Abstract Painting

    EXART 3532 is offered this winter:

Make the shift from rep­re­sen­ta­tion­al to abstract paint­ing. Gain an under­stand­ing of why and how artists cre­ate abstract works. Exam­ine how chang­ing tech­nolo­gies in the 19th and 20th cen­turies have influ­enced of abstract art. Exper­i­ment with oth­er artists’ process­es and dis­cuss how to use colour, line, and tex­ture to cre­ate rhythm and mood in abstract work. Exam­ine how social move­ments and chang­ing philoso­phies have influ­enced abstract art.


Jan 26, 2022Mar 9, 2022



6:30 pm – 9:30 pm MT





In-per­son (face-to-face) learning, campus

In-person courses are taken entirely in-class. for­mat details

Classes take place at U of A campus, Edmonton.

Your Instructor

Samantha WalrodID: samantha-walrod

Samantha Walrod is a painter and educator living in Edmonton. Her work can be found in various private collections across Canada, including the AFA Collection. Walrod is best known for her figurative paintings, which are depictions of animal/human encounters or depictions of flowers in vases that wilt. Each body of work speaks to hope, loss, decay, and the passage of time.

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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EXART 3532 is offered this winter: