Join LaQuincey Reed and Oklahoma City University's School of Visual Arts for a hands-on clay modelling of the face workshop on Saturday, March 10th, 1-4pm.
This workshop is part of OKCU SVA's ongoing Art(ist) Series where classes are free and open to the public. All materials are provided. SPACES ARE FULL at this time, but if you would like to join the waitlist please email Holly at hmmoye | okcu ! edu
In this workshop, you will work with clay to develop the basic construction of the human face. Topics covered include: how to begin a work in clay, the planes of the face, proportions of the face, variations of faces, positive and negative space relationships and form. Information will also be provided for mold making and casting. No previous experience is necessary and two-dimensional artists are encouraged to participate.
LaQuincey was born in Lawton, Oklahoma to military family. His family lived in several states until his family returned to Lawton. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2005 with a BFA in studio art. After graduating he assisted Paul Moore on the Oklahoma Land Run Monument. He assisted with sculpting various elements of the monument and made molds for the monument. In his own work, LaQuincey has completed several commissions for universities in Oklahoma. He has a life-size bronze sculpture of past president James R. Scales and bison reliefs installed on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma. The Fred Jones Junior Museum of Art's Eugene Adkins wing at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma has a portrait bust of Eugene Adkins by LaQuincey in their collection.