Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Renowned clay plaster artist, author and natural builder Carole Crews in Austin Thursday November 5, 2009 for free presentation

From Design Build Live in Austin:
Earthen Plaster Slide Show and Book Signing
A Design~Build~Live Special Event

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Earthen Plaster Presentation and Book Signing by Carole Crews of Taos, New Mexico

Carole Crews, is an artist, author, natural builder, and plaster guru who has worked with mud and finishes for earthen buildings professionally for 25 years. She specializes in aliz (clay slip finish), historic restoration and making art from simple materials. Copies of Carole’s much-anticipated book will be available for sale and signing. Visit Carole’s website for more info on the author/artist/artisan and photos of her work.CaroleCrewsDome

Hosted by: Stanley Architects and Artisans (Watch for a future DBL site visit to Lauren and Lars Stanley’s permaculture homestead featuring a green roof and rainwater harvesting)

Location: 1901 E.M. Franklin Ave., Austin, Texas  78723

Note: The venue is on the northeast corner of MLK and E.M. Franklin. Please park on E.M. Franklin and enter the site via the gate near MLK. We will meet in the studio that fronts on MLK. Seating may be limited, so please bring a folding chair if you can.

This event is free and open to the public, but modest donations to DBL are always appreciated.

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