On Exhibit at Recreation Station in Upper Arlington

Trans-fiber & Paper
August 27-October 25
Reception: Friday September 20, 5-7 p.m.
An exploration of fiber and paper curated by Char Norman and Elena Osterwalder

Char Norman is an accomplished fiber artist specializing in papermaking and fiber sculpture. She received a Master of Fine Art from Claremont Graduate University and a Bachelor of Art from Scripps College. She has lectured and exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally. She has developed and conducted workshops for all ages, worked as a consultant to area schools and community arts organizations and now holds the position of Dean of Faculty at Columbus College of Art & Design. 
Elena Osterwalder has been working with hand made paper, fibers and natural colors for over 14 years. She studied at Columbus College of Art and is the recipient of the 2007 NALAC (National Latino Arts Association) FINE ARTS GRANT for her work using amate paper and pre-hispanic colors. Her work has been exhibited both internationally and nationally and has curated several Latino exhibits. Currently she works in her studio.

Gibby Waitzkin, an artist based in Floyd, Virginia has lent support to the exhibition through scheduled workshops that will create a space for artists to exchange ideas and foster creativity.  Gibby’s expertise in the use of local plants to make paper promises to be an important addition to the project. In addition, Gibby has brought attention to the project to her important national contacts including; Hand Papermaking Magazine, Dieu Donne, and Pyramid Atlanta.
Exploration into Papermaking Workshop
September 21 10-5pm; September 22 10-4pm, 2013
Recreation Station 4737 Coach Road, Upper Arlington OH 43220
$75 per person, bring a packed lunch
Pre-Registration is required. Deadline is September 12, 2013
Course #:144700
Click here to register

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