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Masterpieces of the 'Makerspace'

Big Art Expo inspires the Upper Valley

Published online: Jun 14, 2018 Articles, Education And Arts, Events
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Idaho Art Lab, the Upper Valley's not-for-profit “makerspace,” is set for this season’s Big Art Expo, a free, family friendly celebration of creativity. The Expo is on Saturday, June 16 from 2-6 p.m. in St. Anthony.

The lab is offering the public a chance to meet many local artists, artisans and makers who will be doing demonstrations and answering questions about their process. Each of these demonstrating makers are passionate about helping you commit yourself to the development of your own talents.

The Idaho Art Lab is open Monday – Friday, 12-7 p.m.

There are 14 “labs” with equipment you can get certified to use for $3-5 an hour. Take an opportunity to sign up for workshops to learn something new. The lab is all about learning, creating and inspiring others. Take a tour of the makerspace, gallery, art supply store and artist residency program. This is a family friendly event so bring the whole family to learn and get inspired.

The Lab is located just off Hwy. 20’s south St. Anthony exit #344 at 2355 S. Yellowstone Hwy. between Simplot Growers and Hathaway Homes.

Here’s the pending line-up, as of June 12:

Block Printing: Jocelyn Haeberle
Ceramic (mold casting): Becky Jenkins
Faceting: Bill Wilson of Chester Creations
Illustration: Elise Church
Jewelry (wire wrapping): Marcia Standifer of Upstream Innovations
Lapidary stone polishing: James Sutton
Painting: Blanca Guerrero, Cindy Pinnock, Lori Mackert, Desiree Moeller & Vern Russell
Pottery: Daniel Hidalgo
Spinning (fiber arts): Sylvia & Betty with Weaving, Spinning & Fiber Arts Guild of Idaho Falls Sculpture: Daniel Borup & Andrea Gardner

The Yellowstone Teton Gallery of Art in the Idaho Art Lab will be showing the River Runs Through It Art Show during the Big Art Expo. This exhibit celebrates the opening of fishing season here in the Upper Valley with artwork by artists from the Asthon to Idaho Falls region.

Idaho Art Lab
Phone : (208) 932-0893
Email: info@idahoartlab.org
Web: www.IdahoArtLab.org/Expo

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