ArtStops

Stop & Create! The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art invites the community to experience art first hand! Stop & Create your very own one-of-a-kind t-shirt, painting, clay pot, fan, and more at each of the ArtStops — all for free!

2015 ArtStops

ArtStop Description Hosted by Ages
Children’s Paint Place* With easels short enough for the smallest of arms to reach, ArtsFest very well may discover the next Picasso or Van Gogh! BFSDoArt
2+
Gyotaku Fish Printing* Japanese (魚拓), from gyo “fish” + taku “rubbing” is a traditional form of Japanese fish printing or rubbing, dating from the mid-19th century, a form of nature printing used by fishermen to record their catches. Print & Paper Society
BFSDoArt Student Organization
5+
Paint-A-Pet* Thanks to the Humane Society of Statesboro & Bulloch County, we can paint pets and adopt them, too! Paint-A-Pet offers larger-than-life dog and cat sculptures that, together, festival attendees can paint while they look for furry friends to make part of their family. Humane Society of Statesboro & Bulloch County
2+
Papermaking Pool* Ever wonder how the paper you draw on is made? Stop by the papermaking pool and make your very own paper! Don’t be afraid to get a little messy! Print & Paper Society
BFSDoArt Student Organization
5+
Tie Dye T-Shirts* Buy a commemorative ArtsFest t-shirt at the Info Booth ($5) and head over to the Tie Dye Art Stop to learn about color theory and make it your very own! BFSDoArt
5+
Instrument Petting Zoo Learn about various instruments! Stop by and learn how to play an instrument or even make your own! National Association for Music Educators
GS Student Organization
1+
Clay Factory* Be ready to get your hands dirty! Make a beautiful pinch pot or other clay creations at the Clay Factory! Also, be sure to watch our Master of Fine Arts Candidates craft unique ceramics on the potter’s wheel! BFSDoArt 3+
Decorate-A-Bag* While making masterpieces all day at ArtsFest, you are going to need a bag to carry it in. But you can’t just have a plain brown bag, jazz it up! BFSDoArt 3+
Geometric Tiling Using pattern blocks and pen rose tiles guests will “tile” small spaces (within a time limit) and will learn to see how only certain numbers of patterns will fit. i2STEMe
GS Student Organization
5+
Sustainable Poppies Create poppy flowers out of sustainable and re-purposed materials. Then be sure to stop by the Georgia Southern Museum to see their current exhibition, The Great War that Changed the World, 1914-1918, to learn the relevance of the poppy flower! (The Museum will be open during ArtsFest!) Georgia Southern Museum & Georgia Southern Center for Sustainability 5+
Paper Flowers Your one stop paper flower shop. With just a handful of items, creative imaginations, and a minute of time your easy to care for garden of paper blooms will begin to flourish! Colonial House of Flowers 5+
Wonders of Watercolor Watercolor is a traditional and beautiful form of painting. Learn the wonders of watercolor as you compose unique paintings. Statesboro Regional Art Association 4+
Medieval Marvels Come hither, my lad and lasses to join the medieval fun of decorating thy own shield. Where we wilt also have dancing and jubilation for all of ArtsFest to enjoy. Southern Creative Anachronists
GS Student Organization
5+
ART’chery Participants will have the opportunity to paint a target while shooting a bow and arrow to paint a target. Never fear, this ArtStop will be staffed by certified archery instructors to provide instruction while maintaining appropriate safety measures at all times. Campus Recreation & Intramurals 8+
Trash to Treasure Clean items out of a trashcan, give it value, and turn it into treasure. Items have collected from the Eagle Village. Learn benefits to upcycling and the importance of being protectors of our earth. Protectors of Earth
GS Student Organization
 5+
Sand Art & Playdough This one is for the youngins’! Make art with sand and playdough with this sensory experience. Child & Family Development Club
GS Student Organization
2+
Henna An ancient custom of the Egyptian and Indian culture, Henna is used to create temporary drawings on the skin. (Remember, Henna does not instantly wash off!) BFSDoArt 10+
Face Painting* Visit with BFSDoArt alumni and let them transform your face with a simple eagle to a full tiger face! BFSDoArt 2+
Action Painting Abstract art created from paint, balls and string! BFSDoArt 4+
Miniature Sculptures Create George Snider-inspired miniature sculptures out of paper. Averitt Center for the Arts 4+
Artist Masks Learn about artists and various art movements by created an artist mask. The Gallery Society
BFSDoArt Student Organization
7+
“What Art Means to Me” Join Georgia Southern’s Miscellany Magazine to express the importance of the arts and what it means to you! Student Media
Georgia Southern University
5+
Paint with Bulloch County 4-H How many ways can a four leaf clover be painted? Surely there are more than four ways… Discover the endless possibilities with the Bulloch County’s 4-H program!  Bulloch County 4-H  4+
Digital Art on the Go! These days, art comes in many forms.  Join Georgia Southern’s Instructional Resource Center to explore how to create a masterpiece using an ‘app’ on a mobile device! Instructional Resource Center
Georgia Southern University
3+
Creative Boot Camp How creative are you? Take a stab at a marshmallow with a spaghetti noodle to challenge your creative abilities! Design Circle
BFSDoArt Student Organization
5+

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