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High Fiber Arts Symposium At FivePine Lodge Sisters Oregon

  • High Fiber Arts Symposium / FivePine Conference Center 1021 East Desperado Trail Sisters, OR, 97759 United States (map)

The second annual High Fiber Arts Symposium April 1, 2017, at the FivePine Lodge and Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon.  A full-day gathering to explore the evolution, inspirations and challenges of artists and textile art forms.

Full Event Details including registration:  http://sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org/high-fiber-arts-symposium/

Schedule of Events:
Morning Program ($75):
8:00am –  Check-in Opens
8:30am – Welcome
9:00am – Keynote Speaker, Trisha Hassler
11:30am – Lunch and Fashion Show
1:30-3:00pm – Workshops ($35)
3:30-5:00pm – Workshops ($35)
5:30 –  “It’s a Wrap” Gathering at FivePine (no host bar)

Details:

High Fiber Arts Symposium Morning Program – $75

The second annual High Fiber Arts Symposium April 1, 2017, at the FivePine Lodge and Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon.

For one ticket price, attend the morning program events (Keynote, breakout sessions, lunch, Wearable Art Fashion Show):

8:30am Welcome
9:00am Keynote Speaker  Trisha Hassler

Trisha Hassler HFAS Keynote Speaker

The Evolution of an Artist:  Challenges & Opportunities

Explore Trisha Hassler’s approach to evolution and growth and how she keeps her creative work from going stagnant.  

10:00am Breakout sessions: Emerging Process

Fiber Anarchy: Stirring up trouble delight with yarn – Elise Jones

Essentials in Framing Textiles –  Myrna Dow – High Desert Frameworks!

Original Print Stitched Collages – Patricia Freeman-Martin

Contemporary Basketry including mixed media – Shannon Weber

Utilitarian Upcycling – Allison Murphy

Nuno Felting – Tricia Biesmann & Cindy Bennett

11:30am  Lunch & Wearable Art Fashion Show

1:30-3pm Session: Trace Monotype Printmaking on Fabric

The 1:30pm Trace Monotype Workshop IS FILLED as of 7 am, 3/3/17.
Please visit other offerings for 1:30 Workshops. 

1:30pm Stitchin’ Post Classroom #1
311 W Cascade Ave, Sisters (at Oak Street)

Learn a quick, simple method to print your own fabric using Akua (soy-based) ink.

Lab Fee – $12.00

Patricia Freeman-Martin
Patricia Freeman-Martin is a mid-career mixed media artist working in printmaking, painting, and artists books. Her resume includes museum and gallery exhibits, published in High Desert Journal, affiliated with Atelier 6000, Bend, OR and Hood Avenue Art in Sisters, OR.
Patricia Freeman-Martin   

1:30-3pm Session: Value-You Cannot Create without It!

Value, You Cannot Create Without It!
1:00pm, FivePine Conference Center Classroom #2
FivePine Lodge & Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon

The class will create a value scale with pencil.  Using color chips and/or cloth we will learn how to identify the values.

Supplies needed to bring to class:

Ebony or B4 or B6 drawing pencil.

7” by 10” sketchbook or drawing paper.

Double sided clear tape or glue stick

Exacto knife

Judy Hoiness

A fourth generation Oregonian, Judy Hoiness holds two degrees in Art, a Bachelors degree and a Fifth Year from Portland State University and a Masters degree from Syracuse University. She recently retired as an Adjunct Art Faculty from Central Oregon Community College. Her teaching career has spanned over thirty-six years.

Working in watercolor, mixed media and acrylic she has garnered over 37 awards in international, national, and regional exhibitions.

1:30-3pm Session: Surface Design w/Thermofax Screen Printing

Surface Design Using Thermofax Screen Printing
1:30pm
Stitchin’ Post Classroom #2,
311 W Cascade Ave, Sisters (at Oak Street)

Learn how to print designs on almost any type of fabric using Thermofax screens.  Detailed images can be produced in a matter of minutes!

Lab Fee – $18.00

Laura Jaszkowski is a textile artist who loves creating art quilts and embellished garments using a variety of techniques and materials.

Laura Jaszkowski www,joyincloth.blogspot.com  

1:30-3PM Session: Why & How of Upcycling Art & Fashion

The why & the how of up-cycling in art & fashion
1:30pm Sisters Art Works,
204 W. Adams Ave. Sisters


Why do artists use found objects and images in their work?  Explore the virtues of transforming material destined for the garbage into “new” wearable art.

Hand sewing skills will be useful for a small class project.

Lab Fee – $10.00

Lloyd McMullen
Scavenger/artist: two- and three-dimensional mixed media paintings/found object sculptures. Creator of Castaways clothing: refashioned clothing from unwearable knitwear/worn out vintage clothing. ”Saving the planet — one ugly sweater at a time”.
facebook.com/castawaysclothing

 

1:30-3pm Session: Make It Digital!

MAKE IT DIGITAL!
1:30pm FivePine Conference Center, Media Room
FivePine Lodge & Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon


Interactive demonstrations and discussions ranging from “how to” create several digital projects to using what you’ve already designed in your textile work.

  • Step-by-step directions for creating “mash-up” textile pieces used for distinct types of images.
  • Create generic abstract designs and then “repurpose” in a variety of ways by manipulating colors and/or adding new layers.
  • Create digital “sgraffito”—an artistic technique created by scratching through layers to reveal an underlying image.
  • Using brushes and erasers to replicate standard surface design techniques textile artists frequently use when creating interesting looks fabric.
  • Printing techniques using various types of textiles such as linen, percale, silk, twill, or sateen.

$5.00 lab fee

Sharon Carvalho

Sharon  has a passion for fabric and design—and creates her fiber art on both a design wall and a computer.  Her quilts have appeared in the Summer 2013 edition Art Quilting Studio, and more recently, the February/March 2017 edition of Quilting Arts Magazine. Locally, her work has also been featured at both the Twigs and Clearwater Galleries.  Sharon is a member of the Central Oregon Studio Arts Quilt Association (SAQA).

Sharon Carvalho

 

1:30-3PM Session: Nuno Felted Wearable Art

Nuno Felted Wearable Art
1:30pm  Sisters Public Library
110 N Cedar St, Sisters, OR 97759


Learn Nuno felting.  Create your “own” felted headband/neckband

Lab Fee – $10.00

Tricia Biesmann & Cindy Bennett
We are a small wearable art company in Central Oregon. We use new, hand dyed and/or upcycled fabric and roving to create our unique one of a kind art pieces.  The openness of our company name, The Way We Art, gives us liberty to pursue our next creative impulse. We invite you to check our website regularly to finding out what that might be!
The Way We Art  

1:30-3PM Session: Wet-Felt Soap Cozy

Wet-Felt Soap Cozy
1:30pm FivePine Conference Center Classroom #3
FivePine Lodge & Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon

Learn to make your own soap cozy with wool roving and embellish with silk, alpaca, mohair and yarn all in one process.

Lab Fee – $30.00  

Sarah Peery

Owner of Handstitch Studio, Sarah describes herself as “a wife, a mom, a wannabe crafter lives to honor the little things in life.   How I have stitched together my very own life, by hand.    simple, special, extraordinary moment.”  Knit. Crochet. Felt. Handspun. Hand-dyed fiber/yarn. Painted cloth. Sew. Quilt. Beads. Textile. Mixed Medium Art.

Handstitch.wordpress.com  

1:30-3pm Session: THE EYES HAVE IT

THE EYES HAVE IT!
1:30pm FivePine Conference Center, Classroom #1

FivePine Lodge & Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon

Explore the thoughts, ideas, and process of your imagery/composition.  Participants are encouraged to bring work this is in progress or finished to discuss technique or processes that may or may not be the best resolutions for anticipated results.

Led by Pat Clark

Master Printmaker Patricia Clark founded A6 (also known as Atelier 6000) in 2007. Clark moved to Bend to “retire” after a lengthy career as an arts educator; most recently, Clark had served as Chair of the Art Department at CSU: Long Beach.

Patricia Clark, master printmaker

3:30-5PM Session: Utilitarian Upcycling

Utilitarian Upcycling
3:30-5PM  FivePine Conference Center Classroom #2
FivePine Lodge & Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon

Explore items that have no use and make them useful again. Knowledge of materials and tools used for upcycling, breathing new life into old things.

Lab Fee (will be added asap)

Allison Murphy
Sewing since the age of 8, Allison Murphy has explored a variety of artistic endeavors and day jobs, but has landed in Bend, Oregon as a small business owner with an artistic endeavor turned day job/career. Murphy owns and operates utilitu sewing + design, an audacious alternative to traditional sewing establishments that offers alterations, repairs, custom sewing, and original design. She is a self taught seamstress and moonlighting graphic designer. She is a maker and a do-er.

 

Allison Murphy

3:30-5PM Session: Why & How of Upcycling in Art & Fashion

The Why & How of up-cycling in Art & Fashion
3:30pm Sisters Art Works
204 W. Adams Ave. Sisters


Why do artists use found objects and images in their work?  Explore the virtues of transforming material destined for the garbage into “new” wearable art.

Hand sewing skills will be useful for a small class project.

Lab Fee – $10.00

Lloyd McMullen
Scavenger/artist: two- and three-dimensional mixed media paintings/found object sculptures. Creator of Castaways clothing: refashioned clothing from unwearable knitwear/worn out vintage clothing. ”Saving the planet — one ugly sweater at a time”.
facebook.com/castawaysclothing

 

3:30-5PM Session: Creative Block Printing on Fabric

Creative Block Printing on Fabric
3:30pm Stitchin’ Post classroom #1
311 W Cascade Ave, Sisters (at Oak Street)

Learn to carve a block and experience printing techniques on fabric with lots of examples.  Lab fee includes all materials and a dish towel to print on.  Bring your carving tools IF you have them.

Lab Fee – $10.00

Valori Wells
Valori is a professional quilter, author, fabric & pattern designer, painter and photographer.  Amongst these she co-owns The Stitchin’ Post in Sisters, Oregon.  She came into quilting through osmosis having a mother who shared her love of quilting and opened The Stitchin’ Post in 1974.  Valori’s love of photography lead her to a bachelor’s degree in fine arts focusing on black and white photography.

 

Valori Wells Designs

3:30pm-5pm Session: 3D – Beyond Surface Embellishments

3D – Beyond Surface Embellishments
3:30pm, FivePine Conference Center, Media Room
FivePine Lodge & Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon


Add dimension to your 2D artwork and enhance your design

Lab Fee – $5.00

 Helen Brisson

Is a Central Oregon artist. Following a career as a graphic designer, Helen turned her attention to fiber arts. In addition to modern and art quilts, Helen is known in Central Oregon for her work designing  new vestments when arson fires destroyed or damaged virtually all of Trinity Episcopal Church’s altar linens and vestments.

Helen Brisson Fiber Artist   

 

3:30-5pm Session: Wet Felt Flower Brooch/Pin

Wet Felt Flower Brooch/Pin
3:30pm FivePine Conference Center Classroom #3
FivePine Lodge & Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon

Learn to make your own flower brooch/pin with wool roving and embellish with silk, alpaca, mohair and yarn.

Lab Fee – $30.00   

Sarah Peery

Owner of Handstitch Studio, Sarah describes herself as “a wife, a mom, a wannabe crafter lives to honor the little things in life.   How I have stitched together my very own life, by hand.    simple, special, extraordinary moment.”  Knit. Crochet. Felt. Handspun. Hand-dyed fiber/yarn. Painted cloth. Sew. Quilt. Beads. Textile. Mixed Medium Art.

Handstitch.wordpress.com  

3:30-5PM Session: Nuno Felted Wearable Art

Nuno Felted Wearable Art
3:30pm  Sisters Public Library
110 N Cedar St, Sisters, OR 97759


Learn Nuno felting.  Create your “own” felted headband/neckband

Lab Fee – $10.00

Tricia Biesmann & Cindy Bennett
We are a small wearable art company in Central Oregon. We use new, hand dyed and/or upcycled fabric and roving to create our unique one of a kind art pieces.  The openness of our company name, The Way We Art, gives us liberty to pursue our next creative impulse. We invite you to check our website regularly to finding out what that might be!

The Way We Art

3:30-5PM Session: Surface Design w/Thermofax Screen Printing

Surface Design Using Thermofax Screen Printing
3:30pm  Stitchin’ Post Classroom #2
311 W Cascade Ave, Sisters (at Oak Street)

Learn how to print designs on almost any type of fabric using Thermofax screens.  Detailed images can be produced in a matter of minutes!

Lab Fee – $18.00

Laura Jaszkowski is a textile artist who loves creating art quilts and embellished garments using a variety of techniques and materials.   Laura Jaszkowski www,joyincloth.blogspot.com

3:30-5pm Session: THE EYES HAVE IT

THE EYES HAVE IT
3:30pm, FivePine  Conference Center Classroom #1
FivePine Lodge & Conference Center, Sisters, Oregon

Explore the thoughts, ideas, and process of your imagery/composition.  Participants are encouraged to bring work this is in progress or finished to discuss technique or processes that may or may not be the best resolutions for anticipated results.

Led by Pat Clark
Master Printmaker Patricia Clark founded A6 (also known as Atelier 6000) in 2007. Clark moved to Bend to “retire” after a lengthy career as an arts educator; most recently, Clark had served as Chair of the Art Department at CSU: Long Beach.

Patricia Clark, Master print maker, educator