Workshop August 29. Through the exploration and use of unconventional materials students will create their own small textile piece that will be put on exhibit in the Watermark. Students will be challenged to rethink what can be used to create textiles by bringing in their own found materials or to use ones provided by the gallery such as zip ties, pipe cleaners, film strips, wire etc.
Demonstrations July 9 & 10: John Hitchcock, who is currently exhibiting “Bury the Hatchet: Prayer for My P’ah-Be” will hold a 2 public print demonstrations. Registration required for July 9.
CANCELLED: Shop 505’s Featured Artist, Patty Lovegreen, will demonstrate wrap weaving. You are invited to bring your own supplies and learn the technique with her.
Event Cancelled and will be re-scheduled, TBD. Thomas Stillday will demonstrate beadwork techniques and answer your questions regarding his process, patterns, bead preferences, and his exhibit, “Wezhichigewaad.”
Shop 505 January Featured Artist. Painting in the style of “plein air,” Bedford leaves the studio behind in exchange for natural light where she can experience transitions found in the outside world.
November Shop 505 Featured Artist “One thing that always seemed important to me was that the ‘item’ that I was making would have a use or purpose. Basket weaving makes a great deal of sense to me as it gives me the opportunity to create something not only beautiful but that can be used.”…
August: Don Wattenhofer is a woodturning master, is known for highlighting the natural imperfections and bark edges of his wooden hand-turned sculptures. The character of the wood grain glows when light passes through the impossibly thin walls of some of Don’s masterpieces, and he uses resinous inlays made from turquoise, pipestone, and azurite mineral powders on the more sturdy pieces.
August 16, 2019 10am to 5pm
The workshop will be in Anishinaabemowin and led by Howard Kimewon (Manitoulin Island Wiikwemikong First Nations Ontario) and Zac Earley (White Earth Band of Ojibwe).
All supplies are included. The first 10 people who show up can make a basket.