Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Wearable Art Workshop: Ghost Ranch Summer Workshops and Retreats

The Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center presents the workshop: Wearable Art 
Monday, July 29 - Sunday, August 4, 2013

The Loose Threads class will be creating a collage vest with a variety of fabrics — 100% cotton is preferable with plaid, solids and floral prints, drapery fabric prints, velvets, silks or vintage fabrics is also doable. To add interest to our canvas we will be breaking the rules of matching top thread to bobbin, stitching backwards and forward and moving randomly through your garment. This course will be part of the Ghost Ranch Creative Arts Festival. 

Instructor: Esther Schnur-Berlot 
Esther Schnur-Berlot, wearable artist is now living in Tucson. Her creative bent has taken her from behind-the-scenes in television commercials to owning a restaurant gallery in New York’s Soho district. She has also worked as an Adult Ed instructor in California teaching wear­ables. Her Esther Street line of one-of a-kind hand painted pins and garden sculptures have been featured in galleries in Sonoma and Napa and in the Palm Springs Museum Gift Shop. Her work is currently in the Tucson Museum Gift Shop. For examples of wearable art and to register, please visit the workshop page.

About Ghost Ranch 
Ghost Ranch, 21,000 acres located in northern New Mexico, stands proud as an ecumenical and interfaith education and retreat center of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). For more than half a century people have come for spiritual develop­ment, to discuss issues of peace and justice, to work together in creation care, to paint and write, to hike and ride horseback, to research rich and globally renowned ar­cheological and fossil quarries, to see where Georgia O’Keeffe painted or simply to rest and renew their spirits. 

To Register: • Call (505) 685-4333 ext. 4155. • Visit our website for online registration • $375 + lodging & meals • Course number G13A758

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