residency, workshops and experiences

We offer residencies in the paper arts. These are for the newcomer to the advanced to explore paper fiber as a medium. Andrea will guide you through personalized technical and aesthetic possibilities. Contact with any questions or concerns.

We offer small groups an opportunity to explore a hands-on art experience in the ceramics or paper arts, from girlfriend get togethers to an employee work based retreat. If interested call us and we can talk possibilities.

 to sign-up for workshops e-mail or call us and we will send you a registration form

quick calendar details below
paper arts: paper making and surface design July 10, 17, 24 – Tuesday’s
clay workshop July 13, 20, 27, August 3 Fridays
In the field: A natural fiber professional papermaking workshopJune 18 – 22

paper arts: paper making and surface design July 10, 17, 24 – Tuesday’s
9:00am – 12:00 CST Tuesday’s
$285, all materials included
The first week you will experience the basics of papermaking with high quality archival fibers – cotton rag and abaca. Using these papers and others the following weeks you will create unique surfaces. We will explore suminagashi (eastern marbling), and paste papers. We will finish each class with a unique book structure.

clay workshop July 13, 20, 27, August 3 Fridays
9:00am- 12:00 CST
$385.00, all materials included
Ceramic artist Jon Hook, will lead you through wheel throwing and hand building techniques in which you will explore functional and sculptural works of your interest. Several examples of professional works and class demonstrations will provide an introduction to materials, tools and processes. Traditional glazes and local plant ash glazes will be used. All work will be fired in a renewable resource kiln- wood fired with used fryer oil assist. This class is for beginners and beyond.
Jon Hook has been working with clay for over thirty years with an emphasis on sustainable and renewable techniques. He has received two Indiana State grants focusing on renewable energies by creating a wood fired kiln assisted by used fryer oil and developing ash glazes from local plants.