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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Canvas Building Workshop


Using the Otis woodshop, students learn how to build professional quality panels and painting canvas using stretcher bars. Demonstrations cover multiple variations of supports along with techniques for surface preparation and gessoing to provide a variety of painting surfaces. Students complete at least one panel or stretcher by the end of class.

Prerequisite: None

First Class Materials: $15 lab fee payable to instructor for wood and canvas for one 18”x24” canvas or stretcher. Students should bring the following to the workshop: canvas pliers, staple gun (electric recommended), 3/8” staples, wood glue. If time allows, students can bring their own materials to build more.


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPTG2000
Meetings: 1
Credit Hours: NC
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