Exploring Sculpture using Paper Mache

July 22 - July 26, 2022

Exploring Sculpture using Paper Mache


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $650
Material Fee: $45

Come explore sculpture using a medium that is lightweight and easy to continue without dedicated studio space. This workshop will be a deep dive into recycling everyday items to elevate your sculpture with the addition of armatures and found objects in unique ways that will result in amazing creations. Take the inspiration and techniques you gain in the workshop back to easily explore at home with a medium that needs no kiln, no heavy lifting, just a bit of patience and creativity.

*Workshops run from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day


Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult



Katie Truk

Alfred University graduate Katie Truk has exhibited throughout New Jersey and the surrounding region. She appeared on News 12’s On The Scene as a fresh, emerging artist, featuring her award-winning pantyhose-and-wire creations. In her role as a multimedia art teacher, Truk has won grants to lecture and teach children and adults in New Jersey schools and art centers such as the Visual Art Center of New Jersey and Princeton University. She has also curated, judged, and juried events for schools, clubs, and organizations in the state.

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