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Encaustic Workshop to be Taught on Historic Patterson School Campus by Jane Wells Harrison

Jane Wells Harrison

LENOIR, NC (March 9, 2017)…Jane Wells Harrison will offer a compact three-day workshop, suitable for all levels, on using encaustic paint to create lustrous and layered works of art. The workshop will be held on April 20, 21 and 22, 2017 and will cover studio requirements, safe practices, paint and medium characteristics and behavior, tools and various methods. Working on wood, students will explore the use of applied texture, collage and incising techniques as well as compatible media which can be used with encaustic. Tuition is $225 / student for the three-day workshop, and affordable housing is available on campus at the historic Wiese Hall Dorm for those who are interested in overnight lodging; email lizaplaster@bellsouth.net for details.

A supply fee of $50 to $75 will be charged in addition to the tuition, to cover instructor-supplied consumables, and a student supply list will be provided to those who register. The class will make with a minimum of five students, and there is space for eight students in the Wiese Dorm Art Studio.

Jane Harrison earned her MFA in painting and drawing from East Carolina University (ECU) and has had residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and at Penland School of Craft’s Winter Residency. She has taught at Penland School of Crafts, Pocosin Arts Center, Turchin Center for the Arts, ECU and Caldwell Community College. Her studio is in Happy Valley, north of Lenoir in Caldwell County, NC.  Her encaustic paintings are currently on display at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery in Lenoir through March 31, 2017.
www.janewellsharrison.com

Registration deadline is April 12, 2017 and students can register by calling the Caldwell Arts Council at 828 / 754-2486 or office@caldwellarts.com, or by calling Jane at 828 / 729-2980 or fofumstudio@gmail.com.

www.pattersonschoolfoundation.org

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