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Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking Summer Workshops 2014

 

Papermaking Basics
Wednesday, June 25 & Thursday, June 26
6:00-9:00pm
Instructor: Suzanne Sawyer

Papermaking
Have you ever wondered how paper is made? In this class, students will learn how to process paper fiber into pulp for making paper, how to pull sheets with a mold and deckle, and how different drying techniques affect the final product. Students will experience a variety of paper fibers including cotton and abaca as well as experiment with inclusions of thread, dried flowers, or other materials. Students will finish the class with various sheets of handmade paper of varying size and fiber. All levels welcome.

Cost: $100 non-members, $90 members
Register by: Friday, June 20, 2014
For more information or to register: 404.894.5726 or Virginia.Howell@ipst.gatech.edu

To mail reservation:
Education Curator
The Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
Georgia Tech, Mail Code: 0620
500 10th Street, NW 
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0620

 

Print and Paper Collage Family Workshop
Thursday, July 24
1:00-4:00pm
Instructor: Jerushia Graham

Who needs store bought decorative papers when you can print your own! In this workshop you'll learn multiple techniques for creating decorative papers. We'll then use those papers to create lovely collage artwork. These pieces can be as simple or as intricate as you like; a great workshop for ALL AGES.

Cost: $15 non-members, $12 members
Register by: Thursday, July 17, 2014
For more information or to register: 404.894.5726 or Virginia.Howell@ipst.gatech.edu

To mail reservation:
Education Curator
The Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
Georgia Tech, Mail Code: 0620
500 10th Street, NW 
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0620

 

About the instructors:

Jerushia Graham

Jerushia Graham
Jerushia Graham is an Atlanta-based artist who exhibits both nationally and internationally. She earned an MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and teaches for the Atlanta Printmakers Studio, Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, The Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts, Kennesaw State, Spelman Museum, and various Arts Centers in the Atlanta area. Her work can be viewed at www.atlantaprintmakersstudio.org and www.artbyjerushia.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suzanne Sawyer

Suzanne Sawyer
Suzanne Sawyer holds an MFA in Book Arts from The University of Alabama, a BFA in Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University, a Georgia Professional Certification as a K-12 Art Educator, and is the Education Director at Atlanta Printmakers Studio. Sawyer also works as a book and paper conservation technician in Emory University Library's Preservation Lab. She is proprietor of Down Home Girl Studio and works in a variety of media areas including sculpture, handmade paper, books, drawings, letterpress printing, and printmaking. Her artist's books are in numerous collections including Vanderbilt University, Johns Hopkins University, Baylor University, UC Berkeley, Indiana University, and Scripps College.

http://downhomegirlstudio.com/home.html

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