January 28 – February 9Artist and instructor Jennifer Umphress began apprenticing at a small studio glass shop in 2000, while living on the beautiful island of Maui, Hawaii. In between snorkeling and diving she found lampworking, and instantly fell in love with the medium.
Sat. February 7, 10am-4:30pm
Using prepared cedar bark and mellowed sweetgrass, students will learn to twine and weave a basic cedar bark basket. There will be an opportunity to practice splitting cedar bark and gathering techniques will be discussed.
Fees: $60 Members / $65 Non-Members / $65 Supply Fee
Feb 7 & 8, 10am-6pm
This class will concentrate on the fundamentals of solid borosilicate sculpture with a focus on sea life. Students will learn basic sculpting skills to build a strong foundation for their work. We will also discuss solutions for finishing and displaying the work. Intermediate
Fees: $340 Members / $360 Non-Members
Saturday Feb 14, 10-4pm
A gelli plate is a monoprinting tool that is made of silicone for softness well beyond plexiglass or glass, that doesn't degrade as gelatin printing plates do. We will create gorgeous papers full of colour and design.
Fees: $60 Members / $65 Non-Members / $47* SF (*Unless bringning own plate)