Learn the basic skills of how to gather and manipulate molten glass, including basic color applications. Expect to create a paperweight, glass feather and other solid glass objects. If time allows, participants will begin to learn the blowing process. No experience necessary. Participants may want to bring lunch. Registration fee is $125. http://starworksnc.org/education/glass-workshops.
Liberty Antiques Festival 2017 Held just twice a year, 400 dealers from more than 25 states pack this 100-acre farm near downtown Liberty, North Carolina. Dig through the past to find today's treasures amongst 18th to 20th century furniture, accessories, pottery, glass, clocks, dolls, toys, military items, advertising memorabilia, decoys, jewelry, quilts, folk art, and [...]
Ceramic artists Matt Schiemann, Eric Botbyl and Todd Pletcher will share their combined experiences on a myriad of topics: transitioning from academia to the real world, developing a personal body of work, graduate school, residencies, apprenticeships, wholesale, retail, craft shows, approaching galleries, choosing the appropriate clay body and glazes, how to effectively set up your studio, packing [...]