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Connecting with Place: Cyanotype Workshop for Educators

Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shauna Caldwell, Poke, Yarrow and Violet.  Background: Goldenrod and witch hazel. All images are cyanotypes.

Location: Indoor classroom with social distancing / outdoor classroom on Appalachian State University campus.


Audience: K-12 Educators.


Materials: All materials needed for the sessions are provided by the TCVA.


Cost: This event is FREE; however registration is required. Space is very limited.

ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Appalachian is committed to providing an inclusive experience for individuals with disabilities. If accommodations are needed in order to fully participate on the basis of a disability contact the Office of Disability Resources (828.262.3056). It is recommended that accommodation requests be made two weeks prior to the event.

This workshop is part of the programming offered as part of An Appalachian Summer Festival.

Workshop participants will learn about historic and contemporary uses of the cyanotype printing process and will get hands-on experience with the process to utilize in their classrooms. After printing and developing their own cyanotype photographs, participants will experiment with toners made from regional plants to achieve a wide range of colorful photographs deeply rooted in place and ecological connection. 

CEU: 3 contact hours

An additional 2 contact hours is available for participating in the 35th Annual Rosen Sculpture Walk, on Saturday, July 10 at 10 am. For more information and to register: Rosen Sculpture Walk registration.

For questions about this workshop, please email Christy Chenausky, Director of Education and Outreach: chenauskyc@appstate.edu

About the Instructor

Shauna Caldwell is an artist from Boone, NC. She received BFAs in both studio art and art education. In addition to working as Assistant Director of Arts Education and Outreach for the Turchin Center for Visual Arts and the Office of Arts and Cultural Programs at App State, she is currently pursuing a MA in Appalachian Studies. Her roots in Appalachia and relationship with the environment shape her creative work. 

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Date:
Jul 9
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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