Brookfield Craft Center Hosts Open Studio Day June 28

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The Brookfield Craft Center announced an Open Studio Day slated for
Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the center, located at 286 Whisconier Rd, Brookfield, just east of the Four Corners.

The schedule of activities and events is as follows:

Artist  Demos  11:00  -­‐  1:30

Studios  will  be  open  and  artists  will  be  demonstrating  their  handcraft  techniques.  Don’t  miss  the  opportunity  to  tour  our  beautiful  campus,  see  artisans  at  work  and  meet  our  talented  instructors.  We  will  also  offer  a  demonstration  of  3D  Printing!

Gallery  Exhibit  Opening  11:00  -­‐  1:30

“Traditions  Preserved”  This  exhibit  includes  the  work  from  all  of  our  children’s  summer  workshops  as  well  as  works  from  our  talented  faculty.

Sculpture  Unveiling  1:30

Come  celebrate  the  newest  addition  to  the  Brookfield  Craft  Center’s  collection  of  permanent  public  art!  Unveiling  at  the  Lynn  Tendler  Bigwell  Fiber  Studio.

What our Talented Artisans will be Demonstrating on June 28th


  • Christine Wilkinson will be working with a Rigid Heddle Loom
  • Kathy Van Duzee will be creating a Bargello Quilt
  • Cecilia Marshall will be demonstrating Silk Painting


  • Matthew Parkinson will be Blacksmithing
  • Chris Doherty will also be Blacksmithing


  • Jim Degen will be Turning Wood

Glass Studio

  • Suzanne Pisano will be creating Fused Glass Plates and bowls
  • Maureen Henriques will be crafting Lamp Glass Beads

River Room

  • Ken Rist will be demoing new technology at BCC – 3D Printing
  • Leslie Smith will be creating Plastic Tubing Sculptural Basketry


  • Erin DeLuca will be Silversmithing
  • Viola Galetta will be Beading
  • Lanette Berber will be demonstrating Metalsmith work


  • Our potters will be demonstrating Hand Building and Throwing

The Brookfield Craft Center is under new leadership as of 2013 after suspending operations twice in three years citing lack of revenue.  Brookfield Craft Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in 1954 “to teach and preserve the skills of fine craftsmanship and enable creativity and personal growth through craft education.”

For more information on class offerings and events, please click here.


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