Hand-Tinted Photography Workshop offered

by May 12, 2010NEWS ka-no-he-da0 comments

Source:  Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Shan Goshorn, internationally recognized American Indian artist, will offer a workshop on Saturday, May 22 from 1- 4 pm at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, N.C.  A limited number of participants will learn how to hand tint black and white photographs with photo oils.  The workshop will be held in the new Education and Research Center of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian on Highway 441 north and Drama Road.

Goshorn, an EBCI tribal member, has exhibited her work extensively across the United States and Canada and in exhibitions in China, France, Africa, England, Italy and Sweden. One of her favorite media is hand-tinted black and white photography. “I am really pleased to be able to offer this workshop in my home community,” she said. 

Her work hangs in major collections including The National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Institute of American Indian Arts, Department of the Interior, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, International Plaza, St Francis Heart Center. See her work at www.shangoshorn.com.

The workshop is open to the public.  Cost is $50 plus a materials fee of $15.  All supplies will be provided, including two black and white photographs.  Discounts are available for members of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian and enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  To register for the workshop, visit the Museum Store or call 828 497-3481. 

Participants will be registered in the order that they pay their fees. Class size is limited to twenty. No refunds will be made after May 21 unless the workshop is cancelled. 

Goshorn will also give a free talk and exhibit of her work on Sunday May 23 at 2 pm at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian.  Her work, in a variety of media, addresses contemporary American Indian and human rights issues.  This talk will be free and open to the public.  The artists’ work will be on sale. 
To learn more about the Museum of the Cherokee Indian and other education programs, go to www.cherokeemuseum.org and the museum’s page on Facebook.