2019 Conference Workshops

Free Workshops (included with Conference Registration)*
Complete Workshop List with Descriptions alt
Cancellations sometimes happen due to circumstances beyond our control. This schedule is subject to change without notice. 
*Please note some hands-on workshops may have a small ($5 or less) materials fee as noted in the workshop listing and program.

Friday Art After Dark Party/Art Making Event ($10 presale, $15 onsite)
On Friday evening NYSATA will hold an art making party. Participants will enjoy socializing as they solve a common problem, "Olympics of the Visual Arts-style” This is a ticketed event. Cost is $15 pp advanced ticket sale. A limited number of tickets will be available on site for $20 pp. Pre-service student tickets will be $10 presale and $15 onsite. Ticket includes all instructions and supplies and a beverage of your choice (2 sodas or 1 glass of wine or beer). There will be a cash bar available all evening. Casual, comfy "After Dark" clothing is recommended.
Friday 9-11 PM
$10 Presale, $15 Onsite (students $5 presale, $10 onsite)

  Friday and Saturday Extended Studio Workshops ($35 onsite sessions, date time/indicated in session description)

Gelli Arts Gel Printing

Create amazing monoprints using Gelli Arts gel printing plates and acrylic paints.  Whether you're looking for new methods in class or your own artwork, we will take things to the next level.  From beginners to veterans, this workshop is loaded with techniques for everyone to be successful! Come join the magic!
Veronica Kruger
Friday 10 AM-12:50 PM
Maximum Participants: 15
Fee: $35

What's The Hoopla?! Paint And Stitch On Fabric
Have you ever wanted to learn how to do simple embroidery stitches?  How about combining those with a painting on fabric? In this workshop, you will paint an object of choice and then learn how to embroider, embellish, and exemplify it with thread and needle! Bring your creativity and we will provide the fabric and hoopla!
Monica Schor
Friday 2-4:50 PM
Maximum Participants: 15
Fee: $35


Weier(s) A Little Different: Creative Intuitive Muses

Explore and create a whimsical muse reflective of your ideas, artistic talent, and personal style.  Using the inspiration of Deb Weiers, we’ll paint, collage, draw, and PLAY! We’ll leave with a multimedia experience for the artist within, a class project that can be adapted to any grade level, and resources that can be used to explore further.

Michelle Schroeder and Beth Atkinson
Saturday 10 AM-12:50 PM
Maximum Participants: 15
Fee: $35

Introduction To Encaustic

This workshop is ideal for the teacher who wants to learn the basic techniques as they pertain to the encaustic process. You will learn workable ways to bring this fascinating medium into the classroom and into your studio.

Kathryn Bevier, Enkaustikos
Saturday 2-4:50 PM
Maximum Participants: 12
Fee: $35

The Art Of Weaving

This is an Extended Studio hands on workshop during which the participants learn how to build a simple loom out of cardboard, thread the loom and weave a wall hanging using recycled materials.  The power point presentation covers a brief history of weaving and the color theory developed by The Kente Weavers in Africa. Weaving is an ancient art form and this workshop can be adapted to teach students of all ages.  Materials and vocabulary list are also included.

Lisa Kaplan
Saturday 2-4:50 PM
Maximum Participants: 15
Fee: $35


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