September 13-15, 2019
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
$260 Member/$290 Nonmember
Pique assiette mosaic is the craft of creating mosaic designs using broken shards of china and other found pieces and trinkets. In this workshop, participants will create their own one-of-a-kind mosaic floral designs in a wooden shadow box. The shadow box, as well as some china and trinkets, glue refills, grout, and basic cutting tools will be provided.
Elinor Katz began her formal training at the High School of Music and Art in New York City. She then received a BA at the University of Vermont and went on to do graduate work at New York University, Westchester County Community College, a Hunter College, and The New School. She also studied at the Taos Institute of Art in New Mexico.bFor 22 years, Elinor taught art in Westchester County, NY public schools, including in a Yonkers NY public school museum magnet program that collaborated with New York City area art museums.
In the 90s, she taught herself pique assiette, the art of creating mosaic designs with pieces of broken china on almost any surface–walls, sculptures, vintage furniture, frame, lamps, jewelry. She often embellishes these works with a variety of painting techniques. For the past 16 years, she has lived and worked in Jamaica, VT, and her mosaics have been exhibited and sold in various Vermont galleries and craft shows, including: the Artists Guild of Manchester, Vermont Artisan Designs in Brattleboro, The Vault in Springfield, The Market Arts Studio in Londonderry, and the Bennington Museum.