Woodlanders 2017

2017 Woodlanders Gathering

Nature-Based Making/Meditations for Exploring

Self, Community, Nature


at Dan Mack's Studio, Warwick, NY

and the adjacent 3 Pines Nature Place

July 28 and 29,  10am to 4pm

during the Warwick Summer Arts Festival

**** There are Evening Events both Nights  ****

Tentative Schedule

Limited to 30 people

Bring things to swap, share, shed..some work samples to show


AREAS to EXPLORE in Dan's Open Studio

Lightly Guided Encounters with chance, coincidence, accident and Unconscious Intelligence through fire, water, earth

air; talking, eating together, finding and making things.  MORE


DIVINATION   Scrying and Kapnomancy

Native Plant Divination with David Hughes


DERIVE  Wandering, Noting What’s Here? Now?  Select one thing to put on a block



   Community Tree Loom


LOOSE PARTS  mache, flooring, CD cases


MARKING    Collage on Cards, Caps, Accordion Books, Masks with flowers, berries, dirt, charcoal, inks, flame, rust, stone pigments, thumbprints, home-made brushes


JOINING    natural and found materials using

barks, yarn, wire, string, thread, floss (used and new)


MAKING   Shelves, Boats, Fae Things with knife, hammer, drill, rasp, clippers, sandpaper. Lots of wood available... 

COMING SO FAR (7/7/17): Dave Wiener, Ginger Schmidt, Andrea Colman, Lizzie Colman, Cynthia Fletcher, Dan Mack, Nancy Krim, Trudy Moses, Laurie Seeman, Jim and Mary Caufield, David Hughes,, Brianna and Alex,