Thursday, November 26th from 6:30 pm to 8 pm

2020-11-26 - Working with found wood : a workshop by Shanna Strauss

Working with found wood: photo-transfer, wood burning and wood carving. A workshop by Shanna Strauss presented as part of the Prix Powerhouse 2020

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Free online workshop (12 participants maximum). To register please fill out this form. A Zoom link will be sent to participants

In this workshop, Shanna Strauss will talk about the different techniques she utilizes when working with found wood, the primary substrate she uses in her art practice.

The artist will present a few examples of previous artwork she has made over the last few years, followed by short demos on photo-transfer, woodburning and wood carving.

Shanna Strauss will also talk about how she combines these techniques to arrive at a final mixed media artwork. The workshop will be a casual environment where participants are welcome to ask questions and share thoughts throughout the duration of the activity.

The workshop will be conducted in English, someone will be present to translate into english any questions asked in French.

This workshop is presented as part of the Prix Powerhouse 2020. We invite you to visit the exhibition “We are wary, we are weary” from November 20 to December 12, 2020 at 4296, boul. St. Laurent Blvd.

Jenny Lin, also winner of the Prix Powerhouse, is offering a workshop "Narrative Zines" on Saturday, November 28, 3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m

More details on the Prix Powerhouse: and on the winners: |

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Côté, Coordinator - development, membership, special programming at