The Festival team is pleased to present  

SPIN Festival 2024

Overview and Classes

Registration opens May 4th, 11:00 AM Eastern 8:00 AM Pacific

We have many wonderfully - talented instructors. We know you will find classes you'll enjoy. Please join us! Registration will start on May 4th.

The Keynote Address - "On Stages, In Stages" presented by Author, Illustrator, Textile Artist and Costume Painter, Margaret Peot, will be about her experiences painting costumes for Broadway shows.

The call for art and fashion will be in late May, due in July.

Prices for the full week are $1270 for SPIN members and $1400 for non members. There are also options for those who can't attend the entire week. To join SPIN, please go to: https://www.silkpainters.org/membership-join.php

Yes! We will have "mini" workshops on Wednesday morning again this year, for an additional $65, including: How to Gallery Wrap your Canvas, The Marker Resist Method, Microwave Dyeing, Painted Edge Spiral Scarf and Using Your Boo Boo's and Scraps.

Pricing for Festival includes meals, two-2 day workshops, fashion show, art gallery show, keynote address, seminar, chapter night and much more! 

Your meals will be included, except lunch on Wednesday, but including pizza on Saturday evening the 28th for the weary travelers.

Accommodations will be available on campus and nearby hotels, see the accommodations page for details, you'll be able to reserve campus - housing starting May 6th through Arrowmont, (see accommodations page).

We will also have our golf cart "taxis" again this year to help you move around campus.

Send questions to festival@silkpainters.org (you might want to add this to your contacts so you don't miss any festival emails).

 

Thursday/Friday

October 3 & 4, 2024

9:00am to 4:00pm

Embellishments and Effects: Stenciling and more on Silk TH/F

Instructor: Margaret Peot - 1 places left.

The Magic of Landscapes TH/F

Instructor: Diane Lawrence - 2 places left.

From Photographs to Paintings Th/F

Instructor: Natasha Foucault - 4 places left.

Abstract Expressionism Wax Layering Techniques TH/F

Instructor: Leslie Rogers Todder - 1 places left.

Ecoprint on Silk in Color TH/F

Instructor: M. Theresa Brown - 2 places left.

Creating 3D Shapes with Silk; Making Spirit Masks TH/F

Instructor: Hellenne Vermillion - 5 places left.

Two Day Batik Techniques TH/F

Instructor: Muffy Clark Gill - 3 places left.

Channeling Pucci; Painting in the Psychedelic Fashion TH/F

Instructor: PJ Cobbs - 3 places left.

Monday/Tuesday

September 30 & October 1, 2024

9:00am to 4:00pm

Embellishments and Effects: Stenciling and more on Silk M/T

Instructor: Margaret Peot - 0 places left.

The Magic of Landscapes M/T

Instructor: Diane Lawrence - 3 places left.

From Photographs to Paintings M/T

Instructor: Natasha Foucault - 4 places left.

Impressionistic Flowers Soy Wax Layering Technique M/T

Instructor: Leslie Rogers Todder - 1 places left.

Ecoprint on Silk Naturally M/T

Instructor: M.Theresa Brown - 6 places left.

Painting Outside the Lines Sistek Sizing Technique M/T

Instructor: Laura Fox-Wallis - 4 places left.

Abstract Layered Designs on Silk M/T

Instructor: Becky Kyhl - 0 places left.

The Zen of Mindfulness on Silk M/T

Instructor: Joanna White - 5 places left.


Wednesday

October 2, 2024

9:00am to 12:00 noon

Add on mini classes $65.00.

Spiral Scarf with Painted Edge Finish

Instructor: Margaret Agner - 0 places left.

Purely Marker- Exploring Gutta Free Silk Painting

Instructor: Susan Fox - 0 places left.

Microwave Dyeing

Instructor: Mitzi Ash - 2 places left.

Framing Your Art- Gallery Wrap

Instructor: Susan Cunningham - 3 places left.

Creating Accessories with Silk Scraps

Instructor: Joyce Estes - 8 places left.