Upcoming Workshops

A rich experience awaits the everyday artist who seeks a break from the stresses of life. When life so easily entangles our soul and steals the joy right out of our days we need a place to rest. Art classes, taught by national teaching artists, give our students a safe place to express themselves visually. Whether this is your first time, or you’re a seasoned artist who desires to refine your skills, our workshops offer a variety of options to allow your creative spirit to soar.

If there are prerequisites for classes or experience needed, the workshop description will clearly tell you. Otherwise, if you are interested, dive in! You can do it! Our talented instructors are thrilled to teach beginners and experienced “everyday artists” alike!

We are beyond thrilled that Rae will be teaching at Ephemera Paducah in 2021! On your Marks, Get Set, PLAY!


Rae Missigman
Rae Missigman, mixed media artist and instructor, is known for her vivid colors, intricate layering, and signature repetitive art marks. As an instructor, Rae strongly encourages all artists to trust themselves to fearlessly do what they love. She champions a bold voice, continuing education, and finding inspiration in the everyday.
  • Rae Missigman Day 1
    September 10, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Rae Missigman Day 2
    September 11, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Rae Missigman Day 3
    September 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

If men had wings and bore black feathers, few of them would be clever enough to be crows.
–Henry Ward Beecher
Join us as we create these clever creatures for a weekend of stitching with Ann Wood!


Ann Wood
Ann Wood enjoys using unassuming materials, cardboard, paper and other discarded things. Practicality appeals to her and she loves the idea of giving the humblest and most common materials and tired, dispirited and faded things new importance and meaning.
  • Day 1 - Needle Book
    September 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Day 2 - Edwardian Bird
    September 25, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Day 3 - Edwardian Bird
    September 26, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mary Beth Shaw swore off Art Journaling for many years until 2013 when she suddenly had little time to make her own artwork. She started slowly but then found great solace in her journal. Today she teaches many types of workshops, but her heart swells when sharing journal techniques.


Mary Beth Shaw
The founder and original StencilGirl! This creative lady is an inspirational dynamo!
  • Spontaneous Intent - Day 1
    October 22, 2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Spontaneous Intent - Day 2
    October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Spontaneous Intent - Day 3
    October 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrate Halloween with some eerie embroidery and startling stitching with designer and maker Robert Mahar’s using his non-traditional freeform samplers.


Robert Mahar
  • Anatomical Embroidery
    October 29, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Embroidering on Photographic Images
    October 29, 2021
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Sugar Skulls
    October 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Rescheduled for 2021 – Join us! Spend 1, 2 or all 3 days with Leslie Marsh creating a gorgeous planner for 2021 and/or a sweet, sweet, sweet pincushion.


Leslie Marsh
Leslie Marsh is a book and fiber artist and instructor living in coastal North Carolina with the man of her dreams and their dog. Her work has appeared in several books and national magazines and is held in private collections around the world.
  • Wanderlust - Day 1
    November 12, 2021
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wanderlust - Day 2
    November 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sweetheart Pincushion
    November 14, 2021
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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