More About Joomchi • April 27
Adult, Adult Classes, Featured Class, Felting
Thursday, April 27, 1 pm – 4 pm
For those who have tried Joomchi, this next-level class engages students in a deeper understanding of the possibilities for working with Hanji papers. The class will cover variations of the joomchi process–such as woven joomchi, holes in layers, and working sculpturally. Joomchi, a process of using Hanji (mulberry papers) layered and bonded through kneading, produces a strong, malleable surface that can be used in sculpture, collage, clothing, and as a substrate for stitching and embellishment. Some previous experience is necessary, and students need to bring an existing joomchi for repurposing during class. Materials fee is $15, payable to the instructor at the time of class.
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Karen Searle’s artwork, combining needlework and mixed media, has been exhibited internationally. She began teaching at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota in 1972 and has taught at St. Catherine University, Canberra School of Art, Australia, and numerous conferences and symposia. Following a career as publisher and author of textile books, Searle has written for several crafts publications in the US, Europe, and Korea. She has had artist residencies at the Mendocino Art Center, CA, and New York Mills Art Center, MN, and has mentored emerging artists since 1991. Currently, she works with Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota managing their mentor program. karensearle.com
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