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
Backpack $115/$125
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 t.aleyaop@gmail.com.

Vendor booths $20, limited spaces. Deadline is October 1, 2018. Contact Heather at hthienpont@hotmail.com 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.

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Women's Show
The Arts of the Pamlico announces submission dates for its 2nd Annual Women’s Show. The show was launched by Mary Alice Johnson in 2018. In 2019 the show is an open call for art work in multiple mediums by women who create their art east of I95.
 
February 7-9, 2019 23rd Annual Wildlife Arts Festival
 
23rd Annual East Carolina Wildlife Festival
Duck Carvers, Duck Callers, Fishing & Wildlife Guides, Wildlife Vendors,
Wildlife Artists and Craft Makers

 
February 7 – 9, 2019
Downtown Washington
 
Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity for outdoor, wildlife & art enthusiasts
Indoor & outdoor exhibits and vendors, music, art, kids crafts and more!
 
Vendors contact ecwaf2019@gmail.com or call Virginia at 305-905-3055 for applications.
Click here for a Vendor application
 
Sponsors may contact Debra Torrence at d.torrenceaop@gmail.com or call 252-946-2504.
Click here for a Sponsor application
 
Carvers may contact East Carolina Wildfowl Guild’s Jay Sullivan at james.moye.sullivan@gmail.com
 

  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.

 
AOP s 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.
 
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