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We make art to wake up ourselves, our colleagues, the world. As rigorous as any inner-oriented discipline, visual art reflects the maker’s life philosophy, personal temperament, and aspirations.

Teaching is the job of leading students to make connections, between their life stories and the greater world, to guide their research in both learning physical processes and mining their personal experiences.

As a teacher I aim for several fits: the match of medium to the individual’s skills, temperament, and goals; integrating material and message; understanding one’s nature and place on the continuum between spontaneity and control; and the balance between the intuitive impulse and its physical manifestation.

My class plans are structured to provide the framework necessary to acquiring technical skills and tools that allow students to experiment with confidence. I also emphasize the need to articulate one’s intentions through written exercises.

pdfTeaching Resume-2024

Teaching at Artist Proof Studio,
South Africa, 2010

Upcoming Workshops

Miniprint Watercolor Monotype
June 5-7, 2024

This workshop combines painting with translucent watercolor with the alchemy of working on a press. The result is an exciting fusion of luminosity and complex color layering.

It's an excellent way for watercolor painters to get into printmaking, and for printmakers to work in a spontaneous and fresh medium.

We will make small prints (between 4" x 4" and 12" x 12").

Date: June 5-7, 2024
Time: 10am to 4pm, Wednesday-Friday
Place: Mixit Print Studio, 32 Clifton Street, Somerville, MA
Cost: $390

My receipt of your deposit of $200 insures your registration in the workshop.
Send check to Jane Goldman, 32 Clifton St #1, Somerville, Ma 02144; or pay through Venmo to @Jane-goldman-6.

pdfSupply List for Watercolor Monotype and Monoprint