KENNETH DEPREZ

TEACHING PORTFOLIO

Like my studio practice I approach teaching art from the perspective of learning by doing, and problem solving as a personally invested hands-on discipline.

Mold making and casting Ghandi bust
Mold making and casting Ghandi bust

Instructed Properties Master, Kimitha Anne Cashin. Silicone mold of clay bust, hollow plaster cast. For, Leaving, Playright: Václav Havel, Director: Jiri Zizka, Produced by The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 2010

Life mold figure casting
Life mold figure casting

Instructed Assistant figure sculptors: Jill Trager, Krista Schaefer. (Production volunteers from Moore College of Art and Design) Life mold using silicone rubber, cast in urethane plastic. For, Under the Whaleback, Playwright: Richard Bean, Director: Blanka Zizka, Produced by The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 2013

Life mold figure casting
Life mold figure casting

Instructed Assistant figure sculptors: Jill Trager, Krista Schaefer. (Production volunteers from Moore College of Art and Design) Life mold using silicone rubber, cast in urethane plastic. For, Under the Whaleback, Playwright: Richard Bean, Director: Blanka Zizka, Produced by The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 2013

MFA Experimental Studio
MFA Experimental Studio

Gina D'Emilio (Fall 2011). Marker on acrylic block, representation of six years of date books.

MFA Digital Tools
MFA Digital Tools

Sarah Gersbach (Fall 2010). (Composite video still) Video over-dubbed with a computer generated voice speaking a list of one years worth of mundane events and consumption.

BFA Fine Arts Thesis Advising
BFA Fine Arts Thesis Advising

Claire Folkman (Spring 2010). 2D Fine Arts: Video, sculpture, performance art: Video projection on “With Hidden Noise,” Marcel Duchamp (1916), at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Fine Arts Thesis Advising
Fine Arts Thesis Advising

Jacob Gray: Amanda Moore and Alexandra Alger (Spring 2010). 3D Fine Arts: Collaborative performance video installation.

Fine Arts Thesis Advising
Fine Arts Thesis Advising

Rebecca Jennings (Spring 2010). 2D Fine Arts: Monologue driven performance art (composite documentation and show poster).

Foundation elective: In-Motion
Foundation elective: In-Motion

Tal Bavli (Spring 2012). Video collage project, using Final Cut Pro. (Composite of video stills)

Foundation elective: In-Motion
Foundation elective: In-Motion

Valerie Schaeffer (Spring 2010) Stop-motion animation: articulation and movement (Video Still).

Foundation: 3D Design
Foundation: 3D Design

Class project (Spring 2011). Icosahedron: cardboard construction with limited choice on building material.

Foundation: 3D Design
Foundation: 3D Design

Breana Karnis (Summer 2008). Altered platonic solid construction: Student-designed container.

Foundation: 3D Design
Foundation: 3D Design

(Left to right) Alicia Padron (Summer 2008), Kathryn Magno (Spring 2011). Serial plane: axis and movement, mixed material construction.

Foundation: 3D Design
Foundation: 3D Design

Xue Pan (Spring 2011) Unit form wearable construction.

Foundation: 3D Design
Foundation: 3D Design

(Left to right, top to bottom) Tal Bavli, Suel-Gi Lee, Rachael McCool (Spring 2012). Image cube construction: form and counter-form.

Foundation: 2D Design
Foundation: 2D Design

Student work (Spring 2010). Cafeteria exhibition.