How do you crate a cow & get it to Navy Pier in Chicago? The City of Ottawa, Ottawa Visitors Center and Heritage Harbor shared booth space at the 2016 Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Art Explorations was asked to represent part of the creative economic development happening in the city. Cleaning, crating and transporting […]
At the corners of LaSalle and Madison streets exhibits one of two recently updated Totem Poles. The fish is a one of a kind created for a new look that is truly unique! Enjoy the photos that show its creation!
Womanspace – Rockford, Illinos Saturday 10am-2pm Create Mosaic Art to Wear! Create something beautiful for yourself or someone special! Art Explorations – Susan Burton Mosaic jewelry is all the rage in fashion magazines and boutiques. In this one-day workshop you can make something unique that will express your personal, one-of-a-kind sense of fashion. Students will […]
Art Explorations – Marseilles, Illinois Friday 3-7pm, Saturday All Day, Sunday 9am-12pm Retreat Cost: $235.00 (Womanspace Members $225.00) Create a one of a kind scupture for your garden! This fun 3 day weekend retreat will be in Marseilles Illinois at Susan Burton’s Art Farm. Students will learn two very different techniques for utilizing concrete to create […]
Saturday, April 23, 2016, Time: 10am-3pm What is Hypertufa? Art Explorations – Susan Burton Mushrooms, Leaves, Moon, Star, Garden Spirit Mask or More…Choose Your Three Projects! Learn about the history & origins of Hypertura along with its applications in present day. There will be at least three hands on projects. You will experience molding techniques, mixing […]
“Gardeners and Naturalist – “Growing Together” What is Hypertufa? Join Susan at Illinois Valley Community College for a hands on learning session! Use a real leaf to create a one of a kind hypertufa sculpture for your garden. You will experience molding techniques, mix the ingredients, and create your own leaf to take home. There will […]
Last weekend I had the pleasure of facilitating a “Sacred Contract of the Mandala” retreat. It always feels like home when I journey to the amazing, beautiful and place of spiritual connection Womanspace in Rockford, Illinois. http://www.womanspace-rockford.org/ The sacred day of retreat included the history of mandalas, my mandala and archetype story, and opening, creating and […]
Womanspace – Rockford, Illinois Saturday, January 16, 2016, 9am-4pm An amazing retreat. You will be emersed in the sacred mandala experience. No artistic background is necessary. Bring an open mind and your curious soul, plus an item with personal significance to place on an “altar.” Supplemental materials for mandala making will be available for purchase. […]
Womanspace – Rockford, Illinois Saturday 9am-3pm Art Explorations – Susan Burton Instructor In this workshop you will: learn to use glass tiles, gems & mirror use and learn about substrates discover correct adhesives to use experience grouting Participants will create a Heart, Bird, Flower or Butterfly in one day! WARNING MOSAICS MAY BE ADDICTIVE! http://www.womanspace-rockford.org/pages/programs/art/art.htm#mandalas
Real creative souls doing amazing mosaics. The mosaics were flowing, glass was being nipped and shaped into beautiful patterns. Spirals were the popular substrate and then one beautiful lonely little bluebird.