Ford Conducts Professional Development Workshops in North Carolina

Charles Wyatt
Ford Conducts Professional Development Workshops in North Carolina

Carolyn Ford, Limestone College Professor of Art, recently conducted professional development workshops at Waterworks Visual Arts Center in Salisbury, NC.

Ford, who is Limestone’s Art Department Chair, conducted the back-to-back workshops last month for a group of eight North Carolina art teachers.

During the workshops, Ford presented the topic of preparedness for college-level art, demonstrated relief carving in printmaking versus leather hard clay slabs with positive and negative reversals, and discussed the outreach potential of the Art Department in recruiting talented students.

“Waterworks Center for the Visual Arts provides substantial opportunities for students and faculty to learn and collaborate,” Ford said. “I hope to go back for additional workshops with regional teachers.”

Ford has worked at Limestone since 2003 and has served as the Chair of the Art Department since 2010. She recently had a solo show at Waterworks with 54 ceramic tile carvings. This summer, she will co-chaperone a group of 13 Limestone students to Spain and Portugal. Ford teaches a variety of courses, including drawing, ceramics, 3D, and crafts.