- Frankenstuffie Class with Nicole Havekost
- Presented By: Rochester Art Center
- Dates: March 25, 2023
- Location: Rochester Art Center
- Address: 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
- Phone: (507) 282-8629
- Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
- Price: Price per Stuffie: $25 - General, $20 - Art Center Members
Frankenstuffie Family Class with Nicole Havekost
Saturday, March 25, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Price per stuffie: $25 or $20 for Art Center Members
About the Class
Do you want to learn how to make a hooded, shark-faced, smiling, furry friend? Or a double-headed goose-necked opossum? These wild stuffed creatures are known as "Frankenstuffies"! Join Artist Nicole Havekost for a family-friendly, all ages, Frankenstuffie making class at the Rochester Art Center. Learn how to take apart and remake new stuffed species with simple hand-sewing techniques. All sewing skill levels welcome, from beginner to advanced! Pre-registration and payment required. Workshop ticket includes all materials for the creation of one Frankenstuffie.
All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 13 and up are welcome to take the class on their own.
About the Instructor
Nicole Havekost is an artist living in Rochester, Minnesota. Her own work is varied in media and technique, but linked by her interest in material and process. Nicole is a 2021 Minnesota State Arts Board (MSAB) Creative Support grant recipient, a three time MSAB Artist Initiative Grant recipient as well as a 2021 McKnight Fiber Artist Fellowship finalist. She is currently working towards the upcoming 2023 two-person exhibition “Conversations' at the South Bend Museum of Art in South Bend, Indiana. She has recently exhibited work in Texas, California, Illinois and Iowa as well as Tasmania, Australia. Nicole earned her BFA in Printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA in Printmaking from the University of New Mexico.