Gallery Talk with Carol Sauvion

A Gallery Talk with Carol Sauvion

Sunday, August 26th
1 PM – 2 PM

Carol Sauvion, creator and producer/director of the award-winning PBS series “Craft in America”, will present a lecture in conjunction with the exhibition “Handmade Craft Invitational.” Ms. Sauvion has operated Freehand, a Los Angeles gallery specializing in functional craft, for 37 years.

The exhibition: “Handmade Craft Invitational” continues through September 9, 2018.

Free Admission

Look & Learn: Artist Demo Patricia Lehnhardt & Book Making

Join us at DuMA for a demonstration of book making with Artist Patricia Lehnhardt.

Patricia will be sewing a book with coptic binding and explaining the process of dyeing and printing fabrics and paper with natural dyes and leaves, and the process of making paper from mulberry bark, grasses, flax, and recycling paper scraps with botanical inclusions.

Held in conjunction with the exhibition: Handmade Craft Invitational, DuMA will feature a series of artist demos on selected weekends. No registration is required.

DuMA Member Trip to Madison – Day Trip and Studio Tour

DuMA Member Trip
to Madison

Saturday, August 11 – Day Trip

DuMA members will enjoy the privilege of  a free visit to the studio of woodworker Aaron Laux followed by lunch and a guided tour of current exhibitions at the Chazen Museum of Art. This member trip is offered in conjunction with the exhibition: “Handmade Craft Invitational” continuing through September 9, 2018.

Meet at DuMA parking lot at 8 am to carpool. Return to Dubuque by 4 pm. Members purchase their own lunch.

Advanced reservations are preferred, call 563-557-1851 x11 or email abarron@dbqart.org

Artist Studio Tours: Opperman & Eshelman

See the artist process in action! Visit the art studios of boot maker Paul Opperman and potter Paul Eshelman. This is a free event for DuMA members & $10 for guests

Members and guests are encouraged to provide their own transportation, but a limited amount of rides can be provided by DuMA if needed.

 1-2 PM Paul Opperman Studio: 818 S Grandview Ave, Dubuque, IA

3-4 PM Eshelman Pottery: 238 N Main St, Elizabeth, IL

Advanced registration is preferred, call 563-557-1851 x11 or email abarron@dbqart.org

The studio tours are offered in conjunction with the exhibition: “Handmade Craft Invitational” continuing through September 9, 2018.

Paul Opperman Eshelman Pottery

Look & Learn: Artist Demo Paul Opperman & Boot Making

Join us at DuMA for a demonstration of boot making with Artist Paul Opperman.

Making a great fitting, stylish pair of boots takes all the skills of drawing, pattern making, sewing, and sculpting the lasts and heels to make a finished boot.

Held in conjunction with the exhibition: Handmade Craft Invitational, DuMA will feature a series of artist demos on selected weekends. No registration is required.

Saturday, June 23, 1-3 PM
Sam Schold. cigar box guitars

Saturday, June 30, 1-3 PM
Paul Eshelman, slipstone pottery

Saturday, July 14th, 1-3 PM
Paul Opperman, boot making

Saturday, August 18th, 1-3 PM
Patricia Lehnhardt, book making

Look & Learn: Artist Demo with Paul Eshelman

Join us at DuMA for a demonstration of the creation of slipcast stoneware with Artist Paul Eshelman.

The clay vessels of Eshelman pottery order and dignify human life. Clarity is given to simple forms by contrasting glazed and unglazed surfaces. Pure clean glazes render elegant presentation of food and drink.

Held in conjunction with the exhibition: Handmade Craft Invitational, DuMA will feature a series of artist demos on selected weekends. No registration is required.

Saturday, June 23, 1-3 PM
Sam Schold. cigar box guitars

Saturday, June 30, 1-3 PM
Paul Eshelman, slipstone pottery

Saturday, July 14th, 1-3 PM
Paul Opperman, boot making

Saturday, August 18th, 1-3 PM
Patricia Lehnhardt, book making

Artist Demo

Held in conjunction with the exhibition: Handmade Craft Invitational, DuMA will feature a series of artist demos on selected weekends. No registration is required.

Saturday, June 23, 1-3 PM
Sam Schold. cigar box guitars

Saturday, June 30, 1-3 PM
Paul Eshelman, slipstone pottery

Saturday, July 14th, 1-3 PM
Paul Opperman, boot making

Saturday, August 18th, 1-3 PM
Patricia Lehnhardt, book making

First Fridays

 

Happening the first Friday of every month, DuMA stays open late and offers special programming in conjunction with other community arts events. Experience the creative spirit of our community, along with great friends, stylish appetizers and a cash bar, and great art.

In June: Celebrate the opening of two new Summer exhibits: Lost in the Midwest: Photographs by Sandra Dyas and Handmade: A Craft Invitational. There will also be a member preview of the Upscale Resale tag-sale benefit, as well as live music by Iowa City musician Dave Moore.

Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays.
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