An exhibit of paintings and poetry by Jeanette Staley and Verandah Porche, responding to recurring themes in myth and story and each other.
Artist Reception, Thursday, May 5, 5:30-7PM
During this special week, the studio will be offering studio tour and discussion, a raffle, workshops and an interactive art/poetry project, in addition, open studio time for YOU to be creative! See details including dates and times below.
During this American Craft Week you can win the opportunity to purchase a floor cloth at a significantly discounted rate! Send your name and contact information, with a request to be added to the list. During ACW I will be painting a 2' x 3' floor cloth, (subject/color yet to be determined), if you are the winner, you will be offered the opportunity to purchase the floor cloth for $100, a $270 value. Taxes and shipping rates applied to $100 purchase price.
Open Studio 10/3 & 10/4
Considering a floor cloth for your home? Visit the studio, ask questions, see how they are made and handle the final product, additionally, you can participate in abbreviated workshops and an interactive project, or just see what's next to emerge from the studio, during Vermont Open Studio Weekend, Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4, 10-5, (see specific details and times below)
Open Studio Workshops- You are invited to drop in any time during these hours to use the studio!
Paint a Placemat- Saturday, 10/3, 10-1, they are ready to paint, you design, paint and finish, $20 each. Need help with design? I can help for small additional fee.
Collage- Sunday, 10/4, 10-1, it's up to you! I will leave you with a surface on which to create, paints, tools, glue and collage materials. (You are welcome to bring your own materials as well.) $20/person.
Children are welcome to participate but must be accompanied by their adult, as minimal direction/supervision is supplied by artist.
2 Interactive Art Pieces;
Wri(gh)te on the Wall
Bring a written piece to add to the poetry wall. This can be original, your favorite, something that haunts you, a little bit or a whole piece, it can be prepared on paper and added to the wall or you can write on the wall directly, it's up to you! cost: $0
A Message in a Bottle
Take a message, leave a message. Receive the message that reaches you/if you could say the thing you never got to say.... cost: $0
Re-lease your creativity in this one day workshop held in my studio located just outside Bellows Falls, VT. Using free association and humor, nestled in group participation, you will find connection and flow with your own inner river of creativity through words and images. You will learn helpful tools to return yourself to the creative flow when you find, as well all do on occasion, that you've run aground. The goal of this day is to remain present in the process. You will end the day, well on your way to the next step.
Included in the workshop; a library of collage material, painting supplies and instruction, and additionally a delicious lunch made with fresh, local ingredients. You are welcome to bring some personal collage materials. Cost: $225
Contact me for more information and to sign up at 802 463 9530 or email@example.com.
Design and create your own Floor Cloth in this one day workshop held in my studio located just outside Bellows Falls.
Initially created with old sail cloth, they’ve covered worn and tired floors for generations. The recent revival has created a renewed interest as people discover their utilitarian qualities such as easy to care and durability as well as an attractive work of art.
Included in the workshop; a 2’ x 3’ prepped canvas, paints, brushes and finish coat plus instruction, and additionally a delicious lunch made with fresh local ingredients. Cost: $225. For an additional fee, I will design and draw your floor cloth for you.
For more information contact Jeanette at 802 463 9530, firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Vermont artists during a 2 day open studio tour, join me for a behind the scenes look at my home studio and pie.
Visit the Vermont Crafts Council for more info on the Vermont Open Studios.
For accommodations I recommend:
- Saturday and Sunday, May 23 & 24, 2015
- 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sponsored by the Artspace Community Arts Center, this event will be held at the Greenfield Community College in western MA. Thirty-six artists will be participating selling products from previous styles or overstock at discounted prices.