Teaching/Shows

2021 Art Show Schedule

July

Saturday and Sunday, · July 31 – August 1, 2021, For the 18th year in a row, the Glen Town Center is pleased to host Art at the Glen, a weekend-long art festival featuring the work of over 140 juried artists from across the country. Located at 2030 Tower Drive, artists will be displaying one-of-a-kind pieces in a variety of mediums including painting, photography, ceramics, furniture, and jewelry. Best of all, the show admission and parking are both FREE for all attendees, 10 AM to 5 PM on both days. I am booth 319.

 

September

25th anniversary of West End Arts FestivalSaturday and Sunday, September 11-12, 2021,  West End Arts Festival  The event is held in the shadow of the landmark Stone Avenue Metra train station in the charming and historic West End of La Grange, IL , surrounded by mature trees, small, local businesses, and plenty of free parking. This picture-perfect setting is the ideal spot to shop and talk with artists in person, enjoy live jazz, culinary demonstrations from noted chefs, wine tastings, art classes and interactive fun for kids. From 10 am to 5 pm at 701 W Burlington Ave, La Grange, IL 60525

Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19, 2021 Edward’s Place Fine Art Fair,700 North 4th Street, Springfield, IL 62702

 

Peoria Art Guild's Fine Art FairSaturday and Sunday, September 25-26, 2021 Peoria Fine Art Fair.  Annual Peoria Art Guild’s 59th year for bringing original art to central Illinois

 

2022 Teaching Schedule

HGA ConvergenceJuly 15-21, 2022 at the Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, Tennessee.

 

 

Ribbon Scarf Create a shimmering ribbon scarf with minimal equipment. This woven/braided scarf is finger woven on a board and can be made by anyone and have elegant results.
This is a technique taught by Makiko Tada. It is a direct derivative of Kumihimo on the
takadai.
Spinning Short Fibers Participants will learn how to prepare and spin various varieties of cotton as well as camel, dog hair and silk noil.