Events

I'm always grateful for the diversity of classes, workshops and talks that I'm invited to participate. Over the last couple of years, I've made icons with an eager group of Coptic Orthodox Christians in Kitchener, created an art project for Toronto's Nuit Blanche 2017 at Nunu Ethiopian Fusion; talked to architecture students at Laurentian University and soil scientists at the SSSA international annual meeting and taught Christian school teachers about pigments and art along the cliffs of the Vermilion Bluffs in BC.

Below are some upcoming events as well as a list of posts from some of the things I've done in the past. If you want to learn about traditional iconography or making pigments from the earth, or are interested in booking me for a talk, please review what's happening below or contact me directly.

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Upcoming Classes

Kitchener Icon Class: Level 1

In this introductory iconography class, Symeon will teach 12 participants over 4 months to make an Orthodox icon using traditional methods and materials. The Level 1 class provides the experience of making an icon by copying one of Christ the Pantocrator created by Symeon for this purpose. Such work from a prototype makes room for new students…

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Kitchener Icon Class: Level 2

In this advanced iconography class, Symeon will teach 8-12 participants  more about the traditional materials and methods of making an Orthodox icon. In the Level 2 class the focus expands from the icon’s face to a full portrait figure as the steps of making an icon are reviewed. Students will be also be provided with additional…

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