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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

ESSA presents…."Nature-Land-Art, Working with the

environment of Eureka Springs, Arkansas"

taught by

Chris Fischer, April 20-26, 2008

 Focusing on the unique terrain of Eureka Springs in the Ozark Highlands, this week-long Eureka Springs School of the Arts workshop will evaluate the approach to making artworks at a myriad of possible public and private sites. An abundance of land forms and water bodies, from ridges to hollows, featuring springs, creeks, rivers and lakes will provide a stunning array of encounters with natural settings for contemplating a variety of interactive activities. The class will run from dawn to dusk and culminate in an exhibit and site tour. Tuition is $357.50. You may register online at or by phone at (479) 253-5619.

ESSA Anounces Instructor Change

  The Precious Metal Clay Certification Class, May 23-25, will have a change in instructors. Due to medical reasons, J. Fred Woell will be replaced by Tim McCreight. McCreight is one of the first artists in the United States to use PMC and a consultant for the Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (makers of PMC). He has worked extensively with the material for nine years. He has authored numerous books and articles, taught many workshops all over the country, and is the former department chair at the Maine College of Art. The taught at ESSA last year and received outstanding reviews. To register for this class call (866) 346-2698 (toll-free) or visit PMC Rio Rewards Program at

After a three-day intensive costume and face-painting workshop focused on "Fleker Art," Tanya Zueger and Z Reeder were ecstatic. The Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA) class was led by Valerie Damon. Photo by Chip Ford

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  • Love the artwork!

    -- Posted by catlover689 on Fri, May 16, 2008, at 6:03 PM
  • Love the artwork!

    -- Posted by catlover689 on Fri, May 16, 2008, at 6:06 PM
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