Primitive Art Workshops

Sunday, Oct. 27th, 2019, Jan. 19th 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and March 15th, 2020 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Instructor: Afsaneh Vollmer

In this workshop, you will be experimenting with various media of your choice to let your inner child, the wild, raw and primitive energy come out from the depth of your fundamental human instinct that has been carried at all time throughout ages. This energy that is locked inside us and doesn’t make its way out, is the universal energy that existed in all ancient art forms.

Let’s try to explore and bring it on paper or canvas. You will have the opportunity to unleash and express your inner wild visions the way you wish. The instructor will have pictures and examples for you to use as guides to start this journey.

Fee: $80 + HST supplies included 

Afsaneh Vollmer Bio:

Afsaneh enrolled in the Ecole des Beaux Arts-Sion, Switzerland and continued to study the visual arts at Middlesex County College, New Jersey and the New York Studio School where she obtained a Diploma in Fine Art. She further achieved a degree in Textile and Surface Design from FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) in NYC, and a Master of Woven Design from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris. While studying fine art at New York Studio School one of her sculptures was awarded and chosen to be in a photo shoot for Vogue magazine.

She also was among top creative students from FIT to present her design to Bill Blass. Afsaneh has many years of experience as a graphic artist producing wallpaper designs for wall covering printing companies. Meanwhile, she has continued painting with different forms of media, created decorative textiles and incorporated textiles into her paintings as a fusion of both in form of collage. Afsaneh has had various solo and group exhibitions in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa.

She is currently an instructor at Academy of Design at RCC Institute of Technology teaching Textiles, Materials-Sustainability and Rendering for the Bachelor of Interior Design program.