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Saturday demonstrations at Kentucky Artisan Center begin in February with oil painting


The Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea begins a new round of free Saturday demonstrations with new guest artists on Saturday, Feb. 1. All demonstrations run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
Mount Vernon artist Carl Von Fischer will paint with oils on Feb. 1, and Jeannette Rowlett, from Berea, will demonstrate her jewelry made by wrapping 14-karat gold and sterling silver wire around semi-precious gems and Austrian crystals on Feb. 8.
 

A fiber bowl made by Shawnna Southerland. She demonstrates her work on Feb. 22. (Photo provided)

A fiber bowl made by Shawnna Southerland. She demonstrates her work on Feb. 22. (Photo provided)

Also, on Feb. 8, there will be free guided tours of the center’s gallery exhibit, Capturing the Art of Sport: Works by Kentucky Artisans.
 
Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrative a variety of woodcarving styles and techniques on Feb. 15. The artist demonstrating Feb. 22 will be Shawnna Southerland of Berea. She will make coiled and stitched fiber bowls.
 

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Convenient to visitors throughout the year, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information areas are open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the cafe is open 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free.
 
From KAC


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