|Date: October 30- November 3|
Lyla Allison (Eureka Springs, AR) is a jewelry instructor who helps each student fine tune their own individual designs. Lyla teaches her students the technical skills necessary to bring their jewelry ideas to life.
Dan (Eureka Springs, AR) is a multi-talented artist with a background ranging from watercolor, charcoal, paper mache to metal sculpture. He is a Little Rock, Arkansas native and has attended six different art colleges over his career, including the San Francisco Art Institute and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Dan has his BFA in Metal Arts from Millersville University in Lancaster, PA. His vision enables him to create both whimsical and realistic pieces. Dan is currently the “Artist in Residence” at ESSA.
Sam (Berryville, AR) is a lifelong woodworker and retired educator. Originally trained as a cabinetmaker, he takes a hybrid approach to custom furniture design and lamp work in his workshop near Eureka Springs.
Brandace Cloud (Wilsonville, IL) earned her BA at Webster University. She works as a ceramics instructor at the Edwardsville Arts Center. Brandace focuses on functional pottery, lives in rural Illinois and recently finished building a wood-fire kiln at her home studio.
Becky (Millersville, PA) heads up the Fine Art Metals Area at Millersville University in Pennsylvania and currently serves on the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) Board of Directors. Becky received her MFA from Arizona State University and BA from University of Wisconsin Lacrosse.
James (Eureka Springs, AR) has lead several neighborhood groups of 3-5 students in similar workshops. James also guided a 2 day locals workshop in 2016 at ESSA for 5-6 students. James has years of experience in providing training and instruction in business, science and computer software programs during a 45 year career in the military and business community.
Barbara Robinson( Eureka Springs) is from Minnesota but moved to Eureka Springs in 1998. She is part owner of Eureka Fine Art Gallery which is in it’s fourth year of business and also represented by 85 Spring St. Gallery in Eureka. She has had several solo exhibits, group exhibits, and honored with many awards.