ARCHIVE – 2015 Monthly Programs

During our RVAG monthly meetings we have a featured program or special event.  The programs have included hands on activities, demonstrations, field trips, lectures and seasonal celebrations.  We invite our members to share their interests as well as people within our local artisan community.

December 2015 – Our annual Holiday Party with gift exchange & appetizer to pass.

November 2015

 Beth Robbins Keller of Lake City. She is a Straw Artist / Wheat Weaver / Folk Artist

Beth Robbins Keller of Lake City, MN shares her Wheat Paper Roses and Straw Art.

October 2015 – The Wild Wooly Women presented a fabulous show of wool quilts, table toppers, bed covers, penny rugs, etc., etc

September 2015 – Jennifer Wilson from Stampin-Up shared her creativity.  We all got to make a cute gift tag to take home for later use.

August 2015 – Field Trip to Running Dog Ranch in Stockholm, WI.

July 2015 – We enjoyed a Summer Picnic in the Park at the Beach Park in Wabasha, MN.

June 2015

Kate Halverson of Lake City, MN shares her Book Art & the Creative Process.

Kate Halverson of Lake City, MN shares her Book Art & the Creative Process.

May 2015

Ann Rehbein shares her mixed media Annabelle Art Dolls.

Ann Rehbein of Nelson, WI shares her mixed media Annabelle Art Dolls.

April 2015 – Mary Logue, award-winning author and talented rug hooker from Stockholm, WI, shared some of her poetry and what gives her inspiration.

March 2015

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Furniture Flipping at Urban Shanty in Alma, WI.

February 2015 – Paulette Wentzlaff, owner of Magnolia in Hudson, WI, shared history of rug hooking and brought sample rugs hooked with the same pattern but different colors and techniques.  Amazing.

January 2015 – Pat Boesel, of Durand, WI, layed the groundwork for a wool dyeing workshop to be held in March.  She shared her favorite dye and color theory books plus wool samples showing different types of dye processes.