. Pre Conference: Miles Conrad, Off the Wall: Encaustic in Three Dimensions
. Pre Conference: Hylla Evans, Color Theory & Mixing
. Pre Conference: Heather Hutchison, Working from Within
. Pre Conference: Corina Alvarezdelugo, Textural Effects w/ Mixed Media
. Post Conference: Kenise Barnes, Critique and Professional Practices
. Post Conference: Lisa Mackie, Solar Plate & Encaustic.
. Post Conference: Gregory Wright, Pigment Wizardry
All Pre- and Post-Conference events will take place at Castle Hill. If you're in a workshop, you'll have time to finish up before the event, and if you're coming especially for a talk, you'll be able to spend some time viewing the two exhibitions on the Castle Hill campus.
. Thursday, June 5: Opening receptions for the Conference Juried Show, Subliminal, juried by Dan Addington, and a Conference Curatorial Project, Material Consequences, curated by Susan Lasch Krevitt and Nancy Natale, will take place at Castle Hill, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
. Monday, June 9: Discussion, The Affinities Between Fiber and Wax, with Conference presenters fluent in both mediums: Cat Crotchett, Jennie Frederick, Lorraine Glessner, and Susan Lasch Krevitt, with Marci Rae McDade, editor in chief of Surface Design Journal
. Tuesday, June 10: A talk by Material Consequences curators, who will be joined by exhibiting artists Jeff Hirst and Lisa Zukowski and perhaps others, 5:00 sharp to 6:00.
. Wednesday, June 11: Artists' Open Mic hosted by Wayne Montecalvo
. Thursday, June 12: Closings for Subliminal and Material Consequences, 4:00 to 6:00. Weather permitting we'll relax on the back deck
The evening events are free to all conferees and their significant others, whether or not you're enrolled in the workshops.