So. A few years ago I was approached by Glenys Mann to teach a workshop at the Fibres Forum in Ballarat. But I don’t work with Fibre was my reply. Doesn’t matter she said I love your work and others do too. Write a course proposal and we’ll see how it goes.
Thus began my indoctrination into the Church of Craft.
I’ve since taught 2 workshops and attended 3 as a student and I cannot tell you enough how much fun it is to spend a week in Ballarat, staying in the boarders quarters of Ballarat Grammar, being fed 3 meals a day, hanging out with like-minded Crafty folk and just MAKING STUFF for FIVE DAYS STRAIGHT!!!
There’s also a bit of partaying…
Anyways… Glenys had an idea to run a week of workshops that were just about jewellery, what a great idea I says! Can I put forward my Northcity4 colleagues as potential teachers?
Sure thing, she replies, and can you suggest a couple of overseas artists as well?
After lots of thinking, googling and negotiating, the result is… ART JEWELLERY @ THE WINTER SCHOOL, 30th June – 5th July 2012
It is going to be ACE! You enrol with one tutor for the week but everyone gets together for meals and socialising. It’s very relaxed and lots of fun as well as being inspiring and a creative kick up the bum.
Check out the links to the artists from the Fibre Arts page and get your enrolment form in.
If I wasn’t teaching, I’d be doing the Arthur Hash workshop.