Collage and Assemblage
Gualala Arts has an interest group focused on the art of collage and assemblage. This art form is very accessible to all levels of skills and takes a minimal investment in tools and media to achieve beautiful results.
The objectives of the group are to learn about and use collage techniques for artistic expression and experimentation, and connect with other artists to exchange information, share ideas and have fun making collage.
A collage (from the French: coller, to glue) is a work of art, made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole. The origins of collage can be traced back hundreds of years, but this technique made a dramatic reappearance in the early 20th century, when the term "collage" was coined by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, catapulting collage into a distinctive form of modern art.
A collage may include almost anything, newspaper and magazine clippings, ribbons, bits of colored or hand-made papers, portions of other artwork, photographs and other found objects, generally glued to a piece of paper or canvas.
If you are interested in participating in this group, you are welcome to attend our monthly meetings, which are scheduled for the 2nd & 3rd Mondays, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Gualala Arts Center upstairs workshop area, or contact Karen Tracy
for additional information.
The Gualala Arts Center, located at 46501 Gualala Road in Gualala, CA,
is open weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Please call (707) 884-1138 for more information, or email
Serving the coastal communities of northern Sonoma & southern Mendocino Counties.