September 10-11 2011
Flying Pig Ellensburg Washington
This fabulous retreat will charge your artistic leanings with new techniques. By asking thoughtful questions and delving into new a variety of art techniques, we'll use collage books to engage the subconscious and free the spirit.
Weekend activities include: basic book making, creating textured backgrounds, transfer techniques, natural stamp making, journal page design, painting and soul journaling. Fabulous materials will be provided for the retreat. Materials kits to take home will be available for purchase if pre-ordered.
Robin Olson Mayberry is a mixed media and fiber artist living in Ellensburg. Her work has been featured in the national magazines Sew Somerset and Art Journaling, and has been included in juried art shows in her local area.
Christine Texiera is a graphic designer, artist and yoga teacher in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts. Her artwork has been shown at Central Gallery and Hampden Gallery in Amherst, and MMM gallery in Brooklyn NY. Scott Mayberry received his M.F.A. from the University of Austin, Texas in 1997. Since completing his education, he has created a significant body of work, which has been shown nationally and in several solo shows.
Your Weekend Includes
- All art supplies, although you are welcome to bring more of your own if you wish.
- Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast, prepared fresh and fabulous using local and in-season foods.
- Dry camping beside a babbling brook. Local hotels are less than two miles away if camping is not your thing.
- Saturday night campfire (fire danger levels permitting) and drum circle.
- Nifty surprises when you arrive.
- Enough community, collaboration and creativity to make your heart sing.
This event has a bit less space than Collage Camp East Coast last year so we highly recommend reserving early. Plus you'll get a discount!
For more info call 509.312.9687
Material kits will be added soon!
The Most Obvious Questions Answered
Where is Ellensburg WA?
About 90 miles east of Seattle home to CWU, 12000 or so friendly folk and two of our teaching artists.
What is dry camping?
Tent camping without water, but there will be a portapotty. Oh joy oh joy! If that sounds awful there is a hotel 2miles down the road with all the usual amenities but without the all together fun. We'll miss you but understand.
Is this camp ok for kids?
This camp is intended for adults. Underage attendees will be considered but the whole set up is for the 18+ crowd.
What meals are included? What will the food be like?
Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast, prepared fresh and fabulous using local and in-season foods. If you have special dietary restriction please let us know ahead of time. We may not be able to accomondate all special needs but we will let you know how much we will be able to meet them.
I have more questions - can I call you?
Yes, Christine is at 978.544.3060
and is wondering what she's forgotten here. You are helping her make this page complete if you ask her your question. So please do. (keep in mind this is in Eastern time and she is usually asleep by 11pm so if you are in Washington...wait until morning!) Robin is at 509.312.9687