The time spent was marvelous and a video is available here to see what Scrap is all about and how our members had fun creating.
April 2023 Newsletter
Celebrating IS Day Saturday April 29th, 2023, you are invited to join other PNWS Members crafting Wearable Art at SCRAP (1736 SW Alder street, Portland). We’ll bring our creations out to several locations in downtown after using the classroom/workspace at SCRAP between 4:30 and 6:30 pm.
You are encouraged to bring a plan, or a work-in-progress, to complete during our time at Scrap. There will be plenty of cheap and quirky art materials available. RSVP Bob Deasy <firstname.lastname@example.org> or Andy Kennedy <email@example.com> Let us know if you have questions about the event.
A likely follow up to IS Day could be a trip together to Gathering of the Guilds on Sunday the 30th, and certainly the PNWS Member meeting studio tour/potluck at Julian Voss-Andreae’s that evening at 7pm.
Meet up – Swap – Sell – Eat Cookies
In April we will be meeting at Carole Murphy’s studio space on April 8th and the address is:
4495 SE Aldercrest Road Milwaukie, OR, 97222
Plan to arrive around three o’clock – 3P – plan to be finished NLT seven.
Bring your favorite cookies to share as we share experiences, catch up and talk about be prepared to swap/sell/barter so bring things to trade or sell that others might use to create new conversations.
Also note that there is space you check out to rent for classes, and events so come visit to scope out the space.
For our out-of-towners here are the meeting details:
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A rare guided tour of the Sculpture Forest by the park’s founder, in celebration of International Sculpture Day. Join us on Saturday April 29th at 1:00pm. No reservation needed and free to participate. Come dressed for the weather and prepared to walk the art-filled forest trails. Bring your curiosity and questions.
On Wednesday, March 15th at 10 AM and 7 PM I’ll be hosting a Microsoft teams meeting.
In this meeting I will showcase how Microsoft teams works and answer any questions you may have about this new application which is replacing zoom.
Prior to this day you can visit these sources for training and details on Microsoft teams.
Below is the basic format of the meeting invitation.
You can join via the web of by downloading the application using the link below.
Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer, mobile app or room device