2016 ART DEMO ZONE

Watch and learn the special techniques of our artists as they demonstrate what makes their artwork unique. The Art Demo Zone is located under the big maples on North University, Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 8pm and Sunday from 12pm to 4pm.

 

 

THURSDAY, JULY 21ST

 
11:00am  

Potter’s Guild: Ceramics
Watch as Guild members demonstrate techniques for throwing clay.

 

 
12:00pm  

Sarah Bean: Book Collage
Catch Sarah transform a piece of literature into a three dimensional work of art.

 

 
1:00pm   Megan Foldenauer: Painting
Exploring detailed watercolors with Megan.
 
2:00pm  

Enmanuel Maldonado: Ceramics
See Enmanuel as he demonstrates how he creates his beautiful pottery, showing the relief, or cutting away of the piece.

 
3:00pm   Greg Barnes: Drawing
View a beautiful landscape come alive on paper with soft pastels.
 
4:00pm   Carol and Mark Reynolds: 3D Mixed Media
Be captivated by the kaleidoscope! Learn variations in mirror systems and see one built before your eyes.
 
5:00pm  

Matt Conlon: Ceramics
Matt will demonstrate creating forms on the potters wheel which focus on the ritual of coffee consumption.

 
6:00pm   Liana Delgado: Painting
Draw with Oil Paint! Liana will demonstrate the various methods of oil paint sticks and it’s perfect portability for plein-air painting.
 
7:00pm   Potter’s Guild: Ceramics
Watch as Guild members demonstrate techniques for throwing clay.
 
   

FRIDAY, JULY 22ND

 
11:00am   Potter’s Guild: Ceramics
Watch as Guild members demonstrate techniques for throwing clay.
 
12:00pm   Jeremy Shires:  Painting
Express through your brush! Observe Jeremy guide bold layers of paint into a colorful modern landscape.
 
1:00pm   Wilber Quispe & Melanie Ebertz: Fiber
Watch Wilber’s hands dance across the loom as he creates his intricate tapestry.  The complex designs are rooted in this master weaver’s Pre-Inca ancestry.
 
2:00pm  
Patrick Dragon: Ceramics
Casting forms in nature with paper clay slip.
 
3:00pm  
Cliff Lounsbury: Wood
Lathe turning for functional objects. Cliff will take requests from the crowd!
 
4:00pm   Greg Johnson: 3D Mixed Media
Greg pieces together stone and wood materials, to form stunning, elegant sculptures.
 
5:00pm   Cali Hobgood: Photography
Vivify black and white photographs with color- all by hand! Cali even empowers the crowd to try.
 
6:00pm   Carol and Mark Reynolds: 3D Mixed Media
Be captivated by the kaleidoscope! Learn variations in mirror systems and see one built before your eyes.
 
7:00pm   Potter’s Guild: Ceramics
Watch as Guild members deomonstrate techniques for throwing clay.
 
   

SATURDAY, JULY 23RD

 
11:00am   Potter’s Guild: Ceramics
Watch as Guild members demonstrate techniques for throwing clay.
 
12:00pm   Ken Reif: Painting
Painting nature in oil with an impressionist palette.
 
1:00pm  
Alice Vander Vennen: 2D Mixed Media
Textiles form our starting point, and then it is fair play, stitching together a variety of objects to create an art piece that becomes the keeper of stories.
 
2:00pm  
Patricia McCleery: Jewelry
Revel in the ancient art of scrimshaw! Patricia shows you how with Michigan’s state fossil: the mastodon tusk.
 
3:00pm  

Richard Gruchalla: Ceramics
Wheel throwing techinques with Richard.

 
4:00pm  
Amy Lansburg: 3D Mixed Media
Find your voice through driftwood. Amy uses simple tools to cut, form, and build Lake Superior collected driftwood into magnificent 3D sculptures.
 
5:00pm   Michael Hamlin: Ceramics
Sleek, stunning raindrop vases made on the Potter’s Wheel.
 
6:00pm   Cali Hobgood: Photography
Vivify black and white photographs with color- all by hand! Cali even empowers the crowd to try.
 
7:00pm   Potter’s Guild: Ceramics
Watch as Guild members demonstrate techniques for throwing clay.
 
   

SUNDAY, JULY 24TH

 
12:00pm   Potter’s Guild: Ceramics
Watch as Guild members demonstrate techniques for throwing clay.
 
1:00pm  
Patrick Dragon: Ceramics
Casting forms in nature with paper clay slip.
 
2:00pm  
Cliff Lounsbury: Wood
Lathe turning for functional objects. Cliff will take requests from the crowd!
 
3:00pm  
Amy Lansburg: 3D Mixed Media
Find your voice through driftwood. Amy uses simple tools to cut, form and build Lake Superior collected driftwood into magnificent 3D sculptures.