ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS

Artist demonstrations and presentations at our annual Carolina Artisan Craft Market in Raleigh, North Carolina are an entertaining view of the processes that artists use in creating their fine craft.  Enjoy a lively discussion, see samples of materials and finished work, and learn more about the techniques these artists use in their studios.

Many thanks to the Exhibiting Artist Members below who are demonstrating or presenting November 12 and 13 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

Saturday, Nov. 12 Demonstrations

Sasha Bakaric artist demonstration at the Carolina Artisan Craft Market, downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.11:30 am
Ceramic Artist Sasha Bakaric

Intricate Ceramics Surfaces Inspired by Microscopic Images  

Sasha will demonstrate under glazing, slip trailing, terra sigilatta, sgraffito and other surface decoration techniques to build intricate textures inspired by microscopic images of viruses, bacteria and cells. Sasha will use simple slab built forms as canvases for her designs.

1:00 pm
Mixed Media Sculptor Amy Flynn

The Wizard of Odds and EndsAmy Flynn brings FOBOTS to life in her artists demonstration at the Carolina Artisan Craft Market, downtown Raleigh, North Carolina

Amy Flynn is the creator of FOBOTS—found object robots. She’ll be talking about how she creates her funny creatures, finds all the vintage parts, puts them together, gives them funny names, and travels the country exhibiting at major art fairs. Expect more of a comedic monologue than an actual how-to tutorial!

Joanna White fiber artist demonstration at the Carolina Artisan Craft Market in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina2:30 pm
Fiber Artist – Fashion Designer Joanna White

Zentangle Designs on Silk

Joanna will demonstrate her unique technique of creating Zentangle® designs with soy wax and gutta on silk for wearable art in all shapes and sizes.

4:00 pm
Woodworker Ron Lentz

Artful VeneeringRon Lentz Artist Demonstration at the Carolina Artisan Craft Market in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina November 11 - 13, 2016

Ron will discuss the application of wood veneers in fine craft woodworking, including where it’s been and where it’s going. Special focus will be made on the needs and abilities of the small shop or serious hobbyist. Ron will share tricks and tips he’s learned on his own and not found in any publications.

Sunday, Nov. 13 Demonstrations

1:30 pm
Clay Sculptor Karen Fincannon

Sink Liners – Not Just for Dishes Anymore! Karen Fincannon Artist Demonstration at the Carolina Artisan Craft Market in downtown Raleigh, NC November 11 - 13, 2016

Karen’s demonstration will show ways to use everyday objects such as trivets, sink liners, and buttons to add interesting textures to clay surfaces.  She will also reveal some simple processes to show how you can make your own texture tools and stamps.

3:00 pm
Fiber Artist Miriam Carter

Amazing Felt Making

Miriam Carter is a fiber artist and felt maker from Dublin, NH.  Her handmade wool felt garments are wearable art.  She employes both traditional and contemporary wet felt making processes using fine wool fiber and yarns, silk and cotton fabric.

SCHEDULE OF DEMOS

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2016

11:30 am  Sasha Bakaric, Clay

1:00 pm  Amy Flynn, Mixed Media

2:30 pm  Joanna White, Fiber Artist

4:00 pm  Ron Lentz, Woodworker

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016

1:30 pm  Karen Fincannon, Clay

3:00 pm  Miriam Carter, Fiber