Professional Practices for Artists: The Business of Art
All Skill Levels
6610: Saturday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., September 28
Professional Practices for Artists is a day-long program covering guidance in self-promotion, effective use of social media strategies, understanding the art market, strategic planning, and balancing studio time with business of art practices, all aimed to assist emerging and established artists in creating a pathway to success. Click Here to connect with Frank Juarez.
The workshop encourages discussion, critiques, one-to-one conferences, research, learning together, and reflections on our own practices. Leave inspired, refreshed, and more knowledgeable about the “business of art” and how to make the most of your artwork and art business. Maximum 20.
Create a unique piece of wall art during this workshop with punch needling! Choose a template from the instructor or bring your own design or lettering idea. Supply fee includes everything you need to learn this satisfying craft: monk’s cloth, stretch frame, stretcher bars, a punch needle and a selection of colorful yarn. No experience necessary. Maximum 20.
Cost: $45 non-member or $40 member + $39 supply fee
Bring your family for this fun-filled holiday event. Create a unique macramé piece as a gift for family and friends while creating a lasting memory. Each participant will take home one to two finished items. Maximum 12.
Learn the fascinating art of seamless 3-D wet felting! Using wool and a variety of natural fibers, felt a small vessel to hold trinkets, chocolates or to simply brighten up any shelf. Choose bright or natural colors, then “sculpt” your vessel into any shape from organic to contemporary. You can even make it reversible. Bring from home: 2-3 hand towels, an old bath towel, sharp scissors, a plastic bag to carry home wet items. Optional: apron, bag lunch. Maximum 10.
Add a warm glow to the holiday season with pretty, felted luminaries. Learn traditional wet felting techniques using wool and a little soapy water. Add texture and other design embellishments using a variety of materials. Your luminaries are the perfect accent for the mantle, dinner table, or any spot that needs a little soft illumination. Bring from home: 2-3 hand towels, 1 old bath towel and a plastic bag to carry home wet items. Optional: apron, bag lunch. Create two finished vessels. Maximum 10.
Cost: $68 non-member or $61 member + $20 studio fee
Enjoy this one day workshop where you can learn various surface design techniques to apply to your ceramic pottery. Prepare for this workshop by bringing one to three in-progress pottery pieces. Click Here to connect with Ashley Hise.
6310: Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., February 22 and 29
Brad has developed a technique to make large platters with much less physical work. Learn his rope-rolling and trimming method over this two session workshop. Technique also works to make consistent matching plates. Trimming methods included. Registration for this workshop includes both sessions. Maximum 12.