Arts: Creating Eco Art

Categories: Adult Enrichment

Discover the Art of Sustainability: Creating Eco Art

Join us for an inspiring journey into the world of eco art, where creativity meets sustainability. The class offers a unique opportunity to explore art-making using biodegradable materials that blend seamlessly with nature. This course is perfect for individuals passionate about outdoor or garden art, whether you prefer to work solo or collaborate with others.

Cotton wrapped rocks on bittersweet vines

Who is the Class For?

This course is ideal for those interested in creating art from eco friendly materials, including artists, gardeners, environmental enthusiasts, and community members who enjoy working both individually and in collaborative settings.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Examples of inspiring eco art
  • Developing personalized guidelines for eco art projects
  • Navigating permission and legal considerations
  • Responsible use of invasive species
  • Mastering various knots and lashing techniques
  • Crafting with upcycled textiles and creating t-shirt yarn
  • Strategies to withstand wind, rain, and structural challenges
  • Eco-wrapped rocks and their artistic applications
  • Making vine orbs and land/hanging tapestries from natural materials

 

Don’t miss this chance to enhance your artistic skills while promoting environmental sustainability. Register now to secure your spot in the “Creating Eco Art” course and join a community of like-minded individuals dedicated to making a positive impact through art. Unleash your creativity and contribute to a greener world—sign up today!

Start Date

September 18, 2024

Registration Deadline

September 16, 2024

Price

$250.00

Course Details

Start Date

September 18, 2024

Type of Class

In-Person

Location

Harwich, MA

Days & Times

Wed 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Requirements

End Date

October 30, 2024

Early-Bird Registration Discount?

No

Payment Plan

No

Total Hours

14

Instructor

Christine Martell

About The Instructor

Christine Martell is a teaching artist with a focus on cultivating inclusive communities through the visual arts. She has wide-ranging experience that spans various age groups, including schools, non-profits, corporations, government initiatives, and special events, Christine’s expertise shines in her ability to connect people through creativity. With a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MS in Education from Portland State University, she brings both visual art and educational design skills to her classes. She is the coordinator of Orleans Eco Art through her studio Creative Cape Cod.