Emphasis will be placed on active decision-making to explore formal and material options as part of the painting process in relation to form and meaning. Students will pursue various interests in subject matter. Students may choose to work with oil-based media. Demonstrations, lectures and critiques will be included.
- Josh Reames -
Josh Reames (born 1985, Dallas, TX) received an MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from University of North Texas. He has presented his work at Andrea Rosen Gallery, Jacob Lewis Gallery, The Hole, Josh Lilley Gallery, Andrew Rafacz, Bill Brady Gallery, LVL3, Johannes Vogt, Monya Rowe Gallery, and the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art; at Brand New Gallery, Galeria Annaruma, and Dittrich & Schlechtriem. Reames’ work has been featured in Artillery, Artcritical, Hyperallergic, Artnews, New American Paintings, and Artslant. Reames currently lives and works in New York.
- Siebren Versteeg -
Siebren Versteeg was born about 17k days ago in New Haven. He has studied at School of Visual Arts in New York, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Solo exhibitions include The Museum of Art at Rhode Island School of Design; Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY; The Art Institute of Boston; the Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio; Max Protetch, New York; Rhona Hoffman Gallery and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. His work has been exhibited in group shows at Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC; ESSL Museum, Vienna; Contemporary Museum, Baltimore; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; Krannert Art Museum, Illinois; the Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia; and the National Museum of Art, Czech Republic. Versteeg’s work can be found in public collections including the Guggenheim, NY; Albright-Knox, Buffalo; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.; and MCA, Chicago. He lives and works in New York.