|Overland Park's Kammy Downs will be the Artist-in-Residence at the Red Barn Studio Museum Sunday, July 28 through Saturday, August 3. The Red Barn Studio will host a reception for Kammy Downs Saturday, August 3, from 2:30 to 4:30PM.|
Also on the 3rd, There will be a collage workshop “Abstract Memory” from 9:30 - 12:30 PM. Cost for the class is $40 members, $55 non-members. Class minimum is 3, max 10. Materials for attendees to bring are either a simple sketch of a joyful memory, not a lot of detail, or a photo of a joyful time that you can make a sketch from for the basis of the collage. Optional: Any scrap papers you want to bring such as: tissue paper, decorative papers, old letters or newspapers that have interesting textures or designs.
Downs has been an art teacher/instructor in Kansas, California and Missouri for 18 years, and an Arts Director for the Arkansas City Area Arts Council, KS. She is currently enrolled in MFA Drawing at Ft Hays State University, KS. View Kammy Down on Facebook, Kammy’s Art and Instagram: kammydowns.
|Fiber artist, Shawn Delker, Salina, KS will be the Artist-in-Residence at the Red Barn Studio, Tuesday, August 6 through Saturday August 17. Shawn Delker uses fabric dyeing, thread painting and many other techniques in the creation of her artwork.|
During her residency at the Red Barn, she will continue exploring the possibilities in thread work embroidery using her sewing machine, and she will explore additional techniques for dyeing and embellishing fabric. Shawn says about her residency, “I love the brightly lit Red Barn Studio and being surrounded by Lester Raymer’s inspirational artwork. His fiber work is especially inspirational and has had a profound influence on my own work.” You may visit Delker at email@example.com or benttwigquilts.com .