There are 4 species of blueberries growing around the Native Garden. The garden was designed around the existing berry plants.
UPCOMING WORKSHOP AT THE PRINT SHOP AUGUST 19 - 20!
Many of you will remember Jerushia Graham from her stay here in our Artist Residency at Ashantilly Press. We are excited that she has agreed to lead this incredible workshop:
BOOKBINDING 2-DAY INTENSIVE
During this intensive, participants will first learn how to create non-traditional custom book cloth. They will then bind a hardcover pamphlet book and a hardcover case bound flat back book. The workshop finishes with the creation of a clamshell box to house their two books. All skill levels welcome; No prior knowledge of bookbinding is necessary.
Printmaker, Book Artist, & Fiber Artist
Jerushia Graham is an Atlanta-based artist who exhibits both nationally and internationally. She earned an MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and BFA degrees in Fabric Design and Printmaking from the University of
Georgia in Athens. Graham is currently the Education Director for Atlanta Printmakers Studio. She also teaches for Kennesaw State University and the University of West Georgia.
Graham has developed arts programming for The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum, The African American Museum of Philadelphia, the Fabric Workshop & Museum, Spiral Q Puppet Theater and several Fulton County community arts centers. She has taught a variety of audiences, and consults on arts programming.
In 2016 she produced curatorial projects for the Zora Neale Hurston Museum in Eatonville, FL and The Hudgens Center for Art and Learning in Duluth, GA.
COST FOR THIS WORKSHOP: $250
Several Ashantilly Board members and other volunteers have reclaimed the garden! After years of neglect. some hardy souls fought the overgrowth and staked out viable land. Now used as a demonstration garden and for experimental practices, it is continuing to improve.