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Susan McChesney, Flower 13.21, 2021. Oshibana on paper. © Susan McChesney, image courtesy the Artist.

*FULL* Adult Studio: Pressed Flower Art

Saturday, October 16, 2021
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75 Museum Members, $85 non-members (includes all materials)

This class is full. To add your name to our waiting list, email Paige Taylor, or call 828.253.3227 x121.

OCTOBER 16—Saturday, 1–5pm
Registration deadline: October 8

Back by popular demand! Experience the art of Oshibana: creating art with pressed flowers and leaves. Discover techniques in pressing, un-pressing, storing, collaging, and sealing plant material. Explore perspective, value, and composition in the galleries, then return to the studio to make your own contemporary take on this historical art form.

A longtime art museum educator, instructor Susan McChesney has spent her adult life sharing the joys of creating with all ages and abilities. Interested especially in drawing, she has moved from city to seacoast to mountains to broaden her perspectives and experiences, drawing and introducing students to successful experiences creating. She earned an undergraduate from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and a graduate degree in education.

Please note:

  • This Adult Studio workshop is held indoors in the Museum’s John & Robyn Horn Education Center.
  • Space is limited to small groups of students.
  • Students follow the Museum’s temporary COVID-19 safety precautions; click here for more information.

Adult Studio

The Museum's studio program for adults offers a core curriculum in drawing, painting, printmaking, and three-dimensional media, and also explores the intersections between them. Local and visiting artists help students of all levels and abilities develop skills in media that reflect techniques and themes featured in the Museum’s Collection and special exhibitions. Classes meet for 3–12 weeks, and are designed for anyone interested in exploring specific media in depth; daylong workshops introduce new media or processes. To add your name to our Adult Studio mailing list, click here or call 828.253.3227 x133.

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