Crooked Tree Arts Center Summer Workshops

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February 17, 2017
During the summer of 2017, Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey and Traverse City, is offering adult workshops geared toward introductory, beginner, intermediate, and advanced artists. Workshops will range from one to five days in length and occur at both locations. Media of focus will include watercolor, pastels, acrylic, oil, beadwork, photography, woodcut, book arts, and textiles. Registration for summer workshops is open, and those who register on or before March 31 will receive an early-bird discount of 10% off their workshop tuition. The following artists and instructors will be leading workshops this summer. Please see website or workshop catalogue for specific dates, prices, and descriptions.
Marc Hanson – “Beyond Basics: Oil Painting”
Camille Przewodek – “A New Way of Seeing Color: Oil Painting”
Patrick Wise – “Classical Painting Alla Prima”
Alan Ross – “Expressive Photography”
Betty Bea Washburn – “Watercolor Portals”
Joyce Eaton Brady – “Beadweaving: Peyote Bracelet”
Joyce Eaton Brady – “Beadweaving: Embroidered Earrings”
Nancy McRay – “Overshot & Inlay Textile Exploration”
Ardith Goodwin – “The Imaginary Figure: Acrylic Painting”
Tony Warren – “Winning with Watercolor”
Robert Burridge – “Start Abstract Painting Today! Acrylic Workshop”
Kevin Barton – “Paint by Note”
Nancie King Mertz – “Pastels are Perfect for Plein Air”
Joyce Hicks – “Create Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes from Easy-to-Paint Shapes”
Traverse City
Dylan Evans Weiler – “Historical Paint Making Techniques”
Elijah Van Benschoten – “Find/Cut/Print: Woodcut Printmaking”
Janet “Cedar” Kindy – “Watercolor Journey to Sleeping Bear Dunes”
Mike Hyrman – “A Closer Look at Northern Michigan: Acrylic Painting”
Jen Evenhus – “The Beauty of Imperfection: Pastel Workshop”
Suzanne Boissy – “Make Your Own Sketchbook!”
Robert Burridge – “Start Abstract Painting Today! Acrylic Workshop”
Joyce Hicks – “Transforming the Landscape: Watercolor Painting”
Megan Hildebrandt – “Conceptual Self-Portraits: Multimedia Workshop”
Rita McNamara – “Earth Books: Handmade Artist’s Books”
Karen Knutson – “Painting Birds and Birch Trees using Watecolor, Collage, and Charcoal Pours”
There are limited adult scholarships available; please contact CTAC-Petoskey (231-347-4337) or CTAC-Traverse City (231-941-9488) for more information. Workshop hosting opportunities are also available to students and artists; please contact Program Director Megan DeWindt at or (231) 347-5731.

For more information, class pricing, and to register, contact the Crooked Tree Arts Center at 231-347-4337 or visit The Crooked Tree Arts Center is located at 461 E. Mitchell Street, downtown Petoskey and at 322 6th Street, Traverse City.
Photo: Michael David Pyle surrounds himself with tools and materials at one of last summer’s workshops.

Liz Ahrens, President, (231) 347-4337