Spotlight 2006: January 12 – March 25, 2006
Conference: March 24 and 25, 2006
Judy Belcher, a West Virginian who is the president and one of the founding members of the Kanawha Polymer Clay Guild and a member of the National Polymer Clay Guild, will teach Millefiori: A Polymer Clay Basics Class.
Leslie Blackford, a
Fong Choo, a Louisvillian who is recognized for his miniature teapots and has received over major 40 awards including the Smithsonian Craft Show, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, and the Washington Craft Show, will do a demonstration and hands-on workshop that explore everything from the teapot proportions and glazing, to networking, pricing and presentation of work.
Michael Davis, President, Cofounder, and Director of the National Basketry Organization, Inc. from
Jack Fifield, a
Lori Flood, a textile artist who is lives in
Craig Kaviar, an award winning and internationally known blacksmith who also owns Kaviar Forge Studio and Gallery in
Carol LeBaron, professional artist, educator, and curator who has won several awards for her clamped wool and jacquard work, will teach Irresistible Resists with Acid Dye where participants will explore imagery using acid dyes on wool and silk.
Alice Ballard Munn, experienced professional clay who has worked in
Paul Nelson, a
Mary Hallam Pearse, assistant professor of Jewelry/ Metalsmithing at the
Brook White, an
Jennifer Heller Zurick, a self-taught artist who has developed her own unique designs and personal style in creating willow bark baskets, will teach Black Willow Bark Baskets that will introduce weavers to black willow bark, an uncommonly used yet strong, flexible and beautiful fiber.
For more information or to register for any of these workshops, call (502) 589-0102 or visit www.kentuckyarts.org.
The Kentucky Arts Council, a state agency in the Commerce Cabinet has provided funding support for the ACCSE Craft Conference 2006 with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.