Speakers

Event Details

Event Date To be confirmed
Price Free
Location A Work of Heart Studio
Categories Speakers

Instructor Info

Andrea Chebeleu

Instructor

My art has a playful attitude and usually answers my own quest to find out "what happens when..." I delight in the process and find great joy in the unexpected surprise the layers of color and pattern produce. I work with acrylic paints, inks and ephemera as well as watercolor, sometimes all in the same piece of art! My style is abstract with a focus on color and pattern. I tend to loose track of time and space when immersed in creating and consider this process my meditation.

Danielle Donaldson

Visiting Instructor

Danielle Donaldson is an artist, author and educator renowned for her use of complex color palettes and delicately drawn details. Her work incorporates an imaginative array of subjects, from playfully rendered forest creatures, nautical landscapes encapsulated in glass jars, and pillow-forts filled with kittens.

Lisa Hilquist

Instructor

Lisa Hilquist has been working in fused glass and precious metal clay for 15 years, focusing primarily on Jewelry. Lisa’s work embodies her interests in combining multiple techniques and mediums resulting in unique pieces of art. She currently incorporates fused dichroic glass, precious metal clay, keum boo, viking knit, chain maille, as well as traditional metalsmithing into her jewelry art. Lisa has Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from CSU, Chico, and is PMC Certified.

Staff

Tracy Chastain

Dr. Minette Riordan

Dr. Minette Riordan is a risk-taker and curiosity seeker who loves jumping feet first into business building and art making. Her mantra is, “how hard can it be?” She believes that we are all creative and when we become disconnected from our inner creative fire, we lose sight of our passion and purpose. She is a Certified Creative Depth Coach, SoulCollage® and JourneyCircles™ facilitator, as well as Certified Zentangle teacher with a PhD from Stanford University. When she’s not traveling to speak or lead workshops, you will find Minette in her studio making art that’s beautiful and inspiring. Learn more about her creative adventures at www.minetteriordan.com

Dr. Lorianne Rios, DC

Rae Missigman

Visiting Instructor

Rae Missigman, mixed media artist, author and instructor is known for her vivid colors, intricate layering and signature repetitive art marks. As an artist, Rae believes that creativity can be accomplished in bite sized pieces during even the busiest days. She focuses on embedding her distinctive mark on each piece leaving no doubt of it’s creator. As an instructor, Rae strongly encourages all artists to trust themselves to fearlessly do what they love. She champions a bold voice, continuing education and finding inspiration in the everyday. As a woman, Rae lives in central FL within a large family of creatives. She now shares her love of all things handmade with a new generation of young makers.

Margot Robison

As a lifetime hobby gardener, Margot Robison had always dreamed about owning a neighborhood flower shop but real life took her in the direction of "stay at home mom" and volunteer extraordinaire. Four years ago a friend encouraged Margot to try a landscape project using all succulents, plants that she was previously unfamiliar with. Margot quickly became enamored with the many succulent forms, shapes, and colors. With kids off to college, Margot took the plunge to create a home-based business Saratoga Succulents. Here she offers small landscape projects, at-home and business workshops, and custom orders. While not exactly the business she had dreamed of, her work still satisfies her desire for working with living plants and creating beauty to enjoy. In fall she enjoys creating succulent trimmed pumpkins and is excited to share these small gardens with members of the AWOH community.