Champlevé is an enamel technique that fills indented areas on metal with colored enamel. During this workshop, students will prepare a 1” - 1.5” drawing on copper, and form a base for packing colored glass enamels. After the process of torch firing, and grinding the piece students will come away with a unique champlevé lapel […]
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Event Description: Want to make a beautiful and functional ceramic ware? Don't miss this perfect opportunity to learn from nationally recognized ceramic artist Jen Allen, who will be our fall 2018 visiting artist traveling from Morgantown, WV. During this one-day workshop, you will create textured pottery with slab construction techniques using paper templates, bisque molds, and […]
Delve into the art of recycled plastics! Artworks made from plastics result in lightweight and colorful pieces that have a festive, Pop Art aesthetic and an environmental subtext. This workshop will include demonstrations of equipment and fundamental techniques. Both large and small assembly project examples will be showcased. Students will complete three to four pieces […]
This workshop provides an overview of batik and adire (tie-dye), two traditional Yoruba cloth dyeing processes. Students will learn immersion and compression dyeing, as well as resist techniques using melted wax. These processes have over 1,000 years of history, yet still allow for fresh, personal creativity and self expression.
Beat the winter blues! Make a colorful ”faux stained glass" window decal with recycled materials for the sun to shine through! Students will use thin plastic lids that are adhered to static-cling film and will leave the class with at least one decal that is perfect for attaching to windows or shower walls and can […]
The most RADical Days of it all! Contemporary Craft is moving! You are invited to Contemporary Craft’s RADical Day on Saturday, September 28, to celebrate its 33 years in the Produce Terminal at the “Farewell Party.”C Unleash your creativity and draw on the gallery walls, treasure hunt in the Garage Sale/Giveaway, transform exhibition postcards into […]