NY Woodlanders Gathering
2010 New York Gathering
August 21-22 at Warwick Center Campgrounds,
2010 Theme: Illness, Wellness and Natural Materials. Illness is an indication of some crack in the system... an opportunity to work with, to change something.
- Cynthia Fletcher organized with Dan Mack
- Who is Really Came to this Event?.
- a Big Swap of Materials, Books and Tools you bring
- Big Tent of Materials/Tools/Work Areas with time for what develops Schedule of single activities/workshops every 90 minutes or so:
- Nature and Healing
Dan talks about the recent Alchemy Seminar:Learning to Work
with the Technical, the Spiritual, the Intuitive
Lynn Hoins: a workshop and exercises on Journaling
Laurie Seerman on Tha Nature of Water: vortexes!
- Tool Talks and Technique Demos with natural materials
Dan demonstrated Shaker Seat Weaving
Dan had materials and inspiration for wallets from coffee bean
bags and woodland Indian gorgets, plus Bark to carve and Cards to make.
Dan Mack talks about his work with at-risk youth and natural materials;
advertising on Facebook and new thoughts on how rustic mind fits in.
Lori Charkey and Mark Becker present on making simple toys.
Rich Pillar helps us make rustic sistrums
Shekinah and Michelle had Block Carving materials all weekend
Cynthia Fletcher on ink/brush drawing
WickerLady carried messages away in a Great Blaze
Krissie played her banjo
Aiden traded Dan two rocks for a tarot book
Woodlanders Gatherings create an atmosphere where people can relax and find the time for hands-on exploration and knowing of the natural world, and develop artful thinking. more
What aren't Woodlanders Gatherings?
The New York Gathering is NOT a school or even a set of craft workshops. Oh yes, lots of making and some instruction happens, but the whole event began as a form of community-building. more
WHAT HAPPENS: Tents and Tables of Art and Nature Experiences with tools & materials available all weekend-- with guidance. It often RAINS...long and hard.
Hey, WHAT Exactly HAPPENS? Best Guesses
LINKS to Woodlanderly Places:
Traditional Ways Gathering Upper Peninsula, WI