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My fav shows, 2018:

April '19 -- pending
Chain Of Parks Arts Festival
LeMoyne's annual gathering of fine artists and artisans, including many activities for play, for munching, for entertainment. Join us downtown Tallahassee, Park Ave, for two full days of fun.

Summers, ongoing
ongoing: Dyed 'N Wool Activities for Kids
Come visit the sheep, see the fiber process from start to finish, try your hand at dyeing, or weaving, or paper-making or fashioning a grapevine dream-catcher. For after-schools, camp field trips, or private parties. See more at my Dyed 'N Wool pages, or Tally 4 Kids.


October 13, 2018, 9am - 5pm
FARM TOURS
NOTE: I participate on alternate years and 2018 is my ON year. I hope you will enjoy the tour on all the farms, which take place on both Saturday and Sunday. My demos are Saturday only.
     Consider it a large "open house" with participating farms in No. FL & So. GA counties throughout the weekend, hosting all manner of farm produce, livestock (exotic & otherwise), farm-to-table dinners, hayrides, vendors, displays & demos, etc. My sheep love visitors with handouts and I will have several displays & demos for weaving, spinning, natural dyeing, the Dye Trail, and this year - papermaking.) These are activities also offered in adult workshops or Dyed 'N Wool Arts for Kids.
Note: See various demos and activities from Farm Tour '16 in a
Prezi slide presentation.
(clicking on the little "sun" icon on right of screen should play it automatically, but you may have to click or use keyboard arrows.)


( Every 1st full Weekend in November

November 2-4, 2018
Historic Seville Square, Pensacola: 9am - dusk.
Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival

A national "showcase" show, The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, one of the best in the nation, celebrates a wide range of arts from music and performing arts, to regional & culinary arts, and best of all, to craft and visual arts. The Heritage Area especially honors those practices passed down through our culture, all in a notable setting of another historical art - architecture.
After 37 years of participation,I'm still awed by its effect on the many visitors who come and support the artists every year. Look for me on corner of Zaragossa St. & Seville Square, surrounded by other weavers & spinners, potters, woodworkers, jewelers, glassworkers, and more.


Holiday Exhibits
December - all month

* Jefferson Arts
Washington St., Monticello
* LeMoyne Holiday Show
Gadsden St., Tallahassee

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Galleries
    ... find my work at:

Exhibits change with the season, but contacts available at
Jefferson Arts
575 Washington St., Monticello, FL
The Naked Ewe
260 N.Cherry St., Monticello, FL
LeMoyne Center For The Arts
125 N. Gadsden St., Tallahassee, FL

SHOW NOTES...
     Anecdotes & photos from the shows : (in process)
   (see also workshops, below)

Great Gulfcoast Festival,
   Pensacola
Inman Park & Decatur, Atlanta
ArtsQuest, SanDestin
Panama City Spring Arts
Florida Folk Festival, White Springs
Spring Arts, Fairhope

DEMOS, PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS


      Various fiberart demos and workshops for adults or kids are available in Spinning/Weaving, Paper-Making, Natural Dyes, and crayon-batik. Many of these experiences are also available thru Artist-In-Education programs for public or private schools or disabilities programs, and may be funded thru local arts agencies. Dyed 'N Wool Art offers workshops for kids, birthdays, and summer camps and Just For Schools, activities for the classroom.

Summer "Dyed 'N Wool" Art Activities include activities for groups or as a field trip for your camp. For primary thru middle school ages, small groups visit the sheep, see demos, and/or make individual projects. If field trips are not an option, I can bring all equipment, and maybe a lamb or two, to you. These activities are also great for birthday parties. See descriptions, photos, & much more on the kids pages: Dyed 'N Wool, or Just for Schools . Contact me for more info by email, or phone 850-997-5505.

~ Accepting presentations or field trips for Spring/Summer 2018 schedule ~
~We (Ivy, the lamb & I) have recently visited Somerset Elementary school in Jefferson Co, Taylor Co. Pre-K & Elementary school, and School of Arts & Sciences, Tallahassee. See Facebook pages for photos. ~

     Artist In Education demo/workshops are available for P-K, special needs classes, After-Schools, Home schools, & Leon, Gadsden & Thomas County Schools, and in surrounding areas. Varied dates and locations. If interested in a visit, see Presentations page for sample demos.

Contact me for info on coming to your school, organization, or event, or for holding a workshop at my studio.

for adults: TRI-WEAVING WORKSHOPS

The triangle frame offers a great way to weave LOTS of texture & color into a simple wrap in just a few hours. A unique process for beginning or experienced "yarn people", it weaves from two opposing corners at the same time.Use those colorful,glitzy, textured novelty yarns and also recycle leftover yarns from other projects to make a full-size shawl, scarf, throws, totes, curtains, etc. Optional frame provided (yours to keep), or DIY. We will learn 3 techniques, which you will continue at your own pace at home.
   
   Visit the sheep, and come weave at my "farmette", 291 Green Meadows Dr., Monticello. $70, +-frame: $25, through Visa/Mc (by phone), check, or Paypal. Pre-handout and map sent on registration.
        Call for details, 850-997-5505.or
email me.
    See more info and many samples of projects & workshops: Classes. Ask for one in your area. See finished items at Triangle Weaves page.



for adults: PAPER-MAKING WORKSHOPS
    A fun process that yields wonderfully textured papers, to be used for cards, mats, bookmarks, photo or painting backgrounds, bookmaking, scrapbooking, or journaling. Or mold it into 3-D forms: boxes, planters, etc.
     We will make simple frames with embroidery hoops & screening, grind a mix of pulp from colorful junkmail and abaca fibers (for strength), and embellish with other fibers, petals, yarns, glitter, etc. See samples.

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Workshop Notes. . .
   
Anecdotes & photos from the classes, students, and varied areas. (in process). (See also show notes above.)

PaperMaking Brookwood HS, Thomasville; Jefferson Arts, Monticello;   LeMoyne Art Center, PaperMaking - P-K, Arts in  Education,    
SPINNING/WEAVING - Schools, Camps, Events
- Riley House
Spinning/Weaving - CRC Expo- TCC
Spinning/Weaving-Pepper Center,FSU
Spinnng/Weaving-TallahasseeMuseum
Weaving - Dixie Plantation
Tri-Weaving, adults - Atlanta; Ft. Walton; LeMoyne Art Center; my studio, Monticello; New Smyrna Beach; Panama City; St.Augustine,Old Village; White Spring; Weaving - ARC Center, Madison
Marbleing-Thomasville Cultural Center

 


 



  

 


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