This exciting annual event features a wonderful display of artwork, lots of awards ribbons, hands-on activities, and musical performances by area youths.
Get ready for a fun clay journey in a relaxed environment with ceramic instructor Pamela Beach. Learn the basics of handbuilding with lessons in pinch pots, coils and slab forms. Clay, glazes and firing included!
Instructor Pamela Beach has 23+ years working in ceramics, and will guide you on taking your clay making to the next level. Handbuilding lessons in design, form and texture. Clay, glazes and firing included!
Needle Felting is the process of using barbed needles to turn wool fibers into a more condensed material. The needles are pushed repeatedly through the fibers locking them together. In this class you will learn the basics of needle felting and will create a small spring time animal figure to take home.
Learn the basics of adding color to metal through enameling. Enameling uses finely ground glass which is fused to the metal using a heat source such as a torch or kiln. In class we will be using small torches.
Join us for a two-day abstract painting workshop with Cheryl North Coughlan. Students will get 2 30x 30 canvases to cover with paint. No experience necessary.
Well, after two years of isolation and unprecedented challenges, we are looking ahead with anticipation and excitement - as this is certainly a time to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts! We are looking forward to seeing YOU, our ever-growing family of artists, and enjoy your company in beautiful Joseph, Oregon, next September 10-18, 2022.
In this workshop you will play with cold wax. This painting medium is very forgiving and allows for all sorts of mark making and collage using all sorts of materials. It can be mixed with acrylics, oils, and powered pigments. You can apply it to boards, canvas, or paper.