August 29, 2011

First Friday: Artists to demonstrate papermaking, Ikebana floral arranging

The art of papermaking and the delicacy of Ikebana floral arranging will be demonstrated from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Community’s Studio at the Fort Collins Museum of Art during the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Fort Collins.

Art instructors at Front Range Community College teach a variety of classes at the Community’s Studio, which is a partnership between FRCC and the museum. Georgia Rowswell, a papermaker, and Sharon Stuart, a Sensei, will demonstrate two of the classes offered this fall.

Offerings this fall:

  • Beginning Metal Jewelry Making
  • Intermediate Jewelry Making
  • The Art of Ikebana Flower Design
  • Middle School Mixed Media
  • Pleine Aire in the Plaza
  • Jazz Icons Past and Present
  • Creating Boxes, Creating Art
  • Open Studio
  • Papermaking: From Plants to Paper to Art
  • Brown Bag Portfolio Workshop
  • In Depth: The James Dicke Collection

The Fort Collins Museum of Art is located at 201 S. College Ave., Fort Collins.

About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a retired soccer referee and newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.