NEW GENRES CLASSMakia Sharp8 sessions >> Wednesdays, February 13- April 10(No class March 20)6:30-9:30 pm, Studio 10, $385
This course will serve as an introduction to a wide range of contemporary art practices housed within the broader classification of New Genre including installation, sound, video and performance as important modes of art making. This studio course will build on foundational skills and approaches to creative practices, while also introducing new technical and conceptual explorations. Students will develop new methodologies of thinking and making through four studio projects, in-depth examinations of the diverse histories and current practices of the genre, class discussions, and collaboration____Makia Sharp is an interdisciplinary artist living and practicing in Oakland, California. She received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2017 where she studied Sculpture and Photography. Makia has shown her work in solo and group shows across the country as well as internationally. Recent shows include Providence, California, and New York City. In 2017 Makia was nominated for and awarded the AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship at California College of the Arts where she taught in the Photography and Diversity Studies departments.
PLEASE NOTE: Public Education courses are held contingent on a minimum enrollment, which is determined two business days prior to a class start date. Public Education Staff will contact you ONLY if there is a course cancellation or change.
What materials (if any) will I need to bring to class?Each course requires specific materials that we ask you bring to your first class session so you can get started making right away. Materials lists are available approximately two weeks prior to the course start date. Visit the SFAI website here, click on your course title, and then click on the blue "Materials List" link underneath the course dates. If you have any questions regarding materials, please contact Public Education Staff.What are my transport/parking options getting to San Francisco Art Institute?All classes, unless otherwise noted, meet at 800 Chestnut Street, between Jones and Leavenworth. You can find directions to campus on the SFAI website.
SFAI is located in a residential neighborhood, and free two-hour parking is available on all of the streets immediately surrounding the school. The two-hour restriction cuts off at 9 pm, so evening Public Education students do not need to move their car, unless you arrive prior to 7 pm.SFAI is easily accessible via public transportation, with Muni bus lines #30 Stockton, #45 Union, and #47 Van Ness located within a few blocks of campus.Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?SFAI Public Education Staff are always happy to answer any questions you may have about the Public Education program, or our courses. We are in the office Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Call us at: 415.749.4554 or e-mail: [email protected]
What is the refund policy?Refund requests must be made in writing to [email protected]
For courses that meet for ten sessions or more, a 100% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given if written notice is received at least five business days before the first class. After five business days before the first class, an 80% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received prior to the third class. No refund is given after the class has met three times. Please allow two to three weeks to receive your refund.
For courses that meet for six sessions or fewer, a 100% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received at least five business days before the first class. After five business days before the first class, an 80% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received prior to the second class. No refund is given after the class has met two times. Please allow two to three weeks to receive your refund.