The Franklin County Arts Guild now offers workshops. In the first three workshops, participants created mosaics, brush dolls, and mixed-media masks. All three workshops were conducted at the Artisan Depot by professional artists: Carol Vandenbosch, Frances Perea, and Cathy Norrell, respectively.
On September 30, the Artisan Depot kicked off its art workshop series with a fun mask -making class by Chattanooga artist, Cathy Norrell. One-of-a-kind masks were created from recycled materials such as cereal boxes, bottle caps, cardboard, twigs and an array of found objects. Cathy also came prepared with home-baked goodies and a surprise gift bag for each participant. The workshop ended with students asking for more classes.
On October 7, Winchester folk artist Frances Perea kicked off American Craft Week/Tennessee Craft Week at the Gallery with a brush doll collage mini workshop where students created a doll from a recycled paint brush, collage papers, beads, yarn, buttons and other embellishments.
Sewanee artist Carole Vandenbosch’s two-part beginner’s mosaic class, beginning October 14, was met with great enthusiasm as students learned how to use a variety of tools and materials in creating a unique mosaic designs on stepping stones and wood.
All three classes were a huge success with students asking for more.
Are you an artist or craftsperson who loves to teach? Are you a potential workshop participant with an idea for a workshop? Instructors wishing to teach a class at the Artisan Depot should contact the Workshop Liaison, Frances Perea at 931-308-9510 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Gallery Coordinator, Margie Gallagher, may also be contacted at email@example.com. Please visit our workshop page.