RECENTLY ADDED WORKSHOPS
Alice (West fork, AR) earned her Bachelors of Science from The University of Minnesota in Applied Design with a minor in Tailoring and Clothing Construction. Involved many in collaborative projects that have been shown around the US including group art quilts done with young artists, to Native American spirit costumes made from hand woven cloth. She has taught to both children and adult for over 20 years, and has served on numerous judging panels and art committees.
Carrie (Bella Vista AR) is a certified Creatively Fit Coach who is passionate about two things, her kids and her art. Her sterling silver jewelry has won local awards and can be purchased at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
Lisa Beth Robinson
Lisa Beth (Greenville, North Carolina) is the proprietor of Somnambulist Tango Press where she makes artists books, broadsides, fine art, curates exhibitions and is an assistant professor at East Carolina University.
Lisa Krannichfeld, (Little Rock, AR) has an interesting cultural background of a Chinese family living in the American South. Her experiences growing up in these two intermixing cultures and their traditions have greatly influenced her work. She focuses on women in her paintings creating expressive portraits that refute the traditional portrayal of women.
Danielle (Raleigh, NC) is a metalsmith, neon artist, educator, designer and storyteller. She started her passion for jewelry making at Millersville University and received her BFA in jewelry design in 2010. In addition, she is a recent graduate of the MFA metals design program at East Carolina University.
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.
Ken Bova (Greenville, NC) is Associate Professor of art at East Carolina University. His work focuses on the application of color in personal adornment. He has work in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian, Tacoma, Philadelphia and Georgia Art Museums and has presented workshops nationwide in places such as Haystack, Penland, Arrowmont, Idyllwild and Peter’s Valley.
Dee (St. Louis MO ) studied graphic design at CalArts in Valencia, California. She utilizes her design background and her love of fiber when creating her abstract encaustic art. In 2016 she exhibited as an emerging artist at the prestigious St. Louis Art Fair.
Gasali Adeyemo is from a small village in Nigeria. His mother taught him the traditional Yoruba technique of adire eleko and how to prepare an indigo pot. He studied at the Nike Center for Arts and Culture and mastered the traditional techniques of adire eleko, batik and tie-dye. Gasali now travels worldwide, sharing the arts and culture of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Gasali currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.