POSTPONED – Dyeing to Felt with Jean Hicks
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Learn firsthand the basics of felting and dyeing wool felt as you create your own kit of parts in this one-day workshop. Students will survey this remarkable medium through the lenses of history, science and art, gaining appreciation for the qualities and characteristics that lend it to creating flat, 3D and sewn forms. Both felting and tabletop dyeing will be addressed. No experience necessary, and all materials, including 1/2 pound of special blend felting wool, felting tools, and natural dyes are included in the price of the workshop.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Milliner, felt-maker and educator Jean Hicks creates sculptural work and theatrical and functional headwear. She has exhibited internationally in the Ukraine, Finland, Italy, Scotland, Portugal and the Netherlands, and locally at Bellevue Arts Museum, Whatcom Museum, and the Tacoma Art Museum. Jean has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Haystack School of Craft and Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Antioch University and Pratt Fine Art Center. She has worked as an assistant to performance/fiber artists Nick Cave and Joan Livingstone and has received fellowships from NEA, Warhol Family Foundation, Artist Trust and most recently at the Niausi Institute Fellowship in Civita di Bagnoreggio, Italy.
10:00am – 4:00pm