Teaching

Residencies

“With Brave Wings We Fly,” Mixed Media Art Quilt, 72in by 72in; PCCA Arts in Education Program; Dr. Alison Binger-Seidle, host Teacher; Susquenita Elementary, ?, 2020

Classes

“Mini Modern Embroidery Sampler,” 3 sessions, Wellness Day Event, Juniata School District, February 14, 2020

Class focused on creating a small embroidery project using four basic stitches with a stamped image provided as a jumping-off point. Stitch explanation and diagram handouts, all needles, embroidery thread, scissors, fabrics and rings provided to create the project. Artist Janice Bailor provided stitch instruction, demonstration, troubleshooting and encouragement throughout each session. Students who had rarely/never done embroidery were able to enjoy and complete a cute project during their 60min session.

“Drop-In Art” Remote Video Content, Perry County Council of the Arts and La Rue de Fleurs’ YouTube Channel, monthly

Gee’s Bend Quilters Inspired Paper Collage,” June 2020

This video focuses on a paper collage project inspired by the African-American quilters of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Through there ingenuity and creativity they created beautiful works of art in cloth that not only warmed their families but told their stories. Instructor Janice Bailor guides the audience through a brief lesson on the Gee’s Bend Quilters and how it can inspire a simple make-at-home collage.

“Drop-In Art,” Landis House Art Room, Perry County Council of the Arts, 1st Saturday of the month, 1-4p

Drop-In Art classes focus on fun, family friendly projects for kids ranging in age from pre-K to Elementary level. Provided through grants and the Perry County Council of the Arts, Drop-In Art is free program providing early access to the arts for the communities of Perry County, Pennsylvania. Each month the class focuses on 2-3 project stations featuring various techniques and tools. Kids are encouraged to explore the provided materials and their creativity, working at a self-guided pace to complete their project. Artist Janice Bailor develops the activities, and along with a rotating team of volunteers, provides instructions and aids young artists in completing their creations throughout the 3 hour session.

For more information on the PCCA Drop-In Art Program, including session activities and times, please visit the Perry County Council of the Arts website: http://www.perrycountyarts.org/drop-in-art/