Catherine Matthias author of The Word Gobblers - a handbook for parents (and teachers) working with children who struggle to read, will be here with Joan Gilbert the illustrator to read The Word Gobblers and answer questions during the Youth Arts Festival.
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.