Drama Guest Lectures
Lecture with Visiting Artist Douglas McCullough
3 pm | March 13, 2020
Room W400, Centre for the Arts building
FREE! Everyone welcome.
Douglas McCullough is a recognized professional scenic artist and teacher of scene painting theory and techniques, with over 50 years of experience in the design industry. He gives an artist talk about using your own creativity to generate ideas.
Scene Painting and the Use of Space
Workshop with Visiting Artist Douglas McCullough
March 13 & 14, 2020
Scene & Props Shop (W440), Centre for the Arts
Open to all uLethbridge Fine Arts students, limited spots available
March 13 | 4 – 7 pm
March 14 | 9 am – 5 pm
This hands-on 2-day workshop will be a combination of painting and discussion about art. Students will learn some of the basics of scene painting, including the necessity of a proper base coast. By the end of the workshop students should see a transformation of painted works. Interspersed through paint layers will be a conversation about art and the use of space.
Students should wear clothing appropriate for painting.
Douglas T McCullough is Professor Emeritus of Drama at the University of Calgary. He is a recognized Professional Scenic Artist and teacher of scene painting theory and techniques, with over 50 years of experience in the design industry. He holds an MFA in Stage Design and MA in Theatre Arts (Directing) from Northwestern University. McCullough’s design experience ranges in certification from set, costume, lighting, and scenic art, and has contributed to over 280 productions in theatre, musical theatre, opera, television, ballet, modern dance, contemporary dance, and jazz dance, throughout Canada, USA, and Europe. He has also consulted on various architectural projects, is a published poet and author, founding member of the Prairie Collective, and fine art painter with over 200 works in private collections.