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Maker in Residencies | August

In August we are offering two Maker in Residence opportunities starting the same week. Jacob Olmedo will return to us August 5th-13th and Ross Klettke will return for a Game development workshop running the month of August. Taking this opportunity to work along side professional maker's is invaluable.RSVP for the artist in residence workshops below and share this email with other families in the public. View our website or Facebook page for updates and drop in opportunities.

Maker in Residence:Jacob Olmedo 

A designer and artist who focuses on sustainability and the future of fashion through textiles and garments. He was awarded the Designer of the Year; Future Textiles Award in 2017 from Parson School of Fashion, the Role Models Competition from the Healthy Materials Lab, and was a finalist for the International Dorothy Waxman Talking Textile Award for his work integrating fashion and plant life. Jacob practices in-depth research, experimental material development, user testing, and garment construction. All as a part of his continuing design work And The World Will Be As One. And The World Will Be As One showcases an array of important relationships we as humans have with our clothing and our natural world.  Jacob Olmedo is a 2013 graduate of Étude High School (IDEAS Academy) and a 2013 recipient of the Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship for Artistic Excellence.

Monday | August 6th | Growing and Making | 12:00pm-4:00pm |RSVP
Tuesday | August 7th | From Old to New | 9:00am-12:00pm |RSVP
Wednesday | August 8th | Growing and Making | 9:00am-12:00pm |RSVP
Thursday | August 9th | From Old to New | 9:00am-12:00pm |RSVP
Friday | August 10th | From Old to New | 12:00pm-4:00pm |RSVP

From Old to New | Ages 10+ without and adult
Making, Prototyping, and Documentation
4 hour workshop
In this workshop students work in teams sculpting new garments of already existing ones. By taking apart of clothes and through sculpting the students will discover new shapes and forms in clothing while also be fitting their new garments on a fit model— to see their new creations in action.
This workshop shows students that old can be new. That value of our belongings is important. Textile waste is one of the biggest problems in the fashion industry, I hope to encourage students to think differently about all materials in their making.

Growing and Making | Ages 10+ without and adult
Collaborative Making, and growing of textiles.
4 hour workshop
As Olmedo creates three new pieces to showcase for a small gathering in NYC, he invites the community to come help make, grow, and maintain the small pieces for the show. This is hand sewing, learning about Olmedo's textile and laying seeds and watering.

Maker-in-Residence: Ross Klettke | Professional Animator

http://ross-klettke.squarespace.com/more-work/

Ross Klettke will return to facilitate a four week long Game Development workshop. Inviting you to create your first video game! Over 4 weeks, we'll learn the basics of game development with Unity -- a powerful, flexible, and free(!) tool used widely in the industry. We'll practice game design, art, animation, and sound (and a bit of programming if there's interest) looking towards bringing your ideas to life. The games themselves will definitely be able to run on Mac and PC.  Held at Étude High School on the following days August 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th and 30th from 1:00pm-4:00pm. This workshop is 4 weeks long to complete your very own digital game design. This free program is open to all Sheboygan area students ages 14-18. Please note that this is a 4 week session with limited space; we are hoping each participant can commit to attending both sessions during all four weeks. RSVP is required.

For questions please contact Rachel Meyer at rmeyer@etudegroup.org.

February 28, 2018

Jacob Olmedo Residency | Winter 2018

 

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Jacob Olmedo is a designer and artist who focuses on sustainability and the future of fashion through textiles and garments. He was awarded the Designer of the Year; Future Textiles Award in 2017 from Parson School of Fashion, the Role Models Competition from the Healthy Materials Lab, and was a finalist for the International Dorothy Waxman Talking Textile Award for his work integrating fashion and plant life. Jacob practices in-depth research, experimental material development, user testing, and garment construction. All as a part of his continuing design workAnd The World Will Be As One.And The World Will Be As One showcases an array of important relationships we as humans have with our clothing and our natural world.  

Jacob Olmedo is a 2013 graduate of Étude High School (IDEAS Academy) and a 2013 recipient of the Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship for Artistic Excellence. 


 

Jacob Olmedo MAKER Break Residency

February 19 
3:15 - 5:15 pm
Imagining and Creating with Fashion Workshop
Open to all Sheboygan Area School District Middle and High School Students (Sign Up Required)

February 20
5:00 - 7:00 pm
And The World Will Be as One Workshop
Open to all Sheboygan Area School District Middle and High School Students (Sign Up Required)

February 21
2:15 - 5:15 pm
From Old to New Workshop
Open to all Sheboygan Area School District Middle and High School Students (Sign Up Required)

February 22
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Imagining and Creating with Fashion Workshop
Open to all Sheboygan Area School District Middle and High School Students (Sign Up Required


 

Jacob Olmedo MAKER Break Workshops

Imagining and Creating with Fashion 
Imaging, Sketching, and Imagination
2 Hour Workshop 
Students will imagine the future of clothing. Through drawing and collaging students will illustrate looks while pairing them with physical fabric swatches. Like in the real world each fabric has a long story, each swatch will have its fabric story. Through making students will be on a mission to create a low impact look through textiles and stories. Collaboratively together all participants will have designed a sustainable Maker Break collection. 
This workshop is to move students to think about each action while making. Everything has an impact, and as thinkers and makers it is our job to think about the consequences of those actions. 

From Old to New 
Making, Prototyping, and Documentation 
3 hour Workshop
In this workshop students work in teams sculpting new garments of already existing ones. By taking apart of clothes and through sculpting the students will discover new shapes and forms in clothing while also be fitting their new garments on a fit model— to see their new creations in action. 
This workshop shows students that old can be new. That value of our belongings is important. Textile waste is one of the biggest problems in the fashion industry, I hope to encourage students to think differently about all materials in their making. 

And The World Will Be As One.
2 hour Workshop 
Pulling from Jacob Olmedo’s debut award-winning collection in NYC this spring, students will be transformed into thinking outside of the box. Through written exercise and reflection on the humans broken relationship with nature, students will be creating a bridge in that relationship with fashion. Students will be taught about soilless growing systems for plants and how we can incorporate them into their own clothing. Students will have the opportunity to take their own growing plants home to incorporate on their Jackets and Backpacks. 
Students will learn basic sewing skills, plant knowledge, and open thinking about creating and creative juxtapositions.  —Students must bring a backpack or jacket to sew onto.

 

 


 

 


April 12, 2017

Mindfulness | 4.8.17

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Our Mindfulness Workshop was designed for children ages 3 -7 and their parents to learn, create, and share side-by-side. Movement Specialist, Mrs. Katie Brennen, facilitated at Elementary School for the Arts and Academics on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00 - 11:00am.

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March 30, 2017

Open Studio | MAKER (Spring) Break

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OPEN STUDIO | IDEAS Academy March 28th - 30th 12:00-4:00PM

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March 30, 2017

Bird Research & Habitat | MAKER (spring) Break

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Our Bird Research & Habitat Workshop was a four day experience designed for children ages 6-13 and their parents/caregivers to learn, create, and share as they explore the worlds of birds. Each participant will design and build a custom birdhouse.

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March 30, 2017

Lego Early Simple Machines | 3.11.17

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Our Lego Early Simple Machines Workshop was designed for children ages 3 - 7 and their parents to learn, create, and share side-by side. 2/3 Multiage teacher, Mrs. Kara Pasche, facilitated Lego Early Simple Machines at Elementary School for the Arts and Academics on Saturday, March 11th from 9:00 - 11:00am.

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February 19, 2017
by: Tim Pasche, Program Director

Maker Corps Opportunity | 2.28.17

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*Maker Corps Member applications for high school students are now available*:

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Painting & Collage | 2.18.17

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Our Painting & Collage Workshop was designed for children ages 3 - 7 and their parents to learn, create, and share side-by side. 2/3 Multiage teacher, Mrs. Kara Pasche, facilitated Painting & College at Elementary School for the Arts and Academics on Saturday, February 18th from 9:00 - 11:00am.

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Announcing MAKER Break 2017

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Sheboygan, WI– The Étude Group and John Michael Kohler Arts Center announce a second year of MAKER Break, a free program for children and young adults...

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