USI’s New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art will offer two art courses this summer in New Harmony, Indiana. Instructed by distinguished artists, the courses will include Frame Loom Tapestry and Intro to Enameling Workshop.
Frame Loom Tapestry
Course Number: ALP220
Instructed by Laura Foster Nicholson, a nationally recognized textile artist, students will learn how to use a portable frame loom and the basics of tapestry weaving. Each participant will receive materials for the course, including a portable frame loom. Students should bring a pair of sharp scissors to class. The course will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on three Saturdays beginning on July 21 at the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art.
Intro to Enameling Workshop
Course Number: ALP221
Lead by Jane Case Vickers, USI instructor in jewelry, participants in this course will create sample tiles to experiment with color and will have an opportunity to use more advanced enameling techniques such as stenciling and sgraffito. Watercolor enamels and stamp enameling with embossing ink also will be covered. Glass enamel powders and metal will be supplied. Students may bring the following optional supplies: stamps, embossing ink, pencil, highlighter, and small watercolor brushes. The course will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, August 3 and from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 4 at the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Potter’s House.
Registration is $200 per course.
For more information, or to register, contact USI’s Division of Outreach and Engagement at 812/464-1989 or 800/467-8600. Registrations can also be completed online at /extserv/ssl/regform.asp.