Workshops & Presentations

Evening Presentations

Friday, November 14th
Doors open at 6:00 pm for hors d’oeuvres and silent auction
Presentations start at 7:30 pm
Ashland Springs Hotel Ballroom
$30 ($35 after Nov. 1st.)

Join us and prepare to be inspired by our featured artist presenters.
Dan Thompson – Portrait Drawing
Jean Cacicedo – Fiber Art & Design
Natalie Fletcher – Body Painter


Workshop schedule

The Portrait in Red Chalk with Dan Thompson
Saturday, November 15, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
$105 – $85 for Members

Create a portrait in red chalk and red crayon on hand-toned paper. The workshop includes a demonstration and a hands-on class. Participants will learn about mark making and the potential for powerful hatch mark while chiseling the major planes of the human face and describing its nuances with red chalk.


Notan: The Dynamics of Design with Jean Cacicedo
Saturday, November 15, from 4:00 – 8:00 pm
$80 – $65 for Members

Learn the principles of Notan (the interaction between positive and negative space) step-by-step while we each work on creating several paper collages. Throughout the evening we will discuss how we can better define, develop and sustain our art-making. Open to all levels of experience.


Body as Canvas: A Demonstration with Natalie Fletcher
Sunday, November 16, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
$30 – $25 for Members

Watch award-winning body painter Natalie Fletcher work her magic: painting a camouflage illusion onto a figure to blend them into a background. Natalie will discuss the details of body painting, including materials; answer participant questions while working; and, illustrate the differences between airbrushing and hand-painting.



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.