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June 2016
$410

Jesse Bert: Mexican Bells and Buttons –Small scale sand casting for jewelers and artists

06/23/2016 - 06/26/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Mexican Bells and Buttons: (Small scale sand casting for the jeweler and artist) June 23-26, 2016 Workshop Description: In this class students will be introduced to a great way for doing direct sand-type casts of small objects using a special sand clay mixture. Demos and student projects will be done using original antique buttons and models of pre-hispanic style mexican bells. In addtion to re-creating already existing objects through direct impressions, we will create some unique molds of our…

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$410

Emily Leonard: Painting — Landscape as Language

06/23/2016 - 06/26/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Painting: Landscape as Language June 23-26, 2016   Workshop Description:  I believe that as artists our subject matter is not really the thing we’re saying, it’s merely the language we’re saying it in. In that spirit, we will use the traditional subject matter of landscape as a vehicle with which to explore our own voices. We will focus on oil painting, but employ mixed media to exercise, study and stretch our own perceptions of landscape. We will practice letting our…

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$410

Susan Dewsnap: Making Pots from the Inside Out

06/23/2016 - 06/26/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Making Pots from the Inside Out June 23-26, 2016 Workshop Description:  In this class we will make round pots on the wheel and explore a couple of ceramic forms such as cups and cylindrical shapes as a means to generate energetic pots and surface solutions.  We will explore how the embedded life generated by throwing pots on the wheel has the potential to manifest on the surface of the work using historical sources and personal inspirations. We will begin to…

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July 2016
$150

5 Week Art Challenge — Metals

07/11/2016 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 14 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 07/13/2016,
and Once on 07/11/2016
Pocosin Arts, 201 Main St
Colorado Springs , CO 80911 United States
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Open Studio -- Adult Metals 5-Week Art Challenge, June 15 - July 11, 2016 Every Wednesday from 6 pm - 8 pm Workshop Description:In this survey class we will experiment with various techniques, tools and metals. You will learn how to add texture, cut, cold connect, solder, and finish metal to create both samples and finished pieces. Beginners welcome. Bio:Laurel was born and raised in Colorado where she grew up in the arts. She attended the University of…

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August 2016
$410

Sunshine Cobb: Hand Building Basics and Beyond

08/11/2016 - 08/14/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Hand building basics and beyond August 11-14, 2016 Workshop Description:  This hands-­on workshop will motivate you to experiment with new forms and methods of construction. Geared toward creative expansion, beginners, intermediate and advanced students will use the hand building techniques such as coil and pinch methods to hard and soft slab construction to generate pottery components. Collaboration mentality is our mantra. Daily exercises include: instructor demonstrations of hand building processes, altering, and cut-and-construct processes, class discussion of ideas, informal…

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$75

Summer Art Camp 2016 — Morning & Afternoon Classes

08/12/2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 08/12/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Scholarship Applicants:  Please submit a Scholarship Application before completing the Registration Form below.  We will provide the password needed to complete the Registration Form.

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September 2016
$410

Toni Best: Freeform Pine Needle Coiling on Gourd

09/01/2016 - 09/04/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Freeform Pine Needle Coiling on Gourd September 1-4, 2016 Workshop Description:  Each student will work on a prepared gourd cut in a free dorm with a variety of shapes and sizes. The cut of the gourd will help each student coil in the non-traditional manner. Southern pine, or long leaf pine needles, will be coiled with waxed linen showing movement, undulations, an motion. With a variety of techniques such as positioning of the pine needles on previous coils, students will…

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$410

Anne Havel: In the Line of Fire–Torch-Fired Enameling

09/01/2016 - 09/04/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

In the Line of Fire: Torch-Fired Enamelling September 1-4, 2016 Workshop Description: using a torch, we will cover various methods of line creation to create the imagery and feeling one is trying to convey. successive layers of liquids & sgraffito, transparents, opaques, graphite, acid-etching, underglaze lines, under/& over-firing, and more will be used to build and preserve drawings in the final piece. No matter the student's skill level, there will be the opportunity to immerse oneself in new…

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$86.00

Adult Metals: Cold Connections

09/15/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 09/15/2016

Cold Connections: Jewelry & Metal Design Basics Thursdays | September 8 - 15, 2016 | 6:00p - 9:00p In this 2-part beginning metals class students will learn how to pierce, saw, and file metal.  Students will be instructed in using cold connections, such as riveting.  Students will have the opportunity to design and fabricate a finished pendant using various tools and techniques. This course is based on beginner level instruction.  Advanced students welcome, we will help you hone your existing…

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Lodge Fully Booked

09/23/2016 - 09/25/2016
Pocosin Arts Riverside Lodge, 202 Main St
Columbia, NC 27925 United States
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$55.00

Annual Benefit Auction – Call for Availability.

09/24/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

2016 Auction Catalogue Coming Soon... Join us for an evening under the stars to view and bid on over 100 handcrafted works of art in our silent and live auctions. Tap your toes to the music of the Alligator String Band and enjoy dinner prepared by Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant. Pocosin Arts' 2016 Benefit Auction scholarship donations will help create a fund in honor of renowned metalsmith and Professor Robert Ebendorf. Having taught countless workshops at Pocosin Arts, Robert is…

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$86.00

Adult Classes: Soldering

09/29/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 09/29/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Soldering: Jewelry & Metal Design Basics Thursdays | September 22 - 29, 2016 | 6:00pm-9:00pm Soldering: Technique of joining metal components together with directed heat, using an alloy of metal that has a lower melting temperature than the parent metal. The next level in learning metal fabrication, students will learn how to use the torch to create solid solder connections on metal.  This class will cover learning how to cut, file, and size wire to fabricate and solder stacking rings using copper,…

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$150.00

Adult Ceramics: Sculptural

09/29/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 09/29/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Sculptural Ceramics: Press Molds & Handbuilding Thursdays | September 8 - September 29, 2016 | 6:00p - 9:00p Handbuilding: a technique that uses only hands and simple tools to build up clay forms. Press Molding: ceramic technique where clay is forced into a plaster mold to create a positive copy of the form when the clay is removed. In this weekly sculptural ceramics class students will learn how to create plaster molds for press molding clay, and hand-build vessel forms. Students will learn to combine molded clay…

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October 2016
$75

Art After School: Green Things

10/11/2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 10/11/2016

Green Things: Ages 5-11 | Art After School Ceramics Tuesdays | September 6 - October 11, 2016 | 3:30p - 5:30p In this weekly youth ceramics class students will learn to germinate, plant, and care for seeds to grow in the planter they will create. Students will be instructed in using handbuilding techniques to form and mold clay to make their own unique planter. Exploration of shapes, colors, and imagination is encouraged, no two plants are alike and their pots shouldn't be either! At the…

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$75

Art After School: Superheros, Villains & Sidekicks

10/11/2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 10/11/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Superheros, Villains & Sidekicks: Ages 12-18 | Art After School Tuesdays | September 6 - October 11, 2016 | 3:30p - 5:30p In this fun explorative class students will create their own superhero, villain or sidekick.  Students will learn how to plan, create and finish their characters using polymer clay.  Investigation into the world of 3-dimensional modeling, sculpting, and experimentation with color will help students make their character come to life! Instructor | Laurel Fulton $75.00 | Register for Art After School Superheros, Villains & Sidekicks…

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$98.00

Adult Metals: Bezel Setting

10/20/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 10/20/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Bezel Stone Setting: Jewelry & Metal Design Intermediate Thursdays | October 6 - 20, 2016 | 6:00pm-9:00pm Bezel Setting: Stone-setting technique that uses a vertical wall of metal to surround the outer edge of a stone to create the setting and hold the stone it in place. Taking the skills learned and used in our basic metals classes (cold connections and soldering), this class is the next level in learning Jewelry & Metal Design techniques.  Students will learn to stone-set by making…

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November 2016
$98

Adult Metals: Steel Wire

11/03/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 11/03/2016

Steel Exploration: Jewelry & Metal Design Intermediate Thursdays | October 27 - November 3, 2016 | 6:00pm-9:00pm This class investigates the use of alternative metal in jewelry & metal design.  Students will learn soldering and brazing with steel wire, how to make chain from steel wire, and finishing techniques for steel surfaces. Exploration of steel techniques will be used to create a pendant and chain work. This class is based on an Intermediate level of instruction.  Some previous soldering experience recommended.  Experienced…

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$150.00

Adult Ceramics: Throwing

11/10/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 11/10/2016

Adult Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Thursdays | October 6 - November 10, 2016 | 6:00pm-9:00pm In this 6-week wheel-throwing ceramics class students will learn how to create forms on the ceramic wheel.  Exploration of colored slips, underglazes, and glazes is encouraged. Students will have the opportunity to design and make multiple vessels using various tools and techniques. This class is based on a beginner's level of instruction. Experienced students welcome, we will help you hone your existing skills! Instructor | Ben Jordan $160.00 |…

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$75.00

Art After School: Throwing Clay

11/15/2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 11/15/2016

Throwing Clay: Ages 12-18 | Art After School Ceramics Tuesdays | Ocotober 18 - November 15, 2016 | 3:30p - 5:30p In this weekly wheel-throwing ceramics class students will learn how to create forms on the ceramics wheel. Students will learn to combine molded clay forms with hand-built clay structures to create vases with depth and detail.  Exploration of colored slips, underglazes, and glazes is encouraged. Students will have the opportunity to design and fabricate a finished vessel using various tools and techniques. Instructor | Ben Jordan $75.00…

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$75.00

Art After School: It’s ALIVE!

11/15/2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until 11/15/2016
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

It's ALIVE!: Ages 5-11 | Art After School Tuesdays | October 18 - November 15, 2016 | 3:30p - 5:30p What is a Character? It can be anybody or anything your imagination comes up with!  From spooky monsters, slimy aliens, to fluffy kittens that can talk, we will create the stories and characters that go along with them.  Students will use a variety of materials and techniques such as collage, cyanotypes and different drawing methods to make their own creative characters. Instructor…

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December 2016
Free

Soup, Salad & Shag

12/03/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Soup, Salad & Shag Social Saturday, December 3, 2016 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Enjoy dinner, shop for soup, salad and chili bowls, and learn how to dance the Carolina Shag Chili and cornbread will be served, guests are welcome to bring beer and wine Free and open to the public, donations welcome Help us make enough chili!  RESERVE your spot for dinner Call (252) 796-2787 or email info@pocosinarts.org Learn more about our shag instructors

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$225

December 2016 2-day Workshops

12/09/2016 @ 9:00 am - 12/10/2016 @ 5:00 pm
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

Register for Fay Davis Edward's Workshop Apply for a scholarship for Fay's workshop Visit Fay's Website     Register for Kathryn's Workshop Apply for a Scholarship for Kathryn's Workshop Visit Kathryn's site  

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January 2017
$225

Tim McCreight: Surface Embellishment

January 17 - January 18
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

  Register for Tim's workshop Workshop is now full Call (252) 796-2787 to be placed on the registration waitlist Visit Tim's Website  

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$225

Watercolor Pet Portraits

January 17 @ 9:00 am - January 18 @ 5:00 pm

Register for Ken Hobson's Workshop Apply for a scholarship for Ken's Workshop Visit Ken's website    

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February 2017
$410

Cabin Fever 2017

February 16 @ 9:00 am - February 19 @ 5:00 pm
Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC 27925, USA + Google Map

CABIN FEVER RELIEVER XVII                        

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