Wintersession: Cutting Edge Cutting


Thu - Fri, Jan 23 to Jan 24, 1:00pm - 5:00pm


ArtLab, 140 N Harvard St Allston, MA 02134
Butterfly designs in leather created from a laser cutter.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - Friday January 24, 2020

This free, two-day wintersession workshop connects art-making with laser cutting. Open to undergraduates enrolled in Harvard College, registration required. 

Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:00pm - 5:00pm
 Friday January 24, 2020 1:00pm - 5:00pm

This two-day workshop connects art-making with laser cutters. The first day we will learn about a local artist, Atma Khalsa, and their practice of making using laser cutters. Then we will learn about the capabilities and operation of laser cutters. On the second day, students will work with the artist on a collaborative project in the ArtLab Workshop. This workshop is open to undergraduates enrolled at Harvard College. Attendance is required on both days, for registration information:

Capacity: 12

Cost: Free (must register through Wintersession Program Website)

Atma Khalsa, Art Director for Lovepop cards.

Artist instructor:

Atma Khalsa currently works as an Art Director for Lovepop Cards, a company that makes 3D pop-up cards using the laser cutter. She previously managed and taught laser cutting workshops at a local makerspace & is an active member at Artisan's Asylum in Somerville. Her passion lies in the intersection between digital design and fabrication -- and how technology has the capacity to enable creatives to reach more people and support themselves.

The ArtLab is committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations please email