July is a happy time of celebration in Mountain View. With fire flies and fireworks, creativity is inspired. The Arkansas Craft School celebrates wood this month offering classes in making beautiful bowls, Native American baskets and musical instruments
If you have had some wood turning experience and want to take it further by adding carving to your skill set, Dennis Paullus will be offering Hollow Vessels Embellished with Carving and Texture – July 11-Tuition for the three-day class is $250.00 + materials fee of $10-$50.
Next up Jim Adkins will be teaching Native American Style Baskets Turned on a Lathe July 15 – 18. Beginners are accepted in this workshop because classes are small allowing instructors the opportunity to work closely with each student.. This is a four day workshop with a tuition of $250 + materials fee of $100.
We close out the month with music. John Van Orman will be teaching a five day workshop on Constructing Your Own Ukulele. This is a beginners class in which you will build your own soprano Ukulele. Tuition is $300 + materials fee of $165(mahogany) or $270 (Koa-wood)
Visit the Arkansas Craft School’s website, www.arkansascraftschool.org for more information on these and other upcoming classes, as well as registration forms and scholarship applications. Students may also sign up for classes by calling Lucia Vinograd at (870) 269-8397. The Arkansas Craft School, located in Mountain View, Arkansas is dedicated to the education of aspiring and practicing craft artisans for success in the Creative Economy. The Craft School partners with Ozarka College and Pulaski Technical College, who offer Continuing Education credits for all Craft School courses. Support for the Arkansas Craft School is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment of the Arts.