On Saturday, March 17th, from 11:00am-3:30pm, basket maker Barbara Sadler will be teaching a workshop on how to make this lovely basket in Easter colors. No experience is necessary. The cost is $50 per person. Please call Appalachian Arts Center at 276-596-9188, to register and hold your place with a credit card, or stop in during regular business hours: Tuesday- Friday: 12-6pm, and Saturday: 10am-6pm. This workshop is limited to 18 participants. Please bring the following to class: a gallon bucket, spray bottle, scissors, and an old towel.
A festive time was had by all at our Paint and Sip ! The gallery was full of laughter as these wonderful green canvases came into being, one brushstroke at a time. Thank you Virginia Warner for a memorable class- I do believe the BEE Happy message was contagious ~ joy was certainly overflowing
Appalachian Arts Center is pleased to announce that Sandy Herbert has been hired as our new office manager.
An alumna of Southwest Virginia Community College, Sandy
holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Organizational Development, as well as a Master's Degree in Marketing. She is also an artist who enjoys working in a wide range of media.
"When I think of my earliest influences in art, I don't think of famous artists, musicians, or the fine arts. I think of my family and friends who were quilters, woodworkers, whittlers, folk artists in song or crafts, and makers of all types of things. Although I haven't had formal art training, I am part of the culturally rich Appalachian artistic tradition, and like many, my art is not limited to one form. I enjoy working on a variety creative projects including recycled and reclaimed items, paper art, painting, doll making, and altered art," says Sandy.
"My career and life experiences, combined with my love of creating has allowed me to...