schedule-at-a-glance

LINK's nine monthly workshops are held the third Saturday of each month during the school year beginning in September.  Workshops are held at Seattle Pacific University or School of Visual Concepts in Seattle. Seniors and juniors also have the opportunity to participate in an additional portfolio building workshop to create a professional presentation of their work.

Monthly Workshops

 

Annual Events

September 21st, 9am – 12:30pm
Comic Book Workshop
Students will learn the art of storytelling through comics. We will learn how to use perspective and composition to create a visually compelling story that enhances the written word.
artists: Justin Norman

 

October 19th, 9am – 12:30pm
Architecture Workshop
Description: TBA
artists: TBA

 

November 15th, 9am – 12:30pm
Photography Workshop
Description: Digital photographer with former LINK student/skater/Seattle music scene photographer...
artists: Jordan Nicholson

 

December 20th, 9am – 12:30pm
Workshop TBA
Description:
artists: TBA

 

January 18th, 9am – 12:30pm
Workshop TBA
Description:
artists: TBA

 

February 15th, 9am – 12:30pm
Workshop TBA
Description: Digital photography with former LINK student/skater/music photographer...
artists: Jordan Nicholson!

 

March 15th, 9am – 12:30pm
Workshop TBA
Description:
artists: TBA

 

April 19th, 9am – 12:30pm
Workshop TBA
Description:
artists: TBA

 

May 17th, 9am – 12:30pm
Workshop TBA
Description:
artists: TBA

October 26th, 9am – 12:30pm
Junior/Senior Portfolio Workshop
Graduating Seniors, and Juniors, who have participated throughout the school year are offered the opportunity to prepare a professional-level portfolio of their artwork in a half day workshop.
portfolio coordinator: Kristine Johnson

 

June 10th, 5pm – 8pm
Gallery Show
Annually the AIGA LINK Program hosts a Gallery Show to exhibit students' work and award financial scholarships.
gallery show curator: Elena Zubowicz

Monthly Workshops

September 16, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Using mixed media on canvas (that happens to be in the form of shoes), we'll be expressing our personal mythology as wearable street art.  
artist: Terry Marks
October 21, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Jeff Hanada will lead LINK students through a session on drawing the human figure. Students will be led through an intensive few hours of gesture and timed drawings inspired by live models (this will be a clothed modeling session).
artist: Jeff Hanada
November 18, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
With the starting point of "divine triads" — found in most ancient cultures such as the ancient Greek and Roman Fates and the Norse Norns — the workshop will explore the importance of character arcs in character design. Making clear that a character's full story is integral to the character's "look" and briefly introducing a notion of thematic structure.
artist: Stefano Gaudiano
December 16, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Details coming soon!
January 20, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
artist: Fred Lisaius
February 17, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Details coming soon!
March 17, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Details coming soon!
April 21, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Details coming soon!
May 19, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Details coming soon!

Annual Events

December 2, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
This Workshop is structured to provide students with an overview of what a portfolio is and how portfolio's are used both for college applications and in the  professional world. After an introduction from Terry Marks on the value of story, personalization of your work and portfolio, Volunteer reviewers pair off with students for one-on-one evaluations.