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Craft Workshops 2024-2025

  • Craft workshops will be offered September through May, sponsored by West Plains Council on the Arts, and hosted by local artisan Tara Shahan.
  • The calendar of workshops is below. Details will be added as final plans are made.
  • Class size is limited.
  • Tickets can be purchased through the Facebook event page each month.
  • Watch the WPCA Facebook page for future class announcements. https://www.facebook.com/westplainsarts/

About the Coordinator

Tara Shahan was raised in a small town in the Appalachian foothills of southern Ohio until about the age of 12 when her family moved to Missouri.  Her upbringing included being a member of 4-H, where most of her projects consisted of food, sewing and crafts taught by her mother, a 4-H leader. Tara won ribbons for her work at local and state fairs.  Her love of arts and crafts continued throughout her adult life and now she teaches workshops in the local area including northcentral Arkansas.  Her art includes acrylic painting on canvas and wood as well as other craft projects such as doorhangers, wreaths, faux stained glass and glass etching to name a few.  Tara now lives in West Plains and has conducted local art and craft workshops for the West Plains Council on the Arts for about 6 years.

Baking Dish Glass Etching Workshop

May 13, 2025

Spring Ceramic Truck

Craft Workshop

April 8, 2025

Ribbon Wreath

Craft Workshop

March 11, 2025

Painted Chicken Gourds

February 11, 2025

Cow Head Door Hanger

Craft Workshop

January 14, 2025

Church Porch Leaner

Craft Workshop

December 10, 2024

Mod Podge Jewelry

Craft Workshop

November 12, 2024

Amigurumi Crochet

Craft Workshop

October 15, 2024

Tree of Life Glass Resin Craft Workshop

September 10-11, 2024