2014 Biennial Faculty + Staff Exhibition, Even After Everything. Philip J. Steele Gallery Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design

Even After Everything: Art Exhibition

By Cherish Flieder | October 29, 2014

2014 Biennial Faculty + Staff Exhibition, Even After Everything. Philip J. Steele Gallery  Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design October 9 – 29, 2014 The rich, creative accomplishments of our online and on-campus faculty and staff serve as a strong foundation for our college. The exhibition showcases art and design works created by members…

Banner of Hope: You are a blessing.

By Cherish Flieder | January 5, 2014

A simple message of hope created for everyone who sees this banner “You are a blessing.” I sewed and painted this 8″x12″ Banner of Hope on New Year’s Day as a response to an invitation to the professional Designer Members of the Craft & Hobby Association and the non-profit art program called Charity Wings. It will…

Hobby Lobby Tue Dye Demos

Tie-Dye Your Summer

By Cherish Flieder | August 18, 2013

Did you tie-dye your summer? Technically you still have about a month left. What a great way to celebrate a new school year with some DIY apparel designed by you and the kids! Last week, I had the honor of visiting 3 Hobby Lobby stores to demonstrate how easy and fun the Tulip Tie-Dye Kits…

bella crafts quarterly spring trending thoughts

Bella Crafts Quarterly – Trending Thoughts

By Cherish Flieder | March 11, 2013

Spring is just around the corner. So, how do you find inspiration for your art and craft projects in the springtime? This is exactly the question that I was asked to answer in the current issue of Bella Crafts Quarterly along with some of my favorite craft designers. Also, check out the artist feature on Claudine Hellmuth. Download…

Art Licensing LinkedIn Group

Art of Licensing Group Reaches 7K Members

By Cherish Flieder | December 5, 2012

Art of licensing community on LinkedIn reaches 7,000 members including many renowned art licensing artists and manufacturing companies working today.

Visitation by artist anne emmons

myCreativity – Holiday Art Open House

By Cherish Flieder | December 4, 2012

You are invited to join us this Saturday for our first-ever open house, art market, crafting and holiday party! My art friend and teaching colleague Anne Emmons is hosting everything in her lovely studio and classroom space in Lakewood, Colorado! Art makes memorable gifts for the holiday season: originals, handmade items, limited edition prints, art cards…

art product development and marketing

“Art to Product to Market” – Westminster Art Class

By Cherish Flieder | September 18, 2012

Are you an artist in Colorado looking for help selling your work at art festivals, fairs, galleries, retail stores and even online? If so, don’t miss this workshop. Learn about creating with the customer in mind, product development, packaging and presenting, pricing to sell, plus many more marketing and show tips. Instructor: Cherish Flieder Sat. Oct…

Colorado Mixed Media Workshop

Mixed Media Canvas Painting Collage Workshop

By Cherish Flieder | March 23, 2012

In this 3 hour Mixed Media Canvas Painting Collage Workshop, designed by artist Cherish Flieder, students learn techniques to artfully use many mediums together for both professional art and personal craft applications. They are guided through the process to make a unique canvas creation that embodies a theme of their choice. Students explore how to combine the use of watercolor, colored pencil, markers, acrylics, collage elements and embellishments like embroidery, buttons, beads, fabric scraps and more. See examples and get inspired to mix and match elements to make your art fun and vibrant!

If you are interested in participating in future classes, contact Cherish to be added to the wait list.

CHA Winter 2012 Experience

By Cherish Flieder | February 21, 2012

I am excited to share some snapshots from my recent CHA experience. I have attended these shows since 2007 and I can easily say that it was the best yet!

Ebook for Web Educators

By Cherish Flieder | February 16, 2012

It’s always fun when a new book that you have helped to develop comes out. So, I’m excited to share with you Best Practices in Web Development Instruction. just recently released by iThemes. The best news is that it’s a free download!