September 2018 Classes & Events

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm | Free Event | Open to the Public

5 Year Birthday Bash ~ Open Studio Nights ~ Celebrate Artists

Friday | September 7th | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm | Free Event | Open to the Public

Chattanooga WorkSpace is celebrating their “5 Year Anniversary” on Friday, September 7th with a 5 Year Birthday Bash!

🎉 Come meet the artists/creatives that make WorkSpace their home. See firsthand their work and the collaboration that happens in every studio, in the hallways and in the WorkSpace and ArtSpace Galleries. Purchase local art, listen to live music, see live demos, meet local artists, meet friends, and hang out with some really cool people.

This is our biggest Open Studio Nights ever – we are turning FIVE 🎂🎈 and we have invited artists that have been a part of Chattanooga WorkSpace since 2013 to join us for our Birthday Bash as we celebrate our 5 year anniversary.

Alexa Lett with Alexa Lett – artsy designs is the featured artist in the WorkSpace Gallery. Mindy June Kelly is the featured artist on the 2nd floor in the ArtSpace Gallery.

Guest artists: Renel PlouffeSarah Olivo with The Dear FoxBrian BehmDanyelle Elisabeth WoodsVeniamin SlobodenkoAlex Nelson with Spun JewelryChristina Jezewski MeeksSoutherly Flower Farm will be in The ChatteryJulie Cates SimpsonGeorgia ErvinBird WhiteChristina ThongnopnuaJacquie Leavitt with Jacquie Leavitt-Artist and more TBA.

Hors-d’oeuvres served by Dish T’Pass Catering Co. and Mellow Mushroom.

You are invited to CELEBRATE with us 🎉 and enjoy music, purchase local art, watch live demos, and meet local artists. This is a free, family, friendly event 🎊🍕🎈

Beginner Kite Making

Wednesday | September 19th | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm | $25

Kite making is fun and easy! In this beginner class, you will learn to make basic diamond kite. We will then drive to Sculpture Fields to test our creations.

Supplies: All materials provided. You will supply the creative juices. Open to ages 12 and up.

Introduction to Zentangle

Thursday | September 20th | 6:00 pm – 7:30pm | $20

With Zentangle, anyone can create beautiful images from repetitive patterns—no artistic ability or training required! This method is easy to learn and easy to do. Zentangle provides a fun and lighthearted way to relax while intentionally facilitating a shift in focus and perspective.

Zentangle is

An intuitive art form
A creativity exercise
A focusing technique
A relaxing, meditative experience

Supplies: All supplies included.

Understanding Doulas

Saturday | September 22nd | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm | $15

Doulas help with birth and postpartum needs of families. According to the DONA International, doulas are trained professionals who provide continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible.

This class will be a question and answer style conversation for anyone who is curious about learning more about the birthing process. Whether you’re pregnant, thinking about pregnancy, or are just interested in the process of bringing life into the world, this class is for you.

Snacks provided!

Intro to Weaving: September

Saturday | September 22nd | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm | $55

Learn the basics of weaving on a simple frame loom. Beginner weaves and stitches will be covered, and you will create your very own woven wall hanging to take home. Love fiber art? This class is for you. Each participant will be supplied with a small tapestry loom (to keep), yarns, and all the necessary tools to create one wall hanging, which we may finish during the 3 hour workshop. Light snacks provided.
We’ll be saying goodbye to summer with a beachy (blues) or bohemian (pinks/neutrals) theme or for the final project.

Space is limited. 1 ticket=1 person

Embroidery 101

Monday | September 4th | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This course is designed to teach participants how to make their own basic embroidery hoop designs and learn four popular threading techniques. This will include an introduction to embroidery and all the possibilities!

Examples will be provided and demonstrated in the threading styles of running stitch, back stitch, satin stitch, and chain stitch. This class is hands-on with all materials included and ready to go. Participants will learn stitching styles, practice stitching, and leave with their first hoop creation and an understanding of how to go forward and embroider.

Jewelry Intensive: Perfect Rivets & a few Other Cold Connections

Tuesday | September 25th | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $75

In this 3 hour Jewelry Intensive we’ll explore those pesky rivets that never seem to turn out right and utiilize a method that yields a great rivet everytime. Plus we’ll discuss and try out a few other cold connection options . At the end of class, you’ll leave with at least 1 or 2 completed pieces and your own set of riveting tools and template.

All materials are provided in the cost of class.

Basic Nutrition for the Healthy Pet

Wednesday | September 26th | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm | $15

Do you feel like your pet is healthy?

Learn what your pet’s real nutritional requirements are and how their current diet compares. Get a veterinary overview of your pet’s biology to better understand their nutritional needs based on science and physiology so you can help them live a healthy, happy, holistic life. There will be time for questions and answers at the end of the session.

The teacher is donating the proceeds of the class to ChattaNeuter, a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Chattanooga.


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