Past Williamsburg Event: VOL 3

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Babies on the Plain

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Billy Dodson leads photo safari workshops across the wilds of Africa, and captures amazing photographs along the way. In this presentation he focuses on the subjects he likes to refer to as "goobers."

"Presentation of the Day" on March 9, 2013.

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True Harmony

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Heather Harmon uses her name and B+ blood type to be positive about her life and her art. In this presentation, she uses what other people have discarded and forgotten as the building blocks for making beauty for others.

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Little Architecture

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Dale Weiss' day job is making full size architecture. His passion, however, is collecting miniature versions of architecture. In this presentation we see what can happen when you have little buildings on the brain.

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Explorations in Color

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Naama Zahavi-Ely was not aware she had an artist inside. Fortunately a friend put a brush in her hand and said, "Why don't you give it a try." Naama quickly realized she not only loved painting, but had an affinity for explorations in color.

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The People's Art

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Sorry comrades, when Paula Asbell refers to her art as "The People's Art" she is talking about the people she creates the pieces for. We learn in this presentation the meaning and stories behind the images she paints for her people.

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Henna Art

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Wendy Harris shares with us all the ways she expresses her henna art. Steampunk is a big influence for her as well as many of the traditional forms she uses. She does fashion shows, belly blessings, scalp decorations for cancer patients, and also henna paintings on canvas.

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Crafting Charybdis

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Robert Oppecker walks through his development and fabrication process for silver vessels. He explains how he translates his sketches into a three dimensional form, and how the designs can change along the way, eventually gaining their own character and name.

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Family Art Day

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

The host venue for PechaKucha Night Williamsburg Vol. 3 held a Family Art Day prior to the PechaKucha festivities. Pam Doss shares that family art experience in this presentation that was literally made the day of the Vol. 3 event.

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25 Day Trek on the Camino Frances

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

The Camino Frances, also known as the Way of Saint James, is the most famous of the pilgrimage roads leading to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It dates to the 9th century and the age of Charlemagne. Carol Hammer made the trek at the age of 64, and shares her images and her advice - Walk, Eat, Drink, and Savor.

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Analog Food

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

"If we are what we eat, and art reflects what we are, is the art that I make what I eat?" Lulú De Panbehchi asks this question as she is inspired with photography. To find her answer, she mixes some of her favorite foods (like chocolate and cookies) and favorite drinks (like wine) with the film in her camera and has fun with the results. 

Dale Weiss
Architect, GuernseyTingle in Williamsburg, Virginia
Naama Zahavi-Ely
Retired academic, retired from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA in Tel Aviv
Lulú De Panbehchi
Spanish Instructor, John Tyler Community College in Richmond
Robert Oppecker
teacher/silversmith in Williamsburg, VA
Heather Harmon
Self Employed in Williamsburg
Wendy Harris
Henna artist, Harris' House of Henna & Body Art in Newport News
Billy Dodson
in Williamsburg
Paula Alasad Asbell
Stay-at-home-mom. in Gloucester
Pamela Doss
Curator and Education Director, Gloucester Arts on Main in Gloucester, Virginia