Jan 29 2012

Quilling Comes to the PFAA

Published by at 6:11 pm under Quilling News

My goodness this year is starting off with a bang.  I received a call from Jackie Hill, Vice President of the Paulding Fine Arts Association, asking if I would come to their January meeting and give a presentation on the Art of Quilling.  You can imagine my surprise since I am not a member of this fine organization, but of course I quickly said yes.

 

The Paulding Fine Arts Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization created in 1982 to provide the citizens of Paulding County, Georgia with opportunities to experience the arts on all levels through observation, education and participation.  They have a wonderful new Fine Arts Gallery located in the historic downtown area of Dallas, Georgia.
 PFAA presentation

Since there was a large turnout, I was not able to do a hands-on mini class, but instead gave an informational talk on the history of quilling, the basic tools needed to get started, and additional resources readily available.  I received a special request to demonstrate how to make simple coils with just my fingers, and followed it up with a demonstration of the needle and slotted quilling tools. 

 

I brought a variety of quilling samples to show the group and was so pleased at the interest shown in this art form.  We had a lively question and answer session at the end of the presentation.  I even had one art teacher indicate that she was interested in teaching quilling to her young students. 

 

I had a wonderful time, met some really talented fellow artists, and learned more about a great art association.  I would like to thank the Paulding Fine Arts Association for their warm hospitality and the opportunity to share the art that I love with their members.

 

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2 Responses to “Quilling Comes to the PFAA”

  1. Antonellaon 01 Feb 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Congratulations to you!!! That is fantastic!!! Talking about quilling to such a large group! Good for you! Were you nervous? I would be afraid I wouldn’t have an answer – lol
    Hugs, antonella 🙂

  2. Lisa Mon 07 Feb 2012 at 7:14 pm

    Sounds like you had a great time. What fun to have more people show up and hear and watch you.
    Congrats!

    Lisa

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