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 17, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Renowned designer and illustrator Robynne Raye leads our students through the design and development of custom skate decks using vinyl and paint.  Super cool instructor/ super cool results.    
artist: Robynne Raye
October 15, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
 
artist: Caitlin Fennelly
November 19, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
 
artist: Amy Redmond
December 17, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
In this workshop, we'll be looking at the history of illuminated letters and their effect on typography.  Each student will design their own illuminated letter, carve it into a printing block and print it as part of a poster.  The end result will be a personal piece of illustrated typographic art, as well as a collaborative poster of the entire alphabet.    
artist: Jeff Barlow
January 21, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Controversy and vocal opinions are prominent elements of American culture.  For every major issue (or minor one) there seem to be an extreme range of opinions available in our media, either for or against.  Current events are continually being read or reported through prisms that reflect bias, politic
artist: Daniel R Smith
February 18, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
In this workshop, you will learn the art of letting go and embracing creative experimentation.
artist: Steffanie Lorig
March 18, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Join us for a photography workshop with a twist. We'll be using modern, high-end digital cameras & pairing them with the oldest form of lens known.
artist: Ric Ewing
April 15, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Rather than watching Saturday morning cartoons, our students will be creating them! After designing their own character, students will learn traditional hand-drawn animation techniques and how to break down motion and timing into key frames and in-betweens.
artist: Tony White
May 20, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
This is a group and an individual project at the same time.
artist: Terry Marks

Annual Events

November 5, 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.
June 14, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Annually the AIGA Link Program hosts a Gallery Show to exhibit students' work and award financial scholarships.  Students submit their work in May for this one night event where they get to share the work they have created over the past year with their community in a gallery environment.