A series of workshops led by Artist-in-Residence at BaCA, Andrea Huffman. She received a Master’s degree in Art Education from Florida International University and taught art in Florida Public Schools for over 30 years. She has exhibited her art throughout Florida and nationally, receiving numerous awards and recognitions, including several grants and a Residency at the prestigious Hermitage Artist Retreat in Englewood, Florida. Although Andrea has retired from teaching in the public school system, she continues to share her passion for art. With this series of workshops in fiber art, printmaking and mixed media Andrea will be teaching you to use plants, stencils, fabrics and other everyday objects to create one-of-a-kind notecards, journals, bags, paintings and more. This is a fun, creative, spontaneous process, requiring no previous art experience!
October 2 l 11 am – 1pm l $30
Fall Foliage Greeting Cards Workshop
Create one-of-a-kind monoprints on blank notecards using plants stencils and other everyday objects. Each print is a delightful surprise of layers of colors and shapes.
October 30 l 11am – 2pm l $30
Gratitude Journals Workshop
Create a colorful, original fabric covered journal with hand-paint watercolor paper pages. a variety of design techniques, including stenciling, stamping, and painting will be taught to create interesting effects. Fabric cover can be embellished with stamps and a selection of threads, ribbons and other embellishments can be used to make each journal truly unique. A beautiful way to record your dreams, memories and aspirations!
November 13 l 10am – 1pm l $30
Hand Printed Holiday Cards Workshop
This year skip the box cards and send your friends and loved ones an original work of art in celebration of the Winter Holiday Season. Each student will design and carve an original stamp to print on cards and envelopes. Topics such as adding text and multi-color printing will be discussed, to create a unique set of cards to celebrate the season.
December 4 l 11am – 3pm l $35
It's in the Bag Workshop
Reduce your need for plastic while making a fashion statement at the farmers market or beach, with your own original fabric tote bag. Each participant will design a large canvas zipper tote bag using various fabric paints, photo transfers, stamps and stencils. A variety of techniques will offer a wide range of options to create a functional work of art!
Jan 8, 2022 – Cancelled due to Covid-19 Concerns
Fabric Fusion Collage
Participants will create a “painting” from fabric, based on a drawing, photograph, or their own design. Following a brief discussion about color choices and composition, shapes will be cut out from various fabrics that have been treated with an iron-on adhesive. These pieces will be arranged in the composition and ironed on to a background fabric. The design can be embellished with hand-embroidery or fabric markers. The completed fabric collage will be matted and ready to frame.
January 29 – Cancelled due to Covid-19 Concerns
Fortunes and Love Letters Workshop
Celebrate Valentine's Day and the Lunar New Year with tea and fortune cookies, while you create a unique mixed media artwork. After a brief discussion about color and composition, we’ll incorporate the Fortunes, along with a variety of postage stamps and an assortment of Valentine ephemera into collages on a canvas panel. Color will be layered by applying paint with stencils, sponges and rubber stamps. Original works of art can be a beautiful reminder of the Words of Wisdom in your fortune, or an expression of admiration for special someone.