|On Center at Centre to help artists
through workshops, demonstrations
RELEASED: Aug. 1, 2002
DANVILLE, KYA weekend of workshops and demonstrations to help craftspeople and artists will be held Aug. 9-10 at Centre College.
"On Center at Centre," sponsored by the Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation and the Kentucky Craft Marketing Program, will feature hands-on instruction and demonstrations led by regionally and nationally known craft artists.
Workshops for all skill levels will include the following areas: polymer clay, glass, clay, wood and fiber.
The highlight of the weekend will be the seventh-annual Rude Osolnik Award dinner Friday evening at Centre's Carnegie Club. The award will honor a Kentucky craftsperson for outstanding contributions to the Kentucky craft community. A special tribute will be paid to Osolnik, who died in April. Osolnik was a woodturner who taught at Berea College and founded the furniture-making program there.
Stephen Rolfe Powell, internationally known artist and professor of art at Centre, is a past winner of the Osolnik Award. Powell will present a glassblowing demonstration on Friday evening.
For a detailed schedule and registration information (the event is open to the public), visit the Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation's Web site at www.kentuckycrafts.org/On%20Center%20at%20Centre.html or call (502) 589-0102.
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