Get Inspired! Get Motivated! Get your Inner Artist Movin’ this March!

Are you ready to get your artistic mojo back this March?  Look at what local artists have to offer through Region 2 Arts Council “No-Risk” workshops!

March 9, 10 & 17     Rigid Heddle Weaving. Join local fiber artist Ann Kastl for a three-day workshop in which participants will learn to weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom.

NEW DATES:  March 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14    Painting to Praxis – Translating Ideas into Paint with local painter Paula Swenson. The workshop will take participants through the creative process from conception to implementation, emphasizing painting, problem solving and self-expression, culminating in a May exhibition at the Wild Hare Bistro and Coffeehouse in Bemidji.

March 24 & 31    Build a Solid Oak Butterfly Bench. Join master woodscraftsman Duane Shoup in his Shevlin woodshop for a two-day workshop in which each participant will build their own solid oak bench for indoor or outdoor use. 

March 24    Acrylic Painting, the Abstract Experience for Beginners. Join artist and facilitator Shannon Lucas Westrum at Headwaters School of Music and the Arts in Bemidji for the opportunity to create abstract paintings by experimenting with techniques and mediums in a no-pressure environment.

NEW DATE:  March 24   Winter Retreat for Writers: Dreams as Portals for Creative Energy. Join Dr. CarolAnn Russell for this lecture, discussion and workshop. Stream of consciousness writing will be the medium for self-exploration and generation of future writing projects in all genres. 

March 26, April 2 & 9   Building a Bunraku-inspired Rod Puppet. Join puppeteer Margaret Burger of Fortuna Puppet Theatre on three Mondays from 6-8:30 p.m. and build a 16″ puppet, with a paper mache head, and a wood, wire, cloth, and foam body.

For registration dates, workshop fees, and more information, please click here.