|eNEWSLETTER - September-December 2009|
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This September thirty members of the Oregon
Potters Association will be exhibiting in
Our own Clayfolk President, Penelope Dews,
is not only one of the potters accompanying this years group, she was selected
to have her work appear in the show. She will spend some of her time living
with a Japanese family and tour with the other OPA members to important pottery
sites in the
To find out more about OPA and the show
please visit www.oregonpotters.org OPA members will be sharing their
experiences at the November OPA meeting in
October 18 at (Sunday)
September 29 at (Tuesday)
Figure Drawing Workshop - October 17/18 Saturday and Sunday
A two-day workshop, with Bend artist Ken Roth, focused on drawing from the live model, with an emphasis on mass, tone, gesture and line. A variety of mediums will be used to explore expressive depiction of the human figure. Ken can advise on how to translate those sketches into paintings.
COST : $180 members $195 non-members (+$20 model fee) Ages 18+ All Skill Levels
Precious Metal Clay Jewelry Making - November 15th Sunday
Participants will learn the basics of working with Precious Metal Clay (PMC) which is malleable and workable like clay, but can be fired to create fine silver jewelry, while making a set of earrings or a pendant by selecting from the instructor Kirsten Bakke's selection of shapes to cut, and textures for stamping, then fire and finish to create a beautiful custom piece of jewelry to give or wear.
COST : $50 members $60 non-members (+$30 materials) Ages 18+ All Skill Levels
Kaleidoscopes - November 14th Saturday
Create your very own distinctive , quality, 10" Kaleidoscope which can be given as a holiday gift, while learning the basics of safety and assemblage from artist Lisa Ameijide. Students are encouraged to bring translucent items such as beads, novelties, or broken toy parts to incorporate in order to customize your kaleidoscope
COST: $ 25 members $35 non-members (+$10 materials) Ages 16+ all skill levels
Holly Kilpatrick firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Director - Rogue Gallery and
Workshop at Hummingbird Studio October 10th and/or the 11th
$85.00 EITHER DAY or $150 for both days
Studio is open after class until - basic supplies are included
Virginia Cartwright returns to Hummingbird
after her much acclained hand-building workshop here in 2004. In addition to a
demo of her famous folded teapots, which will span both days, these two classes
will focus on making tall bottles. On Saturday the class will work with stamped
desings on tall folded vases. The Sunday class will create larger, oval vases
which is a form insspired by Virgina's love of nature. She was drawn to the
bearty of palm trees, and especially focused on the beauty of the marks made on
the trunk by the fronds. She artfully layers irregular slabs of clay to achieve
this effect. This is the first time that
Hummingbird Studio in the Applegate - 541.899.7045
Look for the big pots outside
Hours : Thursday through Saturday
or call (NEW PHONE NUMBER) 535-1311
The following items are marked down 20% :
§ Weststone (cone 5) - WC 864 clay
§ 1/2 and 1/2 (cone 10) - WC894
§ WED clay (non-firing clay) - EM217
§ Artware Casting Body - S821
The sale will only apply to stock on hand and not to special orders.
We are putting the call out to all potters and artists for bowls to serve soup in. We have, however, a silent auction for other pottery pieces, so if you have any pottery work you would like to donate to this worthy event, please contact Ellen Johnson at Options for Southern Oregon as soon as possible : PHONE: 541.472.5825
Deliver your donations at G. P. Arts and Fair Trade Tues. through Sat. from to with your business card or information attached and we will display them in our HomeGrown Gallery for First Friday art walk October 2nd. Then we will deliver them to Options. Call Roxanne Hunnicutt at 479-1349 to arrange any after hours drop offs or pick-ups out of area.
In Hope of Supporting our Local Food Market and provide community, the G P Arts and Fair Trade shop HOPES to host a Saturday winter's farmer's market as soon as the outdoor market one closes. We are looking for vendors and hope that they will supply local cheese, jams, crafts, lotions, soap, etc if not every Saturday, perhaps on a rotating schedule that we could print up and post around town. If you are interested, please let local farmers and producers know to contact us soon. Thanks for you help and support on this project. The Winter's Farmers Market will meet in the HomeGrown Gallery where we do a consignment gallery. We are always looking for local crafts, especially would like to feature clothing, bat boxes, candles, knitting, weaving, wood products made with local woods and much more. So tell your crafty and farmer friends?
Sunday October 18 at
Directions : I-5 North: take exit 55 and follow the
I-5 South: take exit 58 and remain on 6th for 1.6 miles then turn right on “G” Street and GPAFT is on the left.
For questions contact Roxanne Hunnicutt at Grant Pass Arts and Fair Trade 541-955-4403 or at home 541-479-1349 or cell 944-1353
Tuesday September 29 at
Directions : Old Stage Rd and hiway 238 into
South Stage Rd into
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