Forceful

CMA 2018 CALENDAR 
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Spring - Fall

   

Oil/Cold and Mixed Media

    
  

 
         
 

    
  

 
         
 

    
  

 
         
    
TAOS, NM, WITH LISA PRESSMAN

 •  April 21 - 27
Retreat + Workshop: Exploring Visual Language 
This is an exceptional opportunity for visual artists to retreat, 
learn and share their perceptions and responses to the textures
of Taos; to have space and time to absorb a very special location
that has inspired many artists, writers, dancers, and others who
celebrated the arts.   (read more)

   
   
  
         
 
 For Artist & Writers

Studio Time & Space
with Supplemental Programs

Lake Logan Conference Center, 
Canton, North Carolina

    
   

 
         
 

MIKE DOWLEY

Light & Composition in the Landscape

    
   

 
         
 

SUMMER ARTS WORKSHOP SERIES 
Week 1: June 15 - 16 
New This Year!

Held on the beautiful campus of Western Carolina University, 
Cullowhee, North Carolina

Our new 2-Day-Workshops have been created with the goal that anyone 
can come and try another focus - an introduction to a new medium or
technique. Workshop cost includes all materials and lunches. 
You can travel and stay on campus, and perhaps stay over the 
weekend, enjoy the region and take your choice of a 
5-day workshop the following week
 
     
      Ceramics - handbuilding            BOOK ARTS                  Mixed Media Marathon
              Alice Ballard                       Matt Liddle              Sandee Johnson/Lynn Bland
                                                                                                                               
                                                                  
     
    Painting: OiL/Cold Wax      Photography-Printing        Fiber Sculpture- Fosshape
 
         Melba Cooper                     Clay Harmon                       Leisa Rich
                                                                        

 
               
 

SUMMER 
ARTS WORKSHOP SERIES 
Week 2: June 17 - 22 
5- Day Workshops

Held on the beautiful campus of Western Carolina University,
in Cullowhee, North Carolina During each workshop, participants 
learn and discover new concepts and techniques, share thoughts 
and ideas in a setting surrounded by magestic mountains 
and summer botanicals. Each workshop week includes 
daily catered lunches when our instructors give 
aritst presentations, Thursday afternoon visit to the 
WCU Fine Art Museum visit, with an exhibition talk 
and a studio stroll at the end of the week.   

Studios are open 7am to 11:00 pm. (read more)

   
    
           CERAMICS               ENCAUSTIC PAINTING       MXIED MEDIA
       Mark Arnold                  Lynda Ray          Meridith Fife-Day

                                                                                  

              
             OIL/COLD WAX PAINTING          PRINTMAKING 
                   Pamela Caughey            
        Jeff Hirst
                                                 

 
         
           
     SUMMER ARTS WORKSHOP SERIES 
Week 2: June 24 - 29 

Held on the beautiful campus of Western Carolina University,
in Cullowhee, North Carolina During each workshop, participants 
learn and discover new concepts and techniques, share thoughts 
and ideas in a setting surrounded by magestic mountains 
and summer botanicals. Each workshop week includes 
daily catered lunches when our instructors give 
aritst presentations, Thursday afternoon visit to the 
WCU Fine Art Museum visit, with an exhibition talk 
and a studio stroll at the end of the week.   

Studios are open 7am to 11:00 pm. (read more)


       
     
               CERAMICS                          POETRTY - ART             DRAWING-PAINTING              
          Sunshine Cobb                   Elaine Sexton                  Ro Lohin

               
                                  PAINTING           PHOTO-PRINTING        
                               Rita Baragona           Diana Bloomfield

                                                                      

 
         
   
DEAN NIMMER
   June 5 - 8


    
   

 
         
   LATE SUMMER RETREAT
 + Worksohps with:
Lauren Mantecon: Painting &  Mixed Media Artist
The Alchemy of Painting

Leisa Rich: Fiber & Experimental Artist
Dimensional Paintings on Paper & Fabric
  August 20 - 25

Lake Logan Conference Center, Canton, North Carolina

   
    

 
         
 


FRANCE WITH LISA PRESSMAN

 •  September 11 – 18

Art-Making: Travel as Source

Join Lisa Pressman and Norma Hendrix to explore the 
stunning landscape and textures of Southern France. 
Our Destination is the Village of Dufort, also known as 
the Village of Copper. Lodging, meals and studio space 
in one lovely location; the charming La Cascade
Our exploration of the region will be our inspiration and 
resource for a week of creative investigation.  (read more)

    
   
 
         
   
GEOFFREY GORMAN


    
   

 
         
 
FALL COLORS RETREAT
 + Workshops with:
Judith Kruger: Mixed MediaChris Liberti: Painting 
 October 22 - 27

Lake Logan Conference Center, Canton, North Carolina


   
   

 
         
   JUDITH KRUGER
  November 12 - 16
"Nihonga: Then & Now"