Appalachian Willow Chair Class

Two 2-day classes from our guest instruction Justin Roberts in Spring, 2020! Choose from: April 6 & 7, 10am-5pm or April 8 & 9, 10am-5pm. Kentucky Crafted Artist and 2019 Regional Bernheim Artist in Residence, Justin Roberts specializes in the rare folk art of bent-wood willow furniture. Learn about the history, uses and process of the […]

Patterned Resist Dyeing in Organic Indigo

For individuals who were inspired by the Basics class, as well as those with some experience who want to learn more about indigo and resist techniques on fabric, the Fundamentals class offers hands-on experience in making indigo vats “from scratch.” Students will work together to make organic indigo vats and dye in them on the […]

Patterned Resist Dyeing in Organic Indigo

For individuals who were inspired by the Basics class, as well as those with some experience who want to learn more about indigo and resist techniques on fabric, the Fundamentals class offers hands-on experience in making indigo vats “from scratch.” Students will work together to make organic indigo vats and dye in them on the […]

Donny Luke Watercolor – Featured Artist – April 2020

Donny paints mainly landscapes featuring scenes from Western North Carolina and his many journeys across North America. He pulls out the drama of beautiful scenery, stating that he strives “it is his “to try to document and creatively express it in a way that does it justice. I am fascinated by the creative process of […]

Junior Sparks! Session 2

Ignite the passion of metalsmithing! Instructor Meredith Tibjash will introduce your child to the world of jewelry, working with brass, copper and silver to bring variety of projects to life. Techniques covered include: design, sawing, hammering, forming, soldering, and finishing. Ages 9 – 13. Four Sunday Sessions, 12:30pm – 4:00pm (student must attend all four). […]

Applique

In this one-day workshop we’ll learn fast ways to apply curvilinear shapes to cloth, how to achieve impeccable hand-turned appliqué and how to make your own templates. This class is designed for all skill levels and great for beginners.

Applique

In this one-day workshop we’ll learn fast ways to apply curvilinear shapes to cloth, how to achieve impeccable hand-turned appliqué and how to make your own templates. This class is designed for all skill levels and great for beginners.

Transitioning to Oils w/ Peter Roux

Join artist Peter Roux for an introduction to oils. Oil paint offers a gorgeous, luminous depth- but many beginning and intermediate level artists worry about introducing solvents and mediums as well as working in this slow drying medium. Worry no more! Peter has over 20 years of teaching experience, from casual to university to professional […]

Botanical Drawing with Julia Moore

Botanical Drawing workshop led by Julia Moore An exciting early spring plant workshop in the gallery. Julia will lead us in studying spring botanicals. If the weather permits, we’ll go on a plant walk by the river to gather plants to study. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do you have a love for drawing and nature? Come learn to […]

A Primary Rainbow: 3 Natural Dyes

This class will explore the rainbow of colors that can be obtained through the use of just 3 natural dyes: madder, weld and indigo. We will learn a variety of mordant recipes for cotton and wool, prepare the dye and experiment with overseeing to expand our color potential. This course is designed for folks with […]