Workshops & Presentations

Becoming an independent filmmaker with Reina-Marie Loader

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. friday, november 15th
Ashland Art Center – Classroom
Learn about the steps involved in becoming an independent documentary film-maker from one of the best.


In-Depth Figure Drawing Demo and Discussion with Juliette Aristides

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. saturday, november 16th
Ashland Art Center – Classroom
Juliette will do an in-depth nude figure drawing demo and discussion.  
Get the inside scoop on every stage, from setting up the model, lighting to the the finishing touches of a beautiful drawing.  Juliette is a talented and generous teacher with deep well of knowledge and experience to share.


Drawing Comics with Lucy Knisley

1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. saturday, november 16th
Ashland Art Center – Classroom
Lucy will demonstrate her style of comic illustration in an fascinating and creative workshop.


Special Screening of “Sarajevo: Shelved Memories”

2:00 p.m. saturday, november 16th
Historic Ashland Armory
There will be a special screening of Art Inspires Ashland film-maker Reina-Marie Loader’s award nominated film “Sarajevo: Shelved Memories” at the Historic Ashland Armory on Saturday, November 16th at 2:00 p.m. The admission price is $5.00 and can be purchased at the Ashland Art Center or at the door. Doors open at 1:45p.m.
“Sarajevo: Shelved Memories” was nominated in 2011 for the prestigious Learning on Screen Award (British Universities Film and Video Council). “Sarajevo is an experimental docudrama …not a pure documentary. I expect it will fit the event well though as it steers away from convention towards a more artistic approach to filming real events – but it is out of the box filmmaking.” said Ms. Loader. ( Trailer at:



Doors open at 6p.m., saturday, november 16th, for beverage service and artists displays
Historic Ashland Armory; 208 Oak St Ashland, OR
Join us and prepare to be inspired by our featured artist presenters. 
Reina-Marie Loader – Documentary film-maker
Juliette Aristides – Classical painter and instructor
Lucy Knisley – Comic artist, author, musician
$20.00 early-bird special in October, $25.00 in November.


Thank you for purchasing your ticket for this event!
Your tickets will be at will call, please arrive at least 10 minutes before the event is set to begin to claim them.
These items are non-refundable and by purchasing a ticket, you agree to allow yourself to be photographed by Art Inspires Ashland representatives for promotional use.