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The Eliot School  School of Fine & Applied Arts in Jamaica Plain, MA. Inspiring lifelong learning in craft & creativity for all. Formerly @eliotschool.

Spaces are still open for the May-July session of our ever popular Upholstery class! These classes fill fast, so act fast to ensure your spot today. All levels welcome! http://owl.li/y63J30ky5RL #eliotschoolcraft #upholstery #summerclasses #furniturerestoration

Flag books offer a unique and sculptural way to explore a narrative from more than one perspective. Join instructor Cristina Hajosy on Sunday, 6/24 from 9:30am - 12:30pm to make your own! http://owl.li/Kr8Y30kwe6B

Learn how to make flag books and explore the sculptural possibilities of a hand bound book format that allows you to explore multiple narratives at once. 9:30am-12:30pm, Sunday June 24th. All levels welcome! http://owl.li/sqDe30ktXy8 #eliotschoolcraft #bookmaking #flagbooks #sundayworkshop

How do you define craft? Is it who creates it or how it's made, or is there something more that distinguishes craft as something distinct that stands on its own? Join us this Thursday as the Eliot School proudly hosts Ezra Shales for a talk about his new book, The Shape of Craft, followed by a basket weaving demo with William Krier.
http://owl.li/8Hls30ksJ9A
#eliotschoolcraft #ezrashales #booktalk #craftdemo #williamkrier

There's still time to sign up for John Murray's new two part workshop, "Developing the Postmodern Narrative", happening this Sunday and next. Explore your individual creativity, experiment and expand your artistic repertoire through contemporary approaches to figure and narrative painting while drawing from a wide range of influences. http://owl.li/mNct30khkac #eliotschoolcraft #weekendworkshop #JohnMurray #ContemporaryArt #NarrativeArt

Don't miss out! Space is limited for the book talk with Ezra Shales, author of The Shape of Craft, so get your RSVP in today! The event will include a basket weaving demonstration by Eliot School's own faculty member William Krier. http://owl.li/vt1U30kgXJd #eliotschoolcraft #booktalk #theshapeofcraft #ezrashales

In case you missed it! Check out the interview Eliot School Director Abigail Norman recently did with @bostonvoyager, a magazine dedicated to highlighting all the amazing and diverse people, places, events and more that Boston has to offer.
Photo by Leah CS Photography. http://owl.li/xQbg30kfT54 #eliotschoolcraft #bostonvoyager #facultyfeature #inthenews

Find out what your photos can look like big - really big! Learn how to prepare a file in Photoshop for large scale printing and walk away with a larger than life, 24' x 36', archival quality print of your work. Saturday, June 9th, 10am-1pm. http://owl.li/Ei4l30k7YQC #eliotschoolcraft #photography #digitalphotography #largescaleprinting #weekendworkshop

Join us this weekend at @GalateaFineArt for a talk with two of the three faculty artists on display as part of the "Attention to Detail" exhibit. Vicki Kocher Paret and Maggie Carberry Pasquan will be there Sunday starting at 3pm, to talk about their work and answer questions. Be sure to RSVP and let us know you're coming! http://owl.li/x6Um30k1XxO Photo by Gretchen Helene Photography #eliotschoolcraft #facultyexhibit #artisttalk #weekendevents

Go wild! Paint, print, stamp, cut, and collage your way to a vivid, multidimensional and totally unique art journal. Bring a blank journal to get started and we'll provide the rest. Sundays June 3rd & 10th, 10am-4pm. http://owl.li/av8k30jZjBx #eliotschoolcraft #artjournals #weekendclasses #mixedmedia

Thanks to everyone who came out last Friday for the opening reception of "Attention to Detail", a faculty art exhibit hosted by @GalateaFineArt and featuring work from our talented printmaking and paint faculty @maggie_carberry_pasquan, Sean Dunstan-Halliday and Vicki Kocher Paret. The exhibit will be on display until May 27th, and there will be an artist's talk on May 20th. http://owl.li/lkYU30jVR4b #eliotshchoolcraft #facultyexhibit #artexhibit #printmaking #painting

Claim some mental health time for yourself with Printmaking for Sanity. Learn the basics of monotype printmaking and find your zen in the repetitive process of gelatin printing. http://owl.li/NoZl30jOIVy #eliotschoolcraft #printmaking #monotype #gelatinprints #eveningclasses

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