Step into the world of fashion and fiber art. Learn staple skills such as pattern-making, draping, hand and machine sewing. Create your own prêt-à-porter garments and conceptual pieces that push the limits of high fashion and art.
Drawing × Portfolio Development
Prepare and acquire basic skills for student or professional portfolios. Enhance existing work or receive help to create work that will help fortify any college or job application. Includes gestural and figurative drawing, still life painting, and other foundation projects.
Mixed Media × Sculpture
Explore the world of collage, assemblage, and 3D design. This course will expand your understanding on how to incorporate a variety of techniques into your visual repertoire, and serves as an introduction to various forms of sculptural media including ceramics, plaster, resin, and small metals.
Gain experience in a variety of printmaking techniques including screen printing, mono- type, linocut, and digital work. Printmakers can create their own logos and editions of work as well as explore other commercial applications and gain experience in art sales.
Art Journalism × Photography
Master the most marketable skills with this course that covers topics needed in the professional art world and beyond. Learn the basics of photography, digital media such as Photoshop, In Design, and other software to help create the annual MOCAzine. The MOCA- zine is a culmination of art interviews, off site field trips to galleries, spotlights on location, poetry and typography. Students enrolled in the AJ&P class receive a copy for their professional portfolio, as well as recognition in the edition. In order to participate in free field trips students must have completed 5 days of class.
Field trips: select weekdays throughout the year
Showcases: December 20, March 20, May 29
MOCA North Miami’s education programs are made possible with the continued support of the North Miami Mayor and Council and the City of North Miami, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and are funded in part by The Kirk Foundation, The Miami Foundation, The Alvah H. and Wyline P. Chapman Foundation, and The Children’s Trust.