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2017 Arts Tent Participants May 31, 2017

2017 Arts Tent Participants:

**Keep checking in, this list is being updated daily!

Artists:

Mary Beattie – Needle Felting.

Dawna Hope – Traditional Fish Scale Artwork

Maggie Leary – Photography

Sourdough Country Crafts – Lee & Mary Persinger – Wood-crafts (bowls made out of burls and also wood-burning).

Marcia Telep – Painter – bright, vibrant depictions of Yukon landscape and lifestyle.

Old Tin Roof & Winterchild Jewellery – Esther Winter – Jewellery made of sterling silver, gold nugget, natural and recycled materials.

Paula Short – Intricately Beaded Bracelets & Necklaces.

Boreal Fibres – Susan Stuart – Fibre artist (knitting, felting & weaving)

Karen Olito – Quilting

Nancy Hummel – Traditional Sewing and Beading

Elisabeth Gagnon – Sewing home-tanned rabbit fur mittens.

 

Workshops:

Enjoy taking part in a hands-on acrylic painting workshop with Marcia Telep

Come on out and create your own colorful felted bead necklaces with Mary Beattie 

Sew your own beaded key-chain with Nancy Hummel

Create uniquely northern artwork using local fish-scales with Dawna Hope

Demonstrations:

Observe fibre artist Susan Stuart spin raw wool into yarn.

Learn how to do traditional bead-work and sewing with Sophie Lucas 

Observe Paula Short as she creates intricately beaded necklaces.

Learn the how to tan a rabbit skin and watch Elisabeth Gagnon sew rabbit fur mittens.

 

 

 

 

 

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