Expanded Drawing Workshop with Simon Woolham | Macclesfield Silk Museum

Expanded Drawing Workshop with Simon Woolham | Macclesfield Silk Museum

Dec 9, 2023 (UTC+0)
Macclesfield Silk Museum


Discover the world of Expanded Drawing Workshop with Simon Woolham at the prestigious Macclesfield Silk Museum. Immerse yourself in the captivating textures of history as you build future fantasy machines from graphite rubbings. Simon Woolham, a renowned lecturer in fine art at the University of Hudderfield and a member of Rogue Artists Studio in Manchester, brings his expertise to Macclesfield, where he lives and works. In this one-day workshop, you will have the unique opportunity to delve into the practice of this leading contemporary artist. Simon Woolham utilizes graphite rubbings to collect and expand the textures, layers, and imprints from iconic sites like Gorton Monastry and the Macclesfield Canal Towpath. The result is a mesmerizing large-scale installation named 'The Repeater'. Engage with Woolham's artistic process and gain valuable insights into his masterful techniques. The Silk Museum's surfaces provide the perfect canvas for you to create your very own 'future fantasy machine'. This immersive experience promises to ignite your creativity and leave you inspired. Don't miss out on this exceptional event at the New Macclesfield School of Art. Join us on December 9, 2023, and be a part of this extraordinary workshop. Tickets are priced at £38.62, offering exceptional value for an unforgettable artistic experience. We look forward to welcoming you to this unique exploration of expanded drawing with Simon Woolham.

Provided by Davey_Seth|Published Mar 25, 2024


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