About This Registration
Art Making Experience for Teachers, Parents, and Grandparents
September 28, 2019
Saturday, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Hickory Cabin, Briggs woods Park, 2 miles South of Webster City on Highway 17
Tuition: $50 (Early bird discount 10% off if registered by August 27, 2019)
Carmon Slater comes to us from Colorado and has spent a lifetime finding creative and artistic ways to engage kids with nature. Carmon Slater has been working with fiber in various ways, including quilting, throughout his career. He has a BA, MA, and PhD from the University of Iowa and has always combined his love of science with his love of art. He has shown his work throughout the country and is a past craftsman trustee of the American Craft Association, past president of Colorado Artist Association Artist/Craftsmen and Iowa Designer Crafts Association.
Spend two days over a week-end and enjoy all the forest has to offer. Experiment with various art making activities like solar nature prints, fish prints, clay and paint. Savor and Interpret the experience with creative visual journaling exercises. Share dinner and campfire in the evening. Bring musical instruments, share poems and stories and perhaps even share some of the writings done during the workshop. We may have a popup art show of all our creations at the end of the weekend!
This workshop encourages you to bask in the beauty of beautiful Briggs Woods Park immersed for two days in all things creative. The program consists of morning workshops, one-on-one meetings art making fun writing exercises. Students in this unique workshop will gather together to share ideas, gain inspiration and obtain feedback on your work.
Plan to relax and unwind and enjoy a beautiful fall evening around the fire ring with new friends. You will share a casual picnics in the park or at local restaurants and meet again at the end of the workshop to share your accomplishments and celebrate the experience! Stay over in Hickory Cabin, one of the beautiful modern log cabins at Briggs Woods Park. Semi-private spaces are available for $40 per night. Reserve by calling 888-832-0012 first come, first served.