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Jonas Wood, Helen’s Room, 2017, oil and acrylic on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Stuart Barr, Sarah MacKey, and TSL, a Private Asian Collector, 2020.13.1, Photography by Brian Forrest. Image courtesy of the artist and Gagosian

Comfort Collage: Piecing Together Memories and Meanings

Virtual Studio

Virtual Studio

  • Thursday, August 12, 2021
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Virtual
  • Registration Required

Guided by National Gallery of Art Intern Victoria Cho

Investigate the practice of American contemporary painter Jonas Wood as we examine his graphically bold and psychologically intimate painting Helen's Room (2017). Immerse yourself in drawing and collaging processes that are inspired by Wood’s work and encourage personal meaning-making.

Materials: pencil, eraser, 7 sheets of paper, scissors, and glue or tape.

Optional materials: pastels, charcoal, or colored pencils.

Questions? [email protected]

Virtual Studio is designed for anyone interested in making art, and we welcome participants of all skill levels. No prior experience is necessary. This program is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Ages 18 and over.