Workshops & Calls for Art
Natural Fibers Workshop
Natural Fibers Group Teacher Workshops with Billy Owens
January 21-22, 2019
9 am – 5 pm
Turnage Theatre 150 W. Main Street, Washington, NC
Baskets are made of hand split white oak trees that Billy selects, cuts and prepares by hand using homemade tools his Dad made and used. Billy will tell the class how he harvests the trees and prepares the material; or “How to turn a tree into a Basket”. Basket will be woven on a one of Billy’s molds and everyone should finish in class, leaving with a beautiful basket that will last a lifetime.
Monday, January 21: Mini White Oak Backpack (top)
The Ozark White Oak backpack is one of the newest and most popular baskets Billy has started making. It
is an 6″ x 10″ rectangle woven oak herringbone bottom and is approx. 13 1/2″ deep, is oval at the top. It is
double lashed and finished off with a beautiful leather harness. 10″ L x 6”W x 13”H, Intermediate
Tuesday, January 22: Gathering Basket (left)
The Gathering basket has rectangular woven oak herringbone bottom and is oval at the top,and comes with 2 oak bushel/loop handles. 15”L x 9″W x 8 1/2″H, measurement excludes handles, Beginner
Class Fees: AOP Member/ Non AOP Member
Gathering Basket $80/$90
Please enclose a check payable to Natural Fibers Group for registration.Mail to Pamela Zimmerman, 207 Holly Drive, Washington, NC 27889 phone: 252 945 1010. AOP membership subject to confirmation with Arts of the Pamlico. Refunds if you cancel are not given, unless another student can be found to take your place in class.
Bring : scissors, water bucket, spray bottle, towel and your lunch, or eat at a local restaurant.
December 2018 Children's Holiday Shop (Dec 1 event, Vendor Applications Closed)
The Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) presents the 3rd Annual Children’s Holiday Shop on December 1, 2018!
3rd Annual Children’s Holiday Shop at the Turnage Theatre begins at 11 AM. Free for kids to shop local arts and make hands on crafts following the downtown Washington Christmas Parade. Contact Thad Aley about holiday shop details at email@example.com.
Vendor booths $20, limited spaces. Deadline is October 1, 2018. Contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about vendor booths. No live animals or plants allowed to be offered for sale.
Call for Art - 23rd Annual Wildlife Arts Festival (Jan 22 - 26, 2019)
23rd Annual East Carolina Wildlife Festival
Call for Art
All mediums of Eastern Carolina wildlife themed art accepted.
Drop off & Exhibit Location: Arts of the Pamlico’s Historic Turnage Theatre
Fee: $20 for up to 2 pieces. Framed, securely wired, ready to hang. No sawtooth or single hole punch hangers.
3D work accepted: Pedestals/display cubes with art work encouraged.
Size Limitations: Not to exceed 3 feet in width. No more than 100 pounds.
Submission Dates: January 22 thru January 26, 2019 during operating hours.
The festival is coordinated by the Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) which is housed in its Historic Turnage Theatre.The Turnage Theatre is a contributing historic structure in the Historic District of Washington, North Carolina. AOP is one of the longest operating arts council in North Carolina, for over 45 plus years. It is the state-designated arts councils for Beaufort & Washington Counties. You can learn more about the Arts of the Pamlico by visiting www.artsofthepamlico.org.
February 7-9, 2019 23rd Annual Wildlife Arts Festival
The festival is coordinated by the Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) in partnership with the Washington Tourism Development Authority (WTDA) and the East Carolina Wildlife Guild.