Performers and Programs

Performer Information  
Stage name: Cheryl Gorn, Textile Artist
Performer name: Cheryl Gorn
Phone: 866-928-3908
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1746
Latham, NY 12110
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: East Greenbush Community Library, Schenectady Co. Public Library (Niskayuna Branch), Glenville (Schenectady Co.), Morton Memorial Library, Hudson Falls PL
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 05/12/2014

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Silk Painting History,
Multicultural- Other,
Visual Arts- Painting
The beauty of silk combines with intense paint colors in this unique workshop. Because the materials themselves are so special, participants leave feeling that they have created something wonderful. In 1 1/2 hours, participants learn basic techniques and create their own pieces. In a full day workshop, participants paint and then make their creations into pillows, earrings and cards.
$201- $350
Recycle a T-shirt; Make a Soft Friend Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Environment,
Visual Arts- Crafts
In this hands-on workshop, children transform an old t-shirt into a soft, adorable stuffed animal. The program is taught by Cheryl Gorn, textile artist and author of a secondhand clothing guidebook. Along with making a stuffed toy, participants learn about other ways to recycle.
$201- $350
Fabric Self-Portrait Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Children of varied abilities accurately capture their essence in fabric. They learn about textile art as they use bits of fabric, yarn, and glittery sequins to create portraits of themselves.
$201- $350
Wool Felting Multicultural- Other,
Nature- Environment,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Children learn the basics of the ancient art of felting as they make themselves a felted wool bag that is a perfect size for holding coins or other small treasures. They discover that wool felt is like their own hair when it's tangled, and that hand felted animal hair has been used for both shelter and clothing for 1,500 years.
$201- $350
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