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Stitched Lines • June 10-14Adult, Classes, Education
Rena Wood, Guest Teaching Artist
9:30 am – 4:30 pm, June 10-14
$630 EARLYBIRD PRICE, through Monday, May 5, 2019
After May 5, 2019:
$652 Member (10% discount)
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For students who have never touched a needle and thread or for more experienced embroiderers and stitchers looking for ways to expand their work, this workshop offers the time and space to get started and get down to it! Using hand-stitched lines to draw on fabric, we will explore how the process of stitching and the materials chosen give meaning to your work. Participants start by warming up with basic embroidery stitches and are introduced to many different styles of embroidery and their histories, including Red Work, Black Work, Boro, Sashiko, and more. Students will experiment with a variety of materials to develop and create their own style of stitched drawings as the workshop progresses. Morning sketchbook, ink painting, and collage exercises will aid in idea development. Individual attention from the instructor, along with discussions about source material, abstraction, and inspiration will be part of a class that is sure to get you energized with new techniques and ideas. This class is suitable for all levels. Materials fee $18, payable to instructor. **See supply list of items to bring to class**
About Rena Wood:
Rena Wood received her BFA in Fibers from the Kansas City Art Institute and MFA from the Department of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is an Assistant Professor of Fiber Art at Tennessee Tech University/Appalachian Center for Craft in Cookeville, TN. As a Fiber Arts educator, she has taught workshops on embroidery and fiber processes at art centers and craft schools throughout the country. Previously, she was a Visiting Instructor at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. Wood has been an Artist in Residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Houston, TX, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN, and at the Craft Alliance in St. Louis, MO. Her work has been shown nationally in solo and group exhibitions, and she received the Joanne Purrington Folley Memorial Award for Excellence in Needlework at Fiber Art International in 2016. www.renawood.com
$630.00 – $725.00