September Demonstrations

“Meet the Artists”

Join us in the garden for demonstrations from several of our artists on Saturdays in September. Have a look at what it takes to make our art! Demonstrations will be taking place from 12 to 2pm.

See below for the complete schedule.

September 12
Cancelled – due to the fire situation in the Rogue Valley
Will reschedule
Featured Artists

Lorene Senesac
Clay Sculpture

Lorene will demonstrate the stages of building her “portal” relief wall sculptures. This is a complex form she has been exploring since the early 90’s that speaks to one’s life journey and the idea of transformation.

Liz Ellingson
Jeweler and Lover of Rocks

Liz will be demonstrating her Genie cabbing machine, to grind and polish preformed slabs, that result in a cabochon cut stone that are then used for bezel setting in jewelry

September 19
Cancelled due to the air quality in the Rogue Valley
Featured Artists

Elin Babcock
Artist & Poet

Elin will share her love of mandala designs and her creative process.

Cheryl Kempner
Clay & Metal Sculpture

Cheryl’s whimsical “Crazy Birds and Friends” always make people smile. Made from flat slabs of clay, her demonstration will show how she paddles a thin layer of clay over a balloon. She then adds eyes, beak, wings and top knot to complete the fanciful clay birds.

September 26
Featured Artists
12 to 2pm

Claudia Law
Textile and Multimedia Artist

Claudia Law will be demonstrating Inktense Block painting on fabric. She has recently delved into the world of using Inktense Blocks to color fabric. Come watch as Claudia transforms a piece of plain white muslin, to a brilliantly colorful piece of textile art.

Roxanne Evans Stout
Collage Artist

Roxanne will demonstrate collaging and stitching papers and fabrics together to make a larger piece of art.

Connie Simonsen
Silk Artist

Connie will show several different examples of her scarves and paintings with a discussion to illustrate the techniques and silk dyes that she uses. She will also display and address the many types of silk and how a piece of silk can be readied for painting using a frame or table. The application of resist to outline an image or for abstract work will also be discussed.

In keeping with State Guidelines for the Covid pandemic,and the protection of our artists and visitors, we are a Mask Zone.

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