Date: Thursday, October 21, 2010 4:00 am - Sunday, October 24, 2010 7:59 pm
Categories: US MIDWEST*
Contact info: Kathryn Jo Ottman Founder and Organizer Polymer Clay Fests and Creative Arts Fests kathryn@kathrynottman.com
<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal"> <span><b><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: black">POLYMERCLAY AND CREATIVE ARTS FEST: Seven Nationally Recognized Polymer Clay Artiststo teach at Polymer Clay and Creative Arts Fest in Weston, Wisconsin Oct.21-24, 2010</span></b></span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal"> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif" class="Apple-style-span">Washington, DC - Seven of the country's premierePolymer Clay instructors are coming to Wisconsin in October<span>  </span>to teach at the 4 day Polymer Clay andCreative Arts Fest to be held in Weston, Wisconsin.<span>  </span>(see <a href="http://www.polymerclayfests.wordpress.com/">www.polymerclayfests.wordpress.com</a>).Participating instructors, Dever, Hughes, and Roche have been working in themedium for decades and have several pieces of their work in the permanentPolymer Clay Collection at the Racine Art Museum.<span>  </span>It is rare to have such talent teaching inone place at one time.</span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal"> <span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: black"> </span></span><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif" class="Apple-style-span">Workshops from six instructors, one location,and one price will be offered at the event...great savings.<span>  </span>For the first time, Central Wisconsin willhost a creative event like no other, featuring workshops from polymer clay andmixed media artists: Jeffrey Lloyd Dever, Grant Diffendaffer, Julie Eakes, ToryHughes, Kathryn Jo Ottman, Nan Roche, Shirley Rufener, and Cindy Silas.<span>  </span>This creative exploration brings togetherinstructors with varying talents and backgrounds and will draw students fromall over Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, and the Midwest. It is the first of itskind with more to come.<span>                                                                                          </span><span>                </span></span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal"> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif" class="Apple-style-span"><span></span></span><span style="font-size: small" class="Apple-style-span">The creative event, Polymer Clay and Creative ArtsFest, will be held at the Fairfield Inn in Weston, Wisconsin from Oct. 21 - 24,2010. Registration is open to the public and is limited to the first 60attendees, Pre-registration is required.<span> </span>Deadline for registration has been extended to October 16<sup>th</sup>.<span>  </span>Visit <a href="http://www.polymerclayfests.wordpress.com/">www.polymerclayfests.wordpress.com</a>for registration forms and information.</span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal"> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: black"><span>Cost for 2-day pre-conference workshops fromJeffrey Lloyd Dever and Kathryn Ottman/Cindy Silas are $230.00 plus supplies.Cost for six 4-hour workshops is $390 and includes one 4-hour class from eachof the instructors: Grant Diffendaffer, Tory Hughes, Nan Roche, Julie Eakes,Shirley Rufener, and Cindy Silas. Each instructor will teach twice a 4-hourworkshop of techniques that they have developed. Students will leave with anincreased knowledge of polymer clay and inspiration to develop their own style.</span></span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal"> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif" class="Apple-style-span">In addition, a roundtable discussion, led byTory Hughes, will be held with the participating instructors and will be on developingone's own style using the techniques you know. </span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: center; line-height: normal" align="center"> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: black">###</span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal"> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: black"><span>For additional information, including classdescriptions and registration info, visit <a href="http://www.polymerclayfests.wordpress.com/">www.polymerclayfests.wordpress.com</a>or contact Kathryn Jo Ottman at 301-613-1831 or email <a href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.</a> or <a href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.</a>. </span></span> </p>