Artistry in Action

Discover the artistry behind the decorative arts during our WMODA After Dark event on March 7th. Watch expert artists and craftsmen at work as they demonstrate the skills involved in throwing and hand-painting pottery, fusing glass, and making silver jewelry.

Consider whether you would like to try making a work of art at one of our upcoming WMODA classes. In the meantime record your evening’s experiences on your smartphone with coaching from an expert photographer.

Find out more about our special guests artists below. Selections of their work will be for sale that evening to raise funds for continuing educational projects at WMODA.

Chelsea Rousso – Gorgeous Glass

Chelsea Rousso is a glass artist, fashion designer, and writer, as well as a teacher at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. She specializes in kiln-formed fused glass and holds regular classes for aspiring glass artists at her own studio and at the Wiener Museum.

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James Herring – Taking a Spin

James Herring is a master potter from Miami who loves to share his craft with demonstrations, classes and workshops. He is a former President of the Ceramic League of Miami and was an Artist-in-Residence at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. He has won

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Laurence Panadero – Magical Masks

Laurence Panadero is a French artist living in Miami. She studied art in Paris and Rome and specializes in sculpture, large scale installations and performance. Laurence expresses herself in many different media and her commissions have ranged from theater scenography and art direction to monumental

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Lori Brown – Sparkle & Shine

Lori Brown is a talented graphics designer who spent most of her career in media and advertising in the Philadelphia area before relocating to Florida with her husband, Andy. She started making jewelry as a hobby after taking a class in Precious Metal Clay. In

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Lloyd Goradesky – Artful Photos

Lloyd Goradesky is a public artist who uses the power of art to bring awareness to our natural surroundings. His work extends from multi-media designs and complex photographic creations to architectural and innovative glass design. His Gator in the Bay, a floating alligator the size

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