Art Workshops

Join us for our exciting art workshops in a laid-back and welcoming setting, providing a refreshing break from your regular classes. Unleash your creativity, explore new talents, and cultivate skills you never knew you possessed!

These workshops are typically led by talented artists from the DFW area, granting you a fantastic opportunity to learn from the finest right here on campus. And, the best part is, it's absolutely free!

Given the nature of the events and the materials used, our workshops are sometimes limited in size. Arriving early (15-20 minutes) is a great way to guarantee your spot. Occasionally, we may have electronic sign-ups for more specialized or popular workshops.

For questions or more information, please contact: stephanie.spyker@unt.edu

 

Spring 2024 Workshops

 

  • Stop Motion Animation with Lauren Kelley 

    • Friday, January 26, 2024

    • 11:30am-1:30pm, Union 333AB

    • Learn elements of stop motion animation with artist Lauren Kelley!

  • Felt Stuffies with Thistle Creative Reuse

    • Thursday, February 1, 2024

    • 11am-1pm, Union 333

    • Drop in and make your own cute felt stuffie with Thistle Creative Reuse! Limited to 100 students - first come, first serve.

  • Bookbinding with 4 Acre Press 

    • Tuesday, February 13, 2024

    • 11am-1pm, Union 382

    • Bind your own book from scratch with 4 Acre Press! Limited to 30 students - first come, first serve.​​

  • Beginner Crochet with Daisy Stitch Co.

    • Thursday, February 22, 2024

    • 12-2pm, Union 382

    • Learn the basics of crochet in this 2-hour workshop led by Daisy Stitch Co! Limited to 30 students - first come, first serve.

  • CMYK Block Printing with Iron Frog Press 

    • Thursday, March 7, 2024

    • 11am-1pm, Union 333AB

    • Drop in anytime between 11am-1pm to learn the process of multicolor block printing with Iron Frog Press!

  • Paint Along with Union Arts! 

    • Monday, March 25, 2024

    • 6pm, Union 333

    • Come paint along with Union Arts assistant Jenna who will be leading this 2-hour workshop! Limited to 60 students - first come, first serve.

  • Beginner Watercolors with Manal Fashi

    • Wednesday, April 3, 2024

    • 3-5pm, Union 382

    • Learn the beautiful art of watercolor with guest artist Manal Fashi. Limited to 30 students - first come, first serve.

  • Earth Day with Union Arts! 

    • Monday, April 22, 2024

    • 6-8pm, Union 333

    • Come make a terrarium or a sea glass wind chime for your window to celebrate this Earth Day!

  • Art Mart

    • Tuesday, April 23, 2024

    • 12-4pm, Library Mall

    • UNT's annual art market, the Art Mart is a gathering for all things creative & crafty. Peruse 70+ local makers showcasing their art, crafts, prints, & DIY creations. Special performances, interactive crafts & workshops, & free food throughout the day, too! Visit union.unt.edu/artmart for more information.

 

 

Past Workshops

  • Fall 2023

    Bookbinding with 4 Acre Press

    Moss Art with The Brown Thumb

    Sun Prints

    Bob Ross Paint Along

    Basket Weaving with Savvie Studio

    Embroidery with Erin Frisch Studio

    Candle Making with Candle Ghoul

  • Spring 2023

    Brush Calligraphy with Wildflower Studio

    Polymer Clay Creations with Savvie Studio

    Candle Making with Candle Ghoul

    Paper Marbling with Brandon Nichols

    DIY Suncatcher

    UNT Art Mart

    Crepe Paper Flowers with Savvie Studio

  • Fall 2022

    DIY Suncatchers

    Macrame and Meditation with Miguel Chen

    Furoshiki Wrapping and Sashiko with Oil and Cotton

    Felted Forms with Abby Sherrill

    Scary Postcard Print

    Sun Prints

  • Spring 2022

    Candle Making with Candle Ghoul

    Artist Talk and Bogolan Workshop with Souleymane Ouologuem

    Beginning Embroidery with Good Fibrations

    UNT Art Mart

    Screen Printing

  • Fall 2021

    African Calabash Vessel with Jessica Hurd

    Turkish Marbling with Brandon Nichols

    Plush Skeletons with Lora O’Shaughnessy

    Pom Poms with Donnie Rockwell

    Screen Printing

  • Spring 2021

    Poembutter with Loré Yessuff

    3D Paper Dinosaur with Lora O'Shaughnessy

    Tiny Terrains with Rachel Fischer

  • Fall 2020

    Sun Prints

    Skeleton Felt Puppet with Lora O'Shaughnessy

    Yarn-For-All

  • Spring 2020

    Felting with Abby Sherrill

    Poseable Plushie with Lora O'Shaughnessy

    Stitched Structures with Abby Sherrill

  • Fall 2019

    Song Writing Workshop with Emily Busch

    Plush Skeleton with Lora O'Shaughnessy 

    Pom Pom Keychain with Niki Dionne

    Embroidery with Jackie Lawrence

  • Spring 2019

    Screen Printing with James Jenkins

    Felted Forms with Abby Sherrill

    Macrame Plant Hangers with Analise Minjarez

    Felt Banners with KB Illustration

    Touchable Paintings Rachel Fischer

    Hand Lettering with Emile Stewart of Wildflower Studios

  • Fall 2018

    DIY Stamp Patch with Analise Minjarez

    Expressive Charcoal Techniques with Zarina Kay

    Indigo Shibori with Analise Minjarez 

    Felted Forms with Abby Sherrill

    Screen Printing with James Jenkins

    Monster Lab with Lora O'Shaughnessy

  • Spring 2018

    Sun Prints with Erica Garza

    Synthesizer Building with James Akers

    Watercolor Botanicals with Zarina Karapetyan

    Macrame Plant Hanger with Analise Minjarez

    Ink Painting with Rachel Fischer

    Marbling on Silk with Shannon Driscoll

    Stitched Structures with Abby Sherrill

    Screen Printing with James Jenkins

  • Fall 2017

    Indigo Shibori with Analise Minjarez

    Turkish Marbling with Brandon Nichols

    Brush Lettering with Emile Stewart

    Touchable Painting with Rachel Fischer

    Piñata Banner with Giovanni Valderas

    Synthesizer Building with James Akers

    Tiny Terrain with Rachel Fischer


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