BROAD STUDIOS
a female artist collective in austin, tx

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

BYOB + Candle Making Workshop
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

BYOB + Candle Making Workshop

$45

Taught by Jamie Mann of Wine and Wick

About The Class:

Guests will sip their favorite beverage and dance to the music as an expert chandler walks them through the candle making process. Guests will get to choose from 35+ fragrances to experiment with and will leave with their candle creation.

About the Instructor:

Hi, I'm Jamie and I'm excited to teach you the artisan craft of candle making. Find more information about me and Wine & Wick at www.wineandwick.co/about

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Paint Your Own Snake Pipe
Jul
21
12:00 PM12:00

Paint Your Own Snake Pipe

$55

12-1:30

Taught by Genna Williams!

About the Class:

You will be given a blank snake pipe and the opportunity to make it uniquely your own in this beginner-friendly workshop! Choose from a wide variety of underglazes (basically paint for ceramics) and paint your new slithering friend however you please. The pipes will then be dipped in a non-toxic clear glaze and fired to create a shiny, non-porous coating. Your piece will be ready for pickup the following weekend, along with a special treat (1g CBD Flower) from our friends at RESTART CBD! RESTART CBD is a women owned CBD wellness brand that features products ranging from sublingual tinctures, topicals, to CBD flower. You can shop them online at www.restartcbd.com and in person at 2521 Rutland Drive #150a (@ Burnet Rd.) in North Austin near the Domain.

Make sure to follow both @gennawilliams_ceramics and @restartcbd for daily updates!


*Please note that the pieces made during this workshop are intended for tobacco & CBD use only and attendees must be at least 18 years of age*

About the Instructor:

Genna Williams is a multidisciplinary designer who finds joy in making minimal, functional ceramics. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2014 with a degree in Furniture Design. After graduation, Genna moved to Austin and started building her very own ceramics studio as an escape from her hum-drum day job. She uses her extensive experience in home furnishings, lighting, and furniture to inspire her sleek ceramic forms.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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Ceramics 101: Make a Mug!
Jul
21
3:00 PM15:00

Ceramics 101: Make a Mug!

$48

3:00pm-5:00pm

Taught by Genna Williams!

About the Class:

Are you looking forward to cooler weather? Come make a mug and let's all channel those cool, crisp autumn afternoons together!

In this beginner-friendly workshop, you will learn the basics of hand building and create a beautiful, hand-crafted mug! Each piece will later be bisque fired, then glazed with a non-toxic clear glaze and ready for pickup 1-2 weeks after the workshop.

Other fun uses for a mug: frosty beverage holder, vessel for ice cream where your fingers don't get cold, plant pot - with handle, place to keep all that pesky spare change. The possibilities are ENDLESS!

Materials, snacks, and beverages provided. No previous ceramics experience required. Hope to see you all there!

About the Instructor:

Genna Williams is a multidisciplinary designer who finds joy in making minimal, functional ceramics. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2014 with a degree in Furniture Design. After graduation, Genna moved to Austin and started building her very own ceramics studio as an escape from her hum-drum day job. She uses her extensive experience in home furnishings, lighting, and furniture to inspire her sleek ceramic forms.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas
Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas

$48

Taught by Kara Pendl of KARACOTTA!

Do you love whiskey, espresso or tequila?

Are you curious about the wild world of ceramics? Do you want to gift someone the best house-warming present ever? If you're shouting "YES," the grab a spot in this beginner-friendly workshop! You can expect to quickly learn the basic fundamentals of ceramics and then we will start with a no-experience-needed pinch pot technique!  

Each person will make a set of four copitas, that can be used for whiskey, espresso, tequila or your beverage of choice. If time allows, you can also make a matching serving tray to go with your copitas. We will wrap up class by decorating and glazing our pieces through several technique options. 

To complete your pieces, Kara will kiln fire them and you will be able to pick them up from Broad Studios two-three weeks after class.

About Kara:

Kara Pendl is the Austin-based designer and artist behind Karacotta Ceramics, and a member of Broad Studios. She's a {mostly} self taught potter, with early instruction from a high school art class, a hobby exploration in 2011, and a lifetime of creative curiosity. Originally a Wisconsin native, Kara grew up exploring in the woods, adventuring in nature, and creating with organic materials - these experiences heavily influence the unique aesthetic and processes in the body of her work. When she's not blissfully covered in mud, you can find her out-and-about Austin, practicing handstands, reading in the sun, drinking coffee and chatting goals & strategy with other female entrepreneurs. Find more info at www.karacotta.com 

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Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas
Jul
17
7:00 PM19:00

Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas

$48

Taught by Kara Pendl of KARACOTTA!

Do you love whiskey, espresso or tequila?

Are you curious about the wild world of ceramics? Do you want to gift someone the best house-warming present ever? If you're shouting "YES," the grab a spot in this beginner-friendly workshop! You can expect to quickly learn the basic fundamentals of ceramics and then we will start with a no-experience-needed pinch pot technique!  

Each person will make a set of four copitas, that can be used for whiskey, espresso, tequila or your beverage of choice. If time allows, you can also make a matching serving tray to go with your copitas. We will wrap up class by decorating and glazing our pieces through several technique options. 

To complete your pieces, Kara will kiln fire them and you will be able to pick them up from Broad Studios two-three weeks after class.

About Kara:

Kara Pendl is the Austin-based designer and artist behind Karacotta Ceramics, and a member of Broad Studios. She's a {mostly} self taught potter, with early instruction from a high school art class, a hobby exploration in 2011, and a lifetime of creative curiosity. Originally a Wisconsin native, Kara grew up exploring in the woods, adventuring in nature, and creating with organic materials - these experiences heavily influence the unique aesthetic and processes in the body of her work. When she's not blissfully covered in mud, you can find her out-and-about Austin, practicing handstands, reading in the sun, drinking coffee and chatting goals & strategy with other female entrepreneurs. Find more info at www.karacotta.com 

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Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas
Jun
29
2:00 PM14:00

Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas

$48

Taught by Kara Pendl of KARACOTTA!

Do you love whiskey, espresso or tequila?

Are you curious about the wild world of ceramics? Do you want to gift someone the best house-warming present ever? If you're shouting "YES," the grab a spot in this beginner-friendly workshop! You can expect to quickly learn the basic fundamentals of ceramics and then we will start with a no-experience-needed pinch pot technique!  

Each person will make a set of four copitas, that can be used for whiskey, espresso, tequila or your beverage of choice. If time allows, you can also make a matching serving tray to go with your copitas. We will wrap up class by decorating and glazing our pieces through several technique options. 

To complete your pieces, Kara will kiln fire them and you will be able to pick them up from Broad Studios two-three weeks after class.

About Kara:

Kara Pendl is the Austin-based designer and artist behind Karacotta Ceramics, and a member of Broad Studios. She's a {mostly} self taught potter, with early instruction from a high school art class, a hobby exploration in 2011, and a lifetime of creative curiosity. Originally a Wisconsin native, Kara grew up exploring in the woods, adventuring in nature, and creating with organic materials - these experiences heavily influence the unique aesthetic and processes in the body of her work. When she's not blissfully covered in mud, you can find her out-and-about Austin, practicing handstands, reading in the sun, drinking coffee and chatting goals & strategy with other female entrepreneurs. Find more info at www.karacotta.com 

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Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas
Jun
29
11:30 AM11:30

Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas

$48

Taught by Kara Pendl of KARACOTTA!

Do you love whiskey, espresso or tequila?

Are you curious about the wild world of ceramics? Do you want to gift someone the best house-warming present ever? If you're shouting "YES," the grab a spot in this beginner-friendly workshop! You can expect to quickly learn the basic fundamentals of ceramics and then we will start with a no-experience-needed pinch pot technique!  

Each person will make a set of four copitas, that can be used for whiskey, espresso, tequila or your beverage of choice. If time allows, you can also make a matching serving tray to go with your copitas. We will wrap up class by decorating and glazing our pieces through several technique options. 

To complete your pieces, Kara will kiln fire them and you will be able to pick them up from Broad Studios two-three weeks after class.

About Kara:

Kara Pendl is the Austin-based designer and artist behind Karacotta Ceramics, and a member of Broad Studios. She's a {mostly} self taught potter, with early instruction from a high school art class, a hobby exploration in 2011, and a lifetime of creative curiosity. Originally a Wisconsin native, Kara grew up exploring in the woods, adventuring in nature, and creating with organic materials - these experiences heavily influence the unique aesthetic and processes in the body of her work. When she's not blissfully covered in mud, you can find her out-and-about Austin, practicing handstands, reading in the sun, drinking coffee and chatting goals & strategy with other female entrepreneurs. Find more info at www.karacotta.com 

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Sustainable Color: Natural Dyeing with Plants
Jun
23
1:00 PM13:00

Sustainable Color: Natural Dyeing with Plants

$115

Taught by Rachel Denbow of Smile and Wave!

Description

Learn to extract vibrant colors from plants while also creating a set of beautifully dyed market totes. You'll learn how to coax color without muting it and ensure a vibrantly dyed product with the use of mordants. Walk away with three totes you can use at the farmer's market or on your next trip to Barton Springs and experiment with more dye projects at home with your takeaway dye journal and kit!

About the Instructor

Rachel Denbow is a fiber artist and author that has been teaching workshops across the country for the last four years. When not weaving, she's hand-dyeing yarn to offer to other weavers, growing marigolds, and collecting avocado pits on the regular. She loves introducing creatives to the mysteries of color extraction!

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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Woven: In the Round
Jun
22
3:30 PM15:30

Woven: In the Round

$120

Taught by Rachel Denbow of Smile and Wave!

About The Class:

Round weavings present unique design challenges to even the most seasoned frame loom weaver but are a fun way to expand your weaving skills! In this workshop, students will learn to prepare their hoop, warp their hoop, practice plain weave, soumak, and rya knots, and finish off with wrapping their hoop.

We'll talk about the major differences between weaving on a hoop versus a rectangular loom such as composition, space adjustments between warp rows, and a few ways to experiment when they go home. Hoops and high quality fibers will be provided, as well as examples of past work. Students will also receive a .pdf of the workshop design to reference at home.

No prior weaving experience is necessary.

About the Instructor:

Rachel Denbow, author of DIY Woven Art, is a fiber artist and creative skills instructor. She has been teaching workshops across the country for the last four years and loves introducing her favorite mediums to other creatives!

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Beginner's Weaving
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Beginner's Weaving

$150

Taught by Rachel Denbow of Smile and Wave!

About the Class:

You'll get three hours of instruction and immediate feedback as you learn to warp your artisanal loom, plain weave, rya knots, soumak, how to avoid the dreaded hourglass shape, and how to achieve a variety of designs using the stitches taught in class.

Your purchase includes:

-one hardwood lap loom, handmade in the Ozarks
-one weaving sword
-one wooden needle
-one tapestry needle
-warp
-dowel
-tote bag
-a wide selection of natural fibers in color ways that work well together
-full color .pdf workbook to reference at home

About the Instructor

Rachel Denbow, author of DIY Woven Art, is a fiber artist and creative skills instructor. She has been teaching workshops across the country for the last four years and loves introducing her favorite mediums to other creatives!

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas
Jun
15
2:00 PM14:00

Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas

$48

Taught by Kara Pendl of KARACOTTA!

Do you love whiskey, espresso or tequila?

Are you curious about the wild world of ceramics? Do you want to gift someone the best house-warming present ever? If you're shouting "YES," the grab a spot in this beginner-friendly workshop! You can expect to quickly learn the basic fundamentals of ceramics and then we will start with a no-experience-needed pinch pot technique!  

Each person will make a set of four copitas, that can be used for whiskey, espresso, tequila or your beverage of choice. If time allows, you can also make a matching serving tray to go with your copitas. We will wrap up class by decorating and glazing our pieces through several technique options. 

To complete your pieces, Kara will kiln fire them and you will be able to pick them up from Broad Studios two-three weeks after class.

About Kara:

Kara Pendl is the Austin-based designer and artist behind Karacotta Ceramics, and a member of Broad Studios. She's a {mostly} self taught potter, with early instruction from a high school art class, a hobby exploration in 2011, and a lifetime of creative curiosity. Originally a Wisconsin native, Kara grew up exploring in the woods, adventuring in nature, and creating with organic materials - these experiences heavily influence the unique aesthetic and processes in the body of her work. When she's not blissfully covered in mud, you can find her out-and-about Austin, practicing handstands, reading in the sun, drinking coffee and chatting goals & strategy with other female entrepreneurs. Find more info at www.karacotta.com 

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Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas
Jun
15
11:30 AM11:30

Ceramics 101: Whiskey, Espresso & Tequila Copitas

$48

Taught by Kara Pendl of KARACOTTA!

Do you love whiskey, espresso or tequila?

Are you curious about the wild world of ceramics? Do you want to gift someone the best house-warming present ever? If you're shouting "YES," the grab a spot in this beginner-friendly workshop! You can expect to quickly learn the basic fundamentals of ceramics and then we will start with a no-experience-needed pinch pot technique!  

Each person will make a set of four copitas, that can be used for whiskey, espresso, tequila or your beverage of choice. If time allows, you can also make a matching serving tray to go with your copitas. We will wrap up class by decorating and glazing our pieces through several technique options. 

To complete your pieces, Kara will kiln fire them and you will be able to pick them up from Broad Studios two-three weeks after class.

About Kara:

Kara Pendl is the Austin-based designer and artist behind Karacotta Ceramics, and a member of Broad Studios. She's a {mostly} self taught potter, with early instruction from a high school art class, a hobby exploration in 2011, and a lifetime of creative curiosity. Originally a Wisconsin native, Kara grew up exploring in the woods, adventuring in nature, and creating with organic materials - these experiences heavily influence the unique aesthetic and processes in the body of her work. When she's not blissfully covered in mud, you can find her out-and-about Austin, practicing handstands, reading in the sun, drinking coffee and chatting goals & strategy with other female entrepreneurs. Find more info at www.karacotta.com 

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Intro to Gouache Painting
Jun
9
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Gouache Painting

Description:

Want to add another medium to your already awesome arsenal? Learn all about gouache paints: the glorious love child of watercolor and acrylic! In this workshop, you’ll learn what makes gouache so special, how to use it, and get some practice in on a design of your choosing. You’ll receive your very own set of gouache paints, brushes, and a palette to get you started, as well as two hours of instruction from a gouache-aficionado.

About the Instructor:

Whitney Batres is a visual artist who currently resides in Austin, Texas with her husband and their cat, Karen. In 2015, she graduated with a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin and stuck around for the people and the food. She loves thinking up new ways to combine her favorite mediums and materials, and draws inspiration from familial and cultural traditions of domestic craft.

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Erotic Plate Painting
Jun
8
5:00 PM17:00

Erotic Plate Painting

$55

Description:

Join Chicago located, Austin native, artist Leah Ball in an erotic art class. Using reference material from queer, feminist, and radical porn, erotica and Leah's own original artwork we will compose an original piece of erotic art and paint on handmade plates. During the workshop we will be discussing techniques to access our erotic, sensual, and creative selves. Each participant will paint their own plate and then they will be fired for a later pick-up!

About the Instructor:

Leah Ball is an artist, teacher, and community organizer whose work confronts the complex and politically charged intersections of sexuality, sensuality, pleasure, feminism and femininity across a range of mediums including poetry, ceramics and illustration. Currently she is hosting a series of erotic art workshops delving into the power of pleasure practices and erotic art in reimagining the world we are inhabiting and building. The plates we create together will outlive us, artifacts to document our erotic and powerful stories.

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Creative Cupcake Class
Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Creative Cupcake Class

$50

1 - 3pm

Taught by Honeysuckle Teatime!

About the Class:

Join honeysuckle for an interactive tea party that includes refreshments, cupcake decorating & complementary cocktails! Grab your gal pal & learn a new skill! Sara's Creative Cupcake Class will teach you how to make beautiful & gift-worthy creative cupcakes that are as amazing to look at as they are to eat! 

Leave with cupcakes to share with friends & goody bag filled with Sara's favorite sprinkles & toppings to make your own honeysuckle creation at home.

About the Instructor:

Chef & owner Sara Lauren Hinojosa worked in fine dining & art galleries in NYC before combining her love of food and art in her dessert creations at honeysuckle. She seeks to create desserts that are as surprising & fun to look at as they are to eat.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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MAKER BLOCK PARTY
Jun
1
6:00 PM18:00

MAKER BLOCK PARTY

  • 1023 Springdale Road Austin, TX, 78721 United States (map)
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Open Studio Night!

 Art. Female makers. And one helluva Saturday night!

Come hang out with the gals of Springdale General, Building 6. Our doors will be open on Saturday, June 1 from 6-9pm for browsing artist’s work, mingling with the community and free beverages, too!

 

Grab a friend and stroll through studios:

6B – The Paper + Craft Pantry

6C – Wolf Collective : Margot Wolf Jewelry, Davy Gray, Sister Wolf

6D – Broad Studios :  Emily Eisenhart, FIBROUS, Genna Williams Ceramics, Karacotta CeramicsSHE Ceramics, Silk Diaries

6F – Eliana Bernard, Settle Ceramics

 

Who doesn’t love a good block party? Follow the balloons and be sure to pop over to our neighbors at Co-Lab Projects and The Front Page Bar!

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Ceramics 101: Planters!
May
18
12:00 PM12:00

Ceramics 101: Planters!

$46

12:00-2:00pm

Taught by Genna Williams!



About the Class:

Are you ready for spring and looking for yet another reason to buy more plants? Have you seen Ghost and been dying to try pottery ever since? If your answer to one or both of the previous questions was yes, look no further! 

In this beginner-friendly workshop, you will learn the basics of hand building and create one medium or several small planters for all of the amazing plants you can't stop buying! Each piece will later be bisque fired, then glazed with a non-toxic clear glaze and ready for pickup 1-2 weeks after the workshop.

Materials, snacks, and beverages provided. No green thumb required. Hope to see you all there!

About the Instructor:

Genna Williams is a multidisciplinary designer who finds joy in making minimal, functional ceramics. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2014 with a degree in Furniture Design. After graduation, Genna moved to Austin and started building her very own ceramics studio as an escape from her hum-drum day job. She uses her extensive experience in home furnishings, lighting, and furniture to inspire her sleek ceramic forms.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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Private: Botanical Bundle Dyeing
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

Private: Botanical Bundle Dyeing

Taught by Kylee Barnard of Silk Diaries!

About The Class:

Learn how to extract natural color from assorted flowers, plants, fruits and tree barks to create your very own one-of-a-kind silk! In this workshop you'll learn the health benefits of silk fiber, the ins and outs of the botanical materials and their respective coloring, and how to bundle it all up with a mordant and steam it to seal the deal. The outcome will be a very organic, unique, and multi-colored print on a silk scarf. While the steaming takes place for two hours, attendees are welcome to leave and come pick up the bundled piece at the studio the next day.

About Kylee:

Kylee received a BFA in Graphic Design from SCAD, but when she accepted a visual design job at IBM after graduation, impostor syndrome was smothering her self-confidence, self-worth and passion. Recalling the comfort she felt from her silk trimmed blanket as a baby, she then utilized her passion for self-expression and color theory to create a brand of silk products that shine light on the issues women face in the workplace.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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DIY Ceramic Pipes
Apr
20
4:30 PM16:30

DIY Ceramic Pipes

$46

4:30-6:30pm

Taught by Genna Williams!

About the Class:

It's the most wonderful time of the yeaarr! That's right, let's 420 glaze it together in this ceramic pipe-making workshop hosted by Genna Williams! 

In this course, you will learn the basics of hand building and the fundamentals for a successful smoking device. You'll be able to make several small, or one larger piece that will be fired & glazed with a non-toxic clear glaze and ready for pickup 1-2 weeks after the workshop. Materials, munchies, and gentle words of encouragement will be provided.

Let's celebrate this joyous day by makin' pipes, makin' friends, and makin' Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg proud. Hope to see you cool cats there!


*Please note that the pieces made during this workshop are intended for tobacco use only and attendees must be at least 18 years of age*

About the Instructor:

Genna Williams is a multidisciplinary designer who finds joy in making minimal, functional ceramics. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2014 with a degree in Furniture Design. After graduation, Genna moved to Austin and started building her very own ceramics studio as an escape from her hum-drum day job. She uses her extensive experience in home furnishings, lighting, and furniture to inspire her sleek ceramic forms.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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Private: Botanical Bundle Dyeing
Apr
20
2:00 PM14:00

Private: Botanical Bundle Dyeing

Taught by Kylee Barnard of Silk Diaries!

About The Class:

Learn how to extract natural color from assorted flowers, plants, fruits and tree barks to create your very own one-of-a-kind silk! In this workshop you'll learn the health benefits of silk fiber, the ins and outs of the botanical materials and their respective coloring, and how to bundle it all up with a mordant and steam it to seal the deal. The outcome will be a very organic, unique, and multi-colored print on a silk scarf. While the steaming takes place for two hours, attendees are welcome to leave and come pick up the bundled piece at the studio the next day.

About Kylee:

Kylee received a BFA in Graphic Design from SCAD, but when she accepted a visual design job at IBM after graduation, impostor syndrome was smothering her self-confidence, self-worth and passion. Recalling the comfort she felt from her silk trimmed blanket as a baby, she then utilized her passion for self-expression and color theory to create a brand of silk products that shine light on the issues women face in the workplace.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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Ceramics 101: Planters!
Apr
7
11:00 AM11:00

Ceramics 101: Planters!

$46

11:00am-1:00pm

Taught by Genna Williams!

About the Class:

Are you ready for spring and looking for yet another reason to buy more plants? Have you seen Ghost and been dying to try pottery ever since? If your answer to one or both of the previous questions was yes, look no further! 

In this beginner-friendly workshop, you will learn the basics of hand building and create one medium or several small planters for all of the amazing plants you can't stop buying! Each piece will later be bisque fired, then glazed with a non-toxic clear glaze and ready for pickup 1-2 weeks after the workshop.

Materials, snacks, and beverages provided. No green thumb required. Hope to see you all there!

About the Instructor:

Genna Williams is a multidisciplinary designer who finds joy in making minimal, functional ceramics. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2014 with a degree in Furniture Design. After graduation, Genna moved to Austin and started building her very own ceramics studio as an escape from her hum-drum day job. She uses her extensive experience in home furnishings, lighting, and furniture to inspire her sleek ceramic forms.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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BXBS - Broads by Broad Studios
Mar
9
to Mar 10

BXBS - Broads by Broad Studios

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

South By Southwest (SXSW) is upon us, which calls for the inaugural year of BROADS BY BROAD STUDIOS aka BXBS!

Whether you’re hiding for all of SouthBy or you’re in the throes of planning your daily itinerary, come support your local broads! BXBS will take place on Saturday, March 9th from 12-5pm at Broad Studios at Springdale General. We will be spotlighting five of Broad Studios' resident artists as well as a curated selection of 16 additional Broads we love for a fun, handmade shoppable experience. Join us!

In addition to our vendors, we’ll be serving drinks at the inside bar, Gati by Thai Fresh food truck on site as well as activations by Sound Sight Tarot, DJ Cassandra, and a green screen photo booth by Jelly Booth LLC. This will be a stop you won't want to miss!


SPONSORS

Please tip your bartenders


  • Dulce Vida Tequila

  • Thirsty Planet Brewery

  • Austin Eastciders

  • Richard’s Rainwater

  • Chameleon Cold Brew


VENDORS


Residents

Guests

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Intro to Weaving a Wall Hanging
Mar
2
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Weaving a Wall Hanging

$100

1-4 pm

Taught by Ellen Bruxvoort of FIBROUS!

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 10 minutes after we begin.

Drinks & snacks included.
Doors open 10 minutes prior to the start of the class and close 10 minutes after we begin.

About the Class:

In this workshop, we will create a unique woven wall hanging from start to finish. This is a great introduction to weaving, as we will be working on a 7x8" loom and your entire piece can typically be finished in one sitting. All materials are included, however you can bring your own yarn if you have something specific you'd like to use. We'll walk through all the basics of how to weave with examples of different stitches, adding fringe, and attaching a dowel. This project has unlimited possibilities for customization, it's great for gifts, and requires no prior experience with weaving.

At the end of the class, all students will leave with their finished piece of art and all contents of the kit (including written instructions) to continue the fun at home!

Materials included in the kit:
1 wooden 6 dent loom (measures 7x8 inches)
1 skein of cotton warp thread
1 wooden shed stick
1 wooden stick shuttle
1 pair of scissors (TSA Approved!)
1 tapestry needle
1 wooden needle
1 tapestry beater
1 illustrated instructional zine
1 FIBROUS project bag

About the Instructor:

Ellen studied graphic design and advertising at Austin Community College and the University of Texas at Austin, but ultimately left school in 2014 to work on an organic produce farm in Hawaii. When Ellen returned from the farm later that year, she turned to weaving as a new creative outlet and pursued it for 3 years before making it her full-time job. Today, Ellen works with mostly wool, cotton, linen, hemp, and copper to create wall art, functional goods and fiber jewelry for shops and individuals all around the world. View more of her work at www.fibrousatx.com or @ellenbruxvoort on Instagram.

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Multimedia Collage
Feb
23
1:00 PM13:00

Multimedia Collage

$50

1:00–4:00pm

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

Taught by Mycah Higley of Art By Mycah!

About the Class:

Students will learn the basics of paper dyeing, gelli-plate printing, and collage. I encourage everyone to bring any plant, paper, or cloth material to use the texture in the collage! We will layer all of these processes on multiple pieces of paper until the desired result is achieved. Students will take home at least 3-5 finished, post card sized monotypes.

About the Instructor:

Mycah is an abstract artist from the OKC area. She is primarily a painter, but dabbles in printmaking and other on paper processes. Art is her means of understanding social surroundings. Check out her recent work on Instagram or Facebook @artbymycah!

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Beginning Wire Wrapping
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

Beginning Wire Wrapping

$40

1:00–2:30 pm

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

Taught by Marlena Jarjoura!

About the Class:

Come and learn the ancient technique of wire-wrapped jewelry!

In this class, Marlena will teach the basic beginnings of wire wrapping. Learn what type of wire and tools are used, how to create a frame to hold stones, and go home with your own wire wrapped crystal necklace, made by you! She will provide wire, tools, and the first crystal but you're encouraged to bring other stones from home, to wrap if there's extra time!

Marlena will have affordable kits available for purchase if you'd like to continue practicing at home.

Drinks and snacks provided.

About the Instructor:

Marlena is an artist who has been making jewelry since 2014. She lives and works in her off-grid home in the Texas hill country, surrounded by open air and plenty of inspiration! You can find her on Instagram @marlenajarjoura or at www.marlenajarjoura.com.

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Intro to Sewing
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Sewing

$65

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

Taught by Vanessa Villalva of Ronkita Custom Sewing and Design!

About the Class:

If you're curious about sewing or just want to have a good time making something for yourself, this is the class for you. In this beginner-friendly workshop you'll get hands-on experience with a sewing machine and learn to sew a project of your choice. At the start of the workshop, you'll select one of the projects to make and take home with you - small tote bag, drink cozy, clutch handbag, or drink coasters. Sewing machines and a variety of fabrics are provided so you don't need to bring anything.

About the Instructor:

Vanessa is a full-time seamstress and experienced teacher. She has a wide range of sewing programs for adults and kids of all experience levels to learn to sew. (www.ronkita.biz/Learn) Vanessa also specializes in custom sewing, working with clients on projects that include clothing, decor, items for pets, fabric, branded products, and events. (www.ronkita.biz/Custom)

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Paper Marbling Postcards
Jan
26
2:00 PM14:00

Paper Marbling Postcards

$35 for one
$60 for two

2-4 pm

Taught by Ellyn Rivers of blue.child!

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

About the Class:

In this workshop you will learn the ancient process of paper marbling by making a set of 5 postcards to take home (more if we have time!). You will learn some marbling techniques used by the masters and then be free to experiment and play on your own.

All the materials will be included, and you’ll leave with a handmade set of postcards and instructions so you can continue marbling at home.

About the Instructor:

Ellyn is a queer artist and educator from Elgin, TX. She makes one-of-a-kind marbled paper earrings, journals, and other paper goods. She believes that art is a powerful way to better understand ourselves, build community, deepen our understandings of social issues, and empower youth to make change. Though she has worked in many different mediums, paper marbling has captured her heart with its therapeutic nature, rich history, and for the joy it brings to people when they make a piece for the first time. You can find her work on Instagram @blue.child

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DIY Ceramic Pipes
Jan
19
2:00 PM14:00

DIY Ceramic Pipes

$54

2-4 pm

Taught by Genna Williams!

About the Class:

Have you ever wanted to smoke out of a pipe that looked just like your favorite flower, that three-legged dog who lives on your street, or your grandpa Joe's beautiful, wrinkled face? Let me help you make your pipe dreams a reality!

In this introductory workshop, you will learn the basics of hand building and the fundamentals for a successful smoking device. You will be provided with all of the materials, munchies, and words of encouragement you will need to make several small pieces of smokeable art. Your pipes will be fired and glazed with a non-toxic clear glaze and ready for pickup 1-2 weeks after the workshop.

*Please note that the pieces made during this workshop are intended for tobacco use only and attendees must be at least 18 years of age*

About the Instructor:

Genna Williams is a multidisciplinary designer who finds joy in making minimal, functional ceramics. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2014 with a degree in Furniture Design. After graduation, Genna moved to Austin and started building her very own ceramics studio as an escape from her hum-drum day job. She uses her extensive experience in home furnishings, lighting, and furniture to inspire her sleek ceramic forms.

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

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Watercolor Screen Printing
Jan
12
5:00 PM17:00

Watercolor Screen Printing

$75

Two time slots available!

1:00–4:00pm and 5:00–8:00pm

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

Taught by Virginia Sitzes!

About the Class:

During this workshop participants will create multicolored images by putting a twist on traditional printmaking methods! Students will substitute printmaking ink for watercolor palettes mixed with transparent base. This process allows for a free-flowing playful environment which is great for beginners and experienced printers alike. If you've ever been interested in the process of screen printing but haven't had the time or materials to go for it, this workshop is for you.

All tools and materials are provided. Participants are also welcome to bring any fabric that they would like to print such as t-shirts, aprons, pillowcases, or tote bags. Attendees will leave with a basic knowledge of screen printing that can be recreated at home, and several of their own printed designs.

About the Instructor:

Virginia Sitzes received her BFA from the University of Oklahoma in 2017 and co-founded Art Group OKC. She currently resides in OKC where she is a practicing professional artist. Sitzes' work is process intensive. Through printmaking and painting she gives in to intuition and the natural effects of chemistry on paper. Sitzes finds relief in being consumed by the moment, and visually solves her questions. Sitzes creates paintings, prints, and merchandise that can be found and purchased online through her website. Her work reflects internal thoughts and processes, as well as fun and beauty that she finds throughout the world. See more work at virginiasitzes.com

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One for me, One for you: Silk botanical dyeing
Dec
16
2:00 PM14:00

One for me, One for you: Silk botanical dyeing

$70

DRINKS & SNACKS PROVIDED.
DOORS OPEN 10 MINUTES BEFORE THE WORKSHOP AND CLOSE 15 MINUTES AFTER WE BEGIN.

TAUGHT BY KYLEE BARNARD OF SILK DIARIES!

About the Class:

Experience the natural extraction of color from assorted flowers, plants, fruits and tree barks to create TWO (!!) one-of-a-kind silk neck scarves! This workshop will show you how to get a symmetric imprint on two scarves so you can give one to your mom, your bestie, or your dog for the holidays. You'll learn about the amazing benefits of silk fiber, the ins and outs of the botanical materials and their respective coloring, and how to bundle it all up with a mordant and steam it to seal the deal. The outcome will be a wide array of organic, unique, and multi-colored prints. While the steaming takes place for two hours, attendees are welcome to leave and come pick up the bundled piece at the studio the following day.

About the instructor:

Kylee received a BFA in Graphic Design from SCAD, but when she accepted a visual design job at IBM after graduation, imposter syndrome was smothering her self-confidence, self-worth and passion. Recalling the comfort she felt from her silk trimmed blanket as a baby, she then utilized her passion for self-expression, color theory, and nature to create a brand of silk products that shine light on the issues women face in the workplace.www.silkdiaries.co


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Ugly Sweater Cookie Decorating
Dec
8
1:00 PM13:00

Ugly Sweater Cookie Decorating

$75

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.

Taught by Mindy Sepeti of Mindy's Bakeshop!

About the Class:

Kick off the holiday season in style and join us for the sweetest ugly sweater party ever! Mindy will take students step by step through the process of decorating sugar cookies with royal icing, no experience necessary. They'll learn how to outline, flood, and detail cookies using multiple techniques and materials. Each student will leave with a box of 10 decorated cookies, a packet with Mindy's favorite sugar cookie and royal icing recipes so you can recreate everything at home, and a list of favorite tools that will help you achieve professional results every time.

About the Instructor:

Mindy Sepeti is one half of Mindy's Bakeshop, a home-based bakery specializing in custom cakes and decorated cookies that taste as good as they look! Together, her and her husband strive to create nothing but the very best for their clients. They spend their days in the kitchen, covered in flour, singing Michael McDonald songs and they wouldn't have it any other way!

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East Austin Studio Tour x Broad Studios - Weekend 2
Nov
17
to Nov 18

East Austin Studio Tour x Broad Studios - Weekend 2

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Big Medium's East Austin Studio Tour (EAST) is a free, annual, self-guided experience spanning across the second and third weekends in November. The tour provides a unique opportunity for visitors to view and purchase art, meet the artist, and see where the work was made. With thousands of attendees from all over the world, EAST will open to the public this November 10-11 & 17-18 from 11am-6pm and Broad Studios will join the tour as a collective for our first time!

In addition to our 6 resident artists, Broad Studios will be hosting a total of 15 additional artists with different artists each weekend, which means this will be a stop you won't want to miss.

Sponsored by Thirsty Planet Brewery, Tito’s Vodka, and Chameleon Cold Brew.


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East Austin Studio Tour x Broad Studios - Weekend 1
Nov
10
to Nov 11

East Austin Studio Tour x Broad Studios - Weekend 1

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Big Medium's East Austin Studio Tour (EAST) is a free, annual, self-guided experience spanning across the second and third weekends in November. The tour provides a unique opportunity for visitors to view and purchase art, meet the artist, and see where the work was made. With thousands of attendees from all over the world, EAST will open to the public this November 10-11 & 17-18 from 11am-6pm and Broad Studios will join the tour as a collective for our first time!

In addition to our 6 resident artists, Broad Studios will be hosting a total of 15 additional artists with different artists each weekend, which means this will be a stop you won't want to miss.

Sponsored by Thirsty Planet Brewery, Tito’s Vodka, and Chameleon Cold Brew.


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Austin Design Week: Studio Tour
Nov
9
4:00 PM16:00

Austin Design Week: Studio Tour

Broad Studios: Art Collective Studio Tour

NOVEMBER 9, 2018 4PM - 6PM

An exclusive East Austin Studio Tour preview of our studio space: see our production practices, speak with us about how we have opened doors in our respective mediums, and how we support one another in collaboration.

Complimentary drinks and snacks!

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