Workshops

I teach workshops a few times each year on paper cutting, kirigami, altered books, and also Instagram. Please sign up for my monthly newsletter if you’d like to receive notifications about upcoming sessions.

Upcoming Workshops in 2017

» Two Day Paper Cutting Workshop in Fort Smith, NWT
Rachael Ashe will introduce students to the basics of cutting, folding and sculpting techniques when working with paper. The goal is to help participants develop papercraft skills, discuss tools and materials, as well as inspire ideas for how to integrate paper elements into their own work.
Dates: August 19th & 20th, 2017
Times: 9am to 5pm
Location: Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre, 110 King St, Fort Smith, NT

» Opus Artist Demo: The Basics of Cutting and Sculpting Paper
Two sessions on the same day, each will be one and a half hours in duration. An in-store demonstration and workshop to introduce students to the basics of cutting, folding and sculpting techniques when working with paper. Further details on the Opus website »
Date:
Wednesday June 7th, 2017
Time:
3pm to 4:30pm, or 5pm to 6:30
Location:
Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street
Call the store to register as space is limited – 604-678-5889

» Creative Paper Cutting Techniques at The Paper Place
A three hour introduction to basic paper cutting techniques with a focus on abstraction and pattern. More details on The Paper Place website »
Date: Wednesday April 5th, 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: The Paper Place, 887 Queen St. West
Register in person at the store or by phone (416.703.0089). Space is limited.

» Opus Artist Demo: Creative Paper Cutting Party
Two hour in-store demonstration and workshop where participants get hands-on learning in cutting complex pattern designs. Further details on the Opus website »
Date: Thursday March 16th, 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street
Call the store to register as space is limited – 604-678-5889

Past Workshops:

» Altered Book Workshop at ChalkXchange
Date: Saturday February 19th, 2011
Time: 1pm to 4:30pm
Cost: $60 + $2.49 processing fee
Location: 593 East Georgia Street, Vancouver BC V6A 1Z8

» Altered Book Workshop at Seattle Center for Book Arts
Date: Saturday April 9th & Sunday April 10th, 2011
Time: 10am to 4pm both days
Cost: $160
Location: 2100 Building (in Rainier Valley), 2100 24th Ave. S., Seattle, WA

» Altered Book Workshop – Guest Teacher at Blim
Date: Saturday February 25th, 2012
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Cost: $74.80
Location: Blim, 115 Pender St. E, Vancouver

» Altered Book Workshop – Guest Teacher at Blim
Date: Saturday April 28th, 2012
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Cost: $74.80 ($65 + tax + $2 service charge)
Location: Blim, 115 Pender St. E, Vancouver

» Transforming Books into Visual Art with Rachael Ashe
Two hour in-store demo at the Hastings Street location of Opus Art Supplies.
Date: Saturday June 2nd, 2012
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Cost: Free
Location: 100-207 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

» Altered Book Workshop – Guest Teacher at Blim
Date: Saturday September 22nd, 2012
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Cost: $74.80 ($65 + tax + $2 service charge)
Location: Blim, 115 Pender St. E, Vancouver

» Opus Artist Demo: Freeform Paper Cutting Techniques
Two hour in-store demo at the Hastings Street location of Opus Art Supplies.
Date: Saturday February 16th, 2013
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Cost: Free
Location: Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street

» Opus Artist Demo: Freeform Paper Cutting Techniques
Two hour in-store demo at the Hastings Street location of Opus Art Supplies.
Date: Saturday September 14th, 2013
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Cost: Free
Location: Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street

» Opus Artist Demo: Freeform Paper Cutting Techniques
Two hour in-store demo at the Hastings Street location of Opus Art Supplies.
Date: Wednesday April 9th, 2014
Time: 12pm & 2pm
Cost: Free
Location: Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street

» Altered Book Workshop at Hot Art Wet City
Date: Sunday April 13th, 2014
Time: 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Cost: $90
Location: Hot Art Wet City, 2206 Main Street (at 6th)
Full details and registration for the workshop on the HAWC site »

» Altered Book Workshop at Hot Art Wet City
Date: Saturday September 20th, 2014
Time: 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Cost: $90
Location: Hot Art Wet City, 2206 Main Street (at 6th)
Full details and registration for the workshop on the HAWC site »

» Opus Artist Demo: Freeform Paper Cutting Techniques
Two hour in-store demo at the Hastings Street location of Opus Art Supplies.
Date: Sunday October 5th, 2014
Time: 11am to 1pm
Cost: Free
Location: Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street

» Paper Cutting Demo at Cityscape Community Art Space
As part of the North Shore Art Crawl, and the group exhibition Purely Paper.
Date: Saturday March 7th, 2015
Time: 1pm to 3pm
Cost: Free
Location: 335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver

» Opus Artist Demo: Creative Paper Cutting Techniques
Two hour in-store demo at the Hastings Street location of Opus Art Supplies.
Date: Sunday May 3rd, 2015
Time: 11am to 1pm
Cost: Free
Location: Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street

» Braided Rug Workshop at Studio 126
Learn to make a beautiful braided rug from upcycled old clothing.
Date: Saturday March 19th, 2016
Time: 10am to 3pm
Cost: $125
Location: Studio 126 at 126 East Pender Street
Registration and full details here »

» Opus Artist Demo: Paper Cutting Technique Workshop
Two hour in-store workshop where participants get hands-on learning in cutting complex pattern designs.
Date: Saturday April 9th, 2016
Time: 11am to 1pm
Location: Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street
Call the store to register as space is limited – 604-678-5889

» Kirigami, The Art of Folding and Cutting Paper
A Family Weekly Program at the Vancouver Art Gallery in conjunction with Mashup: The Birth of Modern Culture.
Date: Sunday April 17th, 2016
Time: noon to 4pm
Cost: Free with admission to the gallery
Location: Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street

» Opus Artist Demo: Paper Cutting Technique Workshop
Two hour in-store workshop where participants get hands-on learning in cutting complex pattern designs.
Date: Sunday September 25th, 2016
Time: 11am to 1pm
Location: Opus Art Supplies, 100-207 West Hastings Street
Call the store to register as space is limited – 604-678-5889

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