06 October 2013

Fibre Arts 2015 Teaching Opportunity - Gros Morne, Newfoundland

Fiber art teaching opportunity in Newfoundland

As part of the Craft Year 2015 celebrations, the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador is preparing to host a fiber arts conference in October 2015 in gorgeous Gros Morne National Park.

The council is currently looking for proposals from fiber artists who would like to teach at the conference. It also looks like there will be opportunities for artists to participate in panel discussions and other events. 

You can link to the Fiber Arts Newfoundland and Labrador website at http://www.craftcouncil.nl.ca/events/fibre-conference.

Below is the announcement from the Craft Council and links to relevant documents for interested instructors.

Fiber Arts 2015 
Celebrating Craft in Newfoundland and Labrador and Craft Year 2015, Fibre Arts Newfoundland and Labrador will take place from October 15 - 18, 2015 in beautiful Gros Morne National Park.
This four day conference will consist of workshops, lectures, exhibitions, seminars, panel discussions and tours and is bound to satisfy your fibre yearnings.
The Instructor Committee is now calling for proposals from interested designers, makers, and teachers.  We invite you to be creative, and develop sessions that will inspire our Conference participants to reach beyond the boundaries of their current studio practices, and think in new ways, explore new ideas and develop new products.  The Committee welcomes innovation in techniques and materials.
We look forward to submissions directed at both entry level and established professional fibre artists.  Workshops in the areas of dye, felt, knit, spin, weave,crochet, surface design and rug hooking will be accepted and considered, as well as fibre techniques used in other media.
Please click on the links below for information on submitting proposals, and watch this space for more Conference news as it becomes available.
Questions?  Contact events@craftcouncil.nl.ca for answers.
Thanks to Linda Strowbridge for sharing this information.

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