We are excited to announce that Visherryl of Visherryl's Virtual Visions and Hands on Art Studio will be collaborating with Lori Doty - of MorFar Pottery, Ashley McPherson - of Creative Expressions Photography, Traci Ashford Wright - local artist, and Shellei Kittrll of Mother's Mark in our Artists Cooperative of Rolla. The Artists Cooperative will be known as ARTOPIA - ONE STOP ART CO-OP. Artopia is now full, and has a waiting list of artists that are ready to be a part of things when we expand. We have many things planned, look out for the wonderful things that your new local ARTOPIA will have in store for you and the community of Rolla!
Hands on Art Studio & Gallery would is pleased to be hosting guest artists that will be jump starting our Textile Series! Ms. Cynthia Villa of CocoNuco and SOMOthreads has a list of workshops she plans to hold. On Friday Nights, starting March 4th she will have Adults only workshops, that will be BYOB & Snacks. On Saturday afternoons, starting March 5th she will do a Textile/Family Series, where families get to work on a project together. Check our calendars for times, prices, & dates for other workshops, which will include ECO-DYING, BATIK & MUCH MORE!. YOU MUST REGISTER & PAY FOR THESE WORKSHOPS TO RESERVE A SPOT, MATERIALS ARE ORDERED IN ADVANCE.
We will also have the pleasure of guest artist, Jassette Martin who will be sharing her knowledge in the process of paper pulping and Modern Japanese Binding. She will have 2 kids workshops on March 19th 3:30pm-5pm (ages 4-9) and from 5:30-7pm (ages 10+). She will also be having a Mid-Week on Wednesday, March 23 6:30-8:30, Adult only workshop that will be a BYOB & snacks event! We are excited to be able to bring these talented artists into our community and can't wait to get the TEXTILE SERIES up and running!