2023-06-08 - American Rogaland Miniature Trunk



Thursday, June 8 - Sunday, June 11 (9:00 am-Noon, 1:00-5:00 pm)


Ruth Green


This is an in-person class held at Vesterheim Folk Art School.


In this class, Ruth will provide designs in the American Rogaland style. Ruth is influenced by the rosemaling of rosemalers Bjerljot Lunde and Vi Thode. The class project is a miniature trunk, approximately 11.5 x 7 x 6 inch high. The project will be available through the Vesterheim Museum Store. The class will be taught in oils, but proficient acrylic painters are most welcome. Patterns and palette mixes (both oil and acrylic) will be provided. Students may paint on wood or on prepared practice surfaces during the class. The picture shown is not the class project but shows the style that will be taught.

Level of Instruction:

Level of instruction:  All levels, but some experience with basics of mixing paint, applying a pattern, and brush handling is required.  Youth ages 15-17 are welcome.


Supply list will be shared by the instructor closer to class.

Enrollment Deadline: 

May 18, 2023


Learn more about instructor Ruth Green here.


Please read our COVID-19 Policies here.

The Folk Art School greatly values the health and safety of its learners, teachers, and staff and is continuously monitoring local and national COVID-19 statistics, government recommendations, and peer institution guidelines. As with any activity in a public place, there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms related to COVID-19 infection, please stay home. By registering for a class, attending a program, or visiting the Folk Art School, you voluntarily assume all risks related to COVID-19 exposure and assume them willingly and you agree to follow Vesterheim's COVID-19 policies. Thank you for your continued patience, understanding, and respect for the safety of our community as we navigate these difficult times. If you have additional questions, please contact the Folk Art School, at folkartschool@vesterheim.org or call 563-382-9681.

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