Introduction

Art After Work: Frank Jones

Thursday, October 15, 2020
5-6 p.m. central
Zoom Video Conference

Art After Work: Frank Jones

Art After Work logo

Join Intuit on the third Thursday of the month for Art After Work, a free series of drop-in art-making workshops inspired by outsider and self-taught art and artists. This month, teaching artist and museum educator Paulina Lopez will lead a discussion and facilitate a printmaking workshop inspired by the vibrant “Devil House” drawings of Frank Jones, whose work is currently on view in the exhibition Outsider Art: The Collection of Victor F. Keen.

Frank Jones (American, 1900-1969). Untitled, 1960. Colored pencil on paper, 18 ¾ in. x 25 in. (47.625 cm x 63.5 cm). Collection of Victor F. Keen

Suggested materials

  • Scissors
  • Hot glue or strong tacky glue
  • Cardboard
  • 3+ bottle caps of any size (the more, the merrier)
  • Paper of any kind
  • Paint
  • Flat, non-porous surface to serve as a palette (aluminum foil, plate, Tupperware lid)

Optional materials

  • Craft foam or Styrofoam (washed and dried grocery trays)
  • Pen
  • Markers
  • Ink pad

Art After Work is for everyone, including beginners and people who say they “are not artists.” We can all be artists! This is a guided workshop, and instruction will begin at 5 p.m. central.

Art After Work is free to join! To show your support to Intuit, please consider the pay-what-you-can (PWYC) option when you complete your reservation. Your contributions help ensure the sustainability of our public programs and support guest lecturers and teaching artists.

Two hours before the event, Intuit will email the Zoom link to those who RSVP on Eventbrite. Please check your junk folder; unfortunately, these emails are sent there sometimes.

Meet Paulina Lopez

Paulina Lopez

Paulina Lopez is a teaching artist and museum educator who loves turning gallery spaces into playgrounds for exploring, questioning, and responding to artworks. With a special interest in multimodal engagement and community programming, Paulina has taught for the Dallas Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Children’s Museum and National Museum of Mexican Art. In addition to leading studio workshops and discussion-based experiences for all ages, she creates miniature felt versions of the Mexican comfort foods she grew up eating through her ongoing project, Cafelteria. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Studio Art from Carleton College and her master’s in Education from Southern Methodist University. Her dream home would be equal parts printmaking studio, used bookstore, and panadería. She lives in Dallas.

Art After Work is funded in part by the Alphawood Foundation, the Department of Cultural Affairs, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Illinois Humanities, Prince Charitable Trust, Terra Foundation for American Art and individual donations from Intuit members and supporters.