Saturday October 19 Sunday October 20 - Bluff Arts Festival

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Saturday October 19 Sunday October 20 - Bluff Arts Festival

Saturday October 19WorkshopsWillow Weaving with Kyle Bauman, Bluff Willow Weaver, at theRusticks Gallery from 9am to noon. Registration required (20participants) plus $40 materials fee due at class – go home withyour own weaving.Saturday Night GalaDessert Potluck, Silent Auction, and music from our own AnnaHart & Randy Bouchard at the Community Center. Speakersinclude Ann Philips, archeologist and leader of the team torecord the Upper Sand Island rock art and Don Simonis, localBLM archeologist. Joe Pachak, Bluff archeologist, artist and thediscoverer of the mammoth panel, will discuss the mammothpetroglyphs and the possible paleo panel at Upper Sand Island.fDessert Potluck and Silent Auction 6 – 7pmAnna and Randy Music 7pmMammoth Talk 7:30 – 9 pmArts Festival 2012 participant, Sam Bouchard.Festival Contact info:Willow Weaving workshop.Pumpkin Carving/Decorating with Amanda Bouchard, Bluffteacher and artist, from 10 am – noon at the Community Center.Pumpkins and carving tools provided. For all ages, but youngchildren will require adult supervision as tools are sharp. Noregistration required. fRiver Walk to the Mammoth Rock Art Panel with local BLMarcheologist Don Simonis from 9 am – noon at Sand Island.Registration required (25 participants). This is a repeat of theThursday morning program. aCooking Native Foods Join renowned Santa Fe chefs Lois EllenFrank and Walter Whitewater at the Cottonwood Steakhousefrom 12:30 – 3:30pm as they cook contemporary NativeAmerican foods using ancient techniques and ingredients with amodern twist. Registration required (12 participants). bSunday October 20WorkshopsPlein Air Painting with our 2013 featured artist Eileen Fjerstadat the Rusticks Gallery from 9am – noon. Work in any medium.Registration required (10 participants).San Juan River Float from the swinging bridge to the Ellen Meloymemorial sculpture from 1 – 6pm. Teens most welcome. Learnarchaeology from Jonathan Till, flora and fauna from TamaraDesrosiers and river history from Brandt Hart. Rafts and boatmen/women provided; personal craft welcome. Registration required(25 participants). start: i end: dGeneral: (435) 672-2253 (ask for Tina);Workshop Registration: (928) 856-1471 (ask for Marti)e-mail: info@bluffartsfestival.org; Web: bluffartsfestival.orgFestival Headquarters:Bluff Community Center, 190 N. 3 rd St. E, Bluff, UtahThe 2013 Bluff Arts Festival is sponsored by theBluff Arts Festival Committee, San Juan County EconomicDevelopment and Visitor Services, Utah Arts Council, UtahHumanities Council, Rocky Mountain Power and BusinessOwners of Bluff. A special thank you to The Desert Rose Inn,The Kokopelli Inn, Recapture Lodge, Cottonwood Steakhouse,Bluff City Grill and Twin Rocks Restaurant.“Winter on Comb” by Featured Artist Eileen Fjerstad.Trail of the Artists Gallery Walk(map locations - )from 1 – 5pm at locations throughout Bluff. For more detailson participating venues and artists visit bluffartsfestival.org.JR Lancaster in his CloudWatcher Gallery VI.Jonathan Till explaining prehistoric Bluff.Brochure design by Living Earth Studios, Bluff, Utah.


Indigenous Ceramics with Michael Peed, Bluff ceramic artist, atthe Community Center. Build and decorate a simple vessel or tile.Two-part workshop (you must attend both sessions). Part one:Thursday 9am – noon, Part two: Sunday 10am – noon.Registration required (10 participants). fFriday October 18WorkshopsWriting Workshop, “Between the Inner and Outer Wilderness:finding the portal”, with Brooke Williams, Salt Lake City author andenvironmentalist, at St. Christopher’s Mission from 9am – noon.Registration required (10 participants). hTrail of the Artists Gallery WalkFriday & Saturday, 1 - 5pmThis is your chance to meet Bluff area artists and see theirwork at galleries and venues throughout Bluff, includingArtworks Studio, Comb Ridge Coffee, Rusticks Gallery,CloudWatcher Gallery VII, Bluff Fort Co-op, Cow CanyonTrading Post and Twin Rocks Trading Post.2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTSFor more event detail and to register for workshops online, goto bluffartsfestival.org. If you would prefer to register by phonecall Marti at 928-856-1471. Check the festival table at theCommunity Center for updates during the festival. All eventsare free unless otherwise noted. a = event locationsThursday October 17Workshopsbluffartsfestival.orgThe 2013 Bluff Arts Festival’s featured artist, Eileen Fjerstad, isa plein-aire painter whose subjects range over the landscapesof the Four Corners area. Her work can be found at the RusticksGallery in Bluff or at sandandsnowstudio.com.Sculpture with Joe Pachak, Bluff artist. Make forms thatmagically represent sand water and stone when they areburned. In the field across from Recapture Lodge. Drop by onThursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday morning and participate inthe construction. All ages welcome; no registration required. eJoe Pachak during 2012 construction of mammoth sculpture.Indigenous Ceramics workshop with Michael Pead.River Walk to the Mammoth Rock Art Panel with local BLMarcheologist Don Simonis, from 9am – noon at Sand Island.Registration required (25 participants). aWater in the Garden with Timothy Duffield, Bluff landscapedesigner, sculptor and printmaker, from 1 – 3pm at Timothy’shome. Registration required (20 participants). gThe Honey Bee Dilemma with Dudley Beck, local beekeeper, from3:30 – 5pm at the Community Center. No registration required. fThursday NightStorytelling in the Dark - at the River behind Recapture Lodge7 – 9pm. Walk or take a hayride from Recapture Lodge. Navajodrum circle with Shar Redhorse, bonfire and surprise storytellers,followed by an open mic. Bring your folding chair and a story toshare. cSandstone Carving with Navajo artist Lindaphine Warren atthe Community Center from 9am – noon. Sandstone carvingdemonstration and a chance to paint and bring home your ownhorse carved by Linda. Registration required (10 participants)and $25 materials fee due at class. fTrail of the Artists Gallery Walkfrom 1 – 5pm at locations throughout Bluff. For more details onparticipating venues and artists visit bluffartsfestival.org.Friday NightBluff Film Festival from 7-10 pm at the Community Center.Enjoy three short local and regional films and participate ina Q & A session with the filmmakers. Silent auction preview.$5 admission includes refreshments – under 16 free.Tina Mion: Behind the Studio Door This documentary short filmoffers an unobstructed view of a unique artist who lives and worksin Winslow, Arizona. Director David Herzberg attended the UCLAFilm School and spent 29 years working in the field to learn hiscraft.Racing the Rez Navajo and Hopicross-country runners from two rivalhigh schools put it all on the line fortribal pride, triumph over personaladversity and state championshipglory. Documentary filmmaker BrianTruglio produced, directed and shotthe film in the rugged canyon landsof the Navajo and Hopi Reservationsof Northern Arizona.Sweets An unplanned pregnancy leaves Rosilind at a loss andkidnapping for answers. This is filmmaker Ellie Jepperson’s firstshort since graduating college and moving to Los Angeles. Shereturned home to the Southwest to shoot the film.Preview of Saturday Night’s Silent Auction items.(map locations - )f

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