Arts & Crafts

In the Atrium Room.


ART EXHIBITS

ARTIST MEDIUM
Ellen Gabehart
Watercolor
Amy Hartsfield
Acrylic
Harold Hoy
Wood & light
Kathy Hoy
Chinese painting & watercolor
Shen (Doris) Hsiu-Jung
Chinese painting & calligraphy
Jen-Jen Hwang-Shum
Calligraphy
Nelson Johnston
Wood carving
Zoe LeCompte
Photography
Helen Liu
Plastic bags, sewing thread & sticker
Kiahsuang Shen Lo
Watercolor
Melissa Nolledo
Digital art & photography
Lydia Norton
Calligraphy
Chris Pontrelli
Acrylic
Cooper Powell
Chinese painting & acrylic
Melinda M. Randolph
Mixed media
Savannah White
Watercolor
Lei McCornack
Carved gourd & leather dye

CHILDREN’S HAIKU GALLERY 

In the Craft Demos area. Coordinated by Arun Toke of Skipping Stones magazine, co-sponsored by Imagination International. Poetry and art by school children.


CRAFT DEMOS

MEDIUM DESCRIPTION
Basketry

Japanese traditions and Pacific Northwest sensibility infuse

Donna Sakam o Crispin’s baskets, vessels and sculptural pieces.

Beading
Russell Morton’s Four Seasons of Water is complete and he has a new project. His work is amazingly meticulous.
Gourds & Baskets:
Lei McCornack brings her painted gourds, woven hats and South Pacific art.
Fiber Crafts
Join Aimee Yogi 10:00-1:00 and make a piece of paper using locally grown straw, pulled by you and tried by us. It’s yours to keep! From 1:00 to close we’re spinning local plant fibers using a Japanese bamboo spinning wheel and a spinning wheel in a box like the one Mahatma Gandhi used.
Weaving
Come by the Waka Daiko booth to learn kumihimo, the Japanese art of weaving cords.
Pottery
Jayme Allen and Josh Whitlightning demonstrate throwing big forms on a kick wheel transforming lumps of wet clay. Steve Daniels molds clay and Chima Chen uses a sgraffito technique to paint the pots.
Origami
Dr. John McKellar folds up amazing creations. Join him in making 1000 cranes to wish people in the community luck. Tsurumi Tomo has been teaching origami in the community for years.
Paper Cutting:
Join the Emerald Arts Center in learning kirigami, Japanese paper cutting.
Printmaking
Yuji Hiratsuka’s thoroughly modern etchings have attitude and humor.
Ukulele Making
Pat Hottenstein shares his skills crafting fine instruments.