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CONCRETE BOARD BASICS

By Josh on Oct 09, 2014

CONCRETE BOARD BASICSWhen: Tuesday, October 28th 6:30- 9:30pm
Cost: $125 all materials included
Class meets for one night

This one night class will help you create concrete board panels that are ready to hang – you just need to mosaic them! Students will:

have an overview of the different concrete boards and their uses
cut and prep Hardibacker board and Wedi board, insert concrete board in a frame, prep the edges of raw concrete board and learn different ways to apply hangers.
leave with three panels – a Hardibacker board, a framed concrete board and  Wedi board.

Location:
All classes take place in my studio in the Northrup King Building, home to over 100 artists in Northeast Minneapolis.

To reserve your spot:
Contact Sheryl at 612-423-9197, Visa and MC accepted.
www.sheryltuorila.com

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9th ANNUAL NORTHWEST HANDMADE TILE FESTIVAL 2014

By Josh on Sep 01, 2014

9th ANNUAL NORTHWEST HANDMADE TILE FESTIVAL 2014 Sponsored by Artisan Tile NW and UW Botanical Gardens
Saturday, November 1st (10-5 PM), Sunday, November 2nd (11-3 PM) The HANDMADE TILE FESTIVAL brings together tile artists, collectors, designers, architects 
and the general public. Located at the Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
www.artisantilenw.org/annual-festival

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Beginner Mosaic Class November 1st

By Josh on Aug 31, 2014

Mercury Mosaics Class 10:30am-1:30pm
Where
Mercury Mosaics 
681 17th Ave NE
Suite 160
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Click here to register

Dig through piles of tiles and learn to create a mosaic by designing, assembling and grouting a custom 10”x 10” mirror or 8”x15” wall panel for your home. All materials are included in the class, so throw on a pair of jeans and get ready to tile!

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Beginner Mosaic Class October 25th

By Josh on Aug 30, 2014

Mercury Mosaics Class 10:30am-1:30pm
Where
Mercury Mosaics 
681 17th Ave NE
Suite 160
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Click here to register

Dig through piles of tiles and learn to create a mosaic by designing, assembling and grouting a custom 10”x 10” mirror or 8”x15” wall panel for your home. All materials are included in the class, so throw on a pair of jeans and get ready to tile!

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AGATE LANDSCAPE WEEKEND WORKSHOP

By Josh on Aug 29, 2014

2014  - Saturday, November 22nd  10am-4pm  &   Sunday, November 23rd   noon – 3pm
$150 includes all materials
Class meets for two sessions

Create a gorgeous 9 x 11” Glass on Glass window hanging featuring a Brazilian Agate. This technique is similar to stained glass, but even better – more dynamic and much easier! Includes an overview of materials and resources.  Cost includes all materials and students leave with a finished piece ready to hang!

All classes take place in my studio in the Northrup King Building, home to over 100 artists in Northeast Minneapolis. Small class sizes ensure a relaxed, fun, no pressure atmosphere for students to explore and develop their own individual creativity.

To reserve your spot in class contact Sheryl at 612-423-9197, Visa and MC accepted.
www.sheryltourila.com

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Sculpture Class - Create your own Mosaic form

By Josh on Aug 27, 2014

Mosaic on a Stick
4 Saturdays, October 25, November 1, 8 and 15 
10:30am – 1:00pm
10:30am - 1:00pm
Cost:$245
Level: Beginner or Intermediate
Instructor: Lori Greene www.greenemosaic.com 
1564 Lafond Avenue
St. Paul , MN 55104
info@mosaiconastick.com
phone: (651) 645-6600

Students will create their own sculpture to mosaic using wire mesh, Styrofoam, and cement suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Students will learn the following: design, construction, and preparing the surface for mosaic. (The class fee includes basic sculpture supplies, but not the mosaic supplies.) We will be working with wire and cement, so bring heavy-duty work gloves and plan on getting messy! Please note: there is a project size limit. Please talk to Lori with questions as you plan your project. 

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Handmade Tile Association November 2013 Newsletter

By Josh on Oct 01, 2013

Click here to read Handmade Tile Association November 2013 Newsletter

In this issue
​Last meeting of the year recap
MN Original Features HTA Artists

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Minnesota Tile Festival recap 2013

By Josh on Oct 01, 2013

Click here to read the Minnesota Tile Festival recap 2013

In this issue
​Thanks to our Volunteers and Committee
Results of all data collected
Pictures of the day
Next Meeting October 16th

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Spotlight on Artists of the Handmade Tile Association January 2014

By Josh on Oct 01, 2013

Spotlight on Artists January 2014 This month B.A. Schmidt, Mosaic Tileworks, Bon Ton Designs are featured from around the country with images of their work and articles on thier newest work and behind the scenes info on how they create their tile work.  Click here to read and see their work.

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Spotlight on Artists of the Handmade Tile Association September 2013

By Josh on Sep 15, 2013

Click here to read the Spotlight on Artists of the Handmade Tile Association September 2013

Featuring
Dean Tile & Design
Elfstone Studio
Stephanie Kazrowski

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Handmade Tile Association September 2013 Newsletter

By Josh on Sep 01, 2013

Click here to read the Handmade Tile Association September 2013 Newsletter

The 12th Annual Minnesota Tile Festival is almost here!
Volunteers Needed
You are invited! Tile Artist Public Art Dedication

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Spotlight on Artists of the Handmade Tile Association August 2013

By Josh on Aug 15, 2013

Click here to read the Spotlight on Artists of the Handmade Tile Association August 2013

Featured
Mercury Mosaics
North Prairie Tileworks
Weaver Tile

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Handmade Tile Association August 2013 Newsletter

By Josh on Aug 01, 2013

Click here to read the Handmade Tile Association August 2013 Newsletter

The past month has been a very turbulent month of stress and worry about the status of the MN Tile Festival

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Spotlight on Artists of the Handmade Tile Association July 2013

By Josh on Jul 15, 2013

Click here to read the July Spotlight on Artists

Read about
Suzanne Crane Fine Stoneware
Untapped Resources
Stone Hollow Tile

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Handmade Tile Association July 2013 Newsletter

By Josh on Jul 01, 2013

Click Here to read the Handmade Tile Association July 2013 Newsletter

Tile artists and Fashion Artists Play Date
Artists who have Registered for the MN Tile Festival
​Midwest Home & Holiday Show Opportunity

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Spotlight on Artists of the Handmade Tile Association June 2013

By Josh on Jun 01, 2013

Click here to read the June Spotlight on Artists
Deb LeAir
Pasadena Craftsman Tile
Clay Squared to Infinity

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Handmade Tile Association June 2013 Newsletter

By Josh on Jun 01, 2013

Click here to read the newsletter
Read about
Tile artists and Fashion Artists Unite
HTA artist wins Monrovia Gold Line Station
Roosevelt Library Chooses Handmade Tile Association Artist Sheryl Tuorila

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