Courses

8 Weeks: Drawing and Painting – Working from the Unconscious

5 May - 30 June 2019


Sundays, 5 May – 30 June, 10.30am – 1.00pm
Half term break: 2 June 

Taking inspiration from the Pailthorpe and Mednikoff exhibition, A Tale of Mother’s Bones, this course will take a playful and experimental approach to psychorealism - a creative process that combines Surrealism with psychoanalysis. Participants will process dreams, memories and psychological connections through a range of painting and drawing techniques, working with acrylic, charcoal and watercolour.

Additional information:
• This course is suitable for all levels and abilities.
• All materials and equipment are included.

Full Price: £225; Senior (65+): £205; Concession: £158

Ruth Calland will lead this course. She is a painter and performance artist, based in London. She completed her MA at Chelsea School of Art, and is a Jungian analyst. Selected for the New Contemporaries and twice for the Marmite Prize for Painting, she is also a prize-winner of the CGP London Annual Open, and has shown widely including at Transition Gallery, Studio 1.1, and Flowers East. She has been a Boise Scholar, and won a Fellowship in Painting at GLOSCAT, Cheltenham. She is a recipient of a grant from The Henry Moore Foundation, and her work is held in private and public collections. Ruth is a member of Contemporary British Painting and her upcoming shows in 2019 include 'Made in Britain: 82 Painters of the 21st Century', at The National Museum of Poland, Gdańsk, and 'Archipelago' at the Walthamstow Wetlands, which Ruth is curating. Read more

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Full fee
The full fee is paid by everyone who doesn’t qualify for the senior or concessionary fee.

Senior fee
If you are aged 65 years or over at the start of the course you are eligible to pay our reduced senior fee.

If you are aged 65 years or over with a household income of under £16,000 you are eligible for the concessionary fee. See below.

Concessionary fee*
The concessionary fee is available to attendees who are in receipt of the following:
• Pension or Savings Credit
• Aged 65+, with a household income of under £16,000
• Working Tax Credit
• Income Support
• Jobseeker’s Allowance
• Employment and Support Allowance
• Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independent Payment
• Incapacity Benefit
• Universal Credit
• Housing or Council Tax Benefit/Support
• Carers Allowance
• Child Tax Credit and have a household income of under £16,000
• Full-time students with NUS cards

*Information gathered from updated government guidance: http://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits

Terms and Conditions
• Booking on a course at Camden Arts Centre signifies your agreement to our terms and conditions as stated in our Learning Agreement. These are available to read on our website and at the Bookshop.
• Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable, unless the course is cancelled by the Centre.
• Evidence of concessionary status must be shown on the first day of the course.
• All materials are provided.