The 12th annual Cabin Fever Reliever, a four-day, three-night creative arts retreat, will be held from Thursday, Feb. 16, through Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, in Columbia. The retreat is hosted by Pocosin Arts Folk School, in partnership with the Maria V. Howard Arts Center at the Eastern 4-H Environmental Education Conference Center on the shores of Bulls Bay in Tyrell County.
Nationally recognized artists offering workshops include Mary Hettsmansperger teaching “Sculptural Basketry”; Robin Kranitzky and Kim Overstreet teaching “Beneath the Surface” in mixed media jewelry; Amy Tavern teaching “Innovating the Chain” in metals; Akira Satake teaching “Inspired by Nature,” hand-built vessels in clay; Jane Wells Harrison teaching “Encaustic Collage” in painting; and Kirsten Stingle teaching “Size Does Matter” in figurative ceramics.
Participants of all skill levels are encouraged to attend, and N.C. public school teacher certification renewal credit is available for all workshops. Enrollment is limited and open until Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012. For more information or to register, visit pocosinarts.org/retreat.html or call (252) 796-2787.