2017 ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS LINEUP
Clifford Ward has been a member of the Technical Teaching Staff in metal chasing at the Seward Johnson Atelier. His soulful work explores his African roots by embracing the mythologies, cultures and ethos of the African Diaspora, Australian Aborigines, Native Americans and the Maori People of New Zealand. His main medium is plaster bandage. Cliff will demonstrate a modern take on traditional weaving techniques using a custom loom and newspaper.
Gene Stark is an employee of the Seward Johnson Atelier. He enjoys wood turning and related wood working projects. Gene will demonstrate turning acrylic blocks into abstract forms with a lathe. The resulting form can be mounted on a bottle stopper.
Jessica Petty is a New Jersey based artist, classically trained in Renaissance techniques. Her work is primarily figurative, taking inspiration from both traditional and contemporary artists. Jessica will demonstrate scratch board techniques and show how she creates a scratchboard piece from start to finish.
Margareta Warlick is an eclectic artist who has found many outlets for her artistic expression. Her talents range from drawing and painting to photography, collage, jewelry making, mixed media, sculpture, fiber arts, culinary arts and botanical arts. She has been exhibiting at the Philadelphia Flower Show where she has won many awards for her botanical designs. Margareta will be demonstrating how she uses natural plant material to create miniature contemporary designs