Improvisational Fiber Collage
June 9, 2019 – June 15, 2019
During this mixed-media workshop students are introduced to an improvisational approach to creating collaged, painted and embroidered images. Through a series of daily exercises, you will develop a dialogue with materials, color and texture, explore personal methods of making marks, and learn ways to find fresh, unexpected compositions. A range of fabric painting, fabric manipulation and surface embellishment techniques are covered. Experimentation using combinations of the most basic fiber processes are key. Participants are encouraged to approach this workshop with the curiosity of a tinkerer and to take creative risks. Never fear the “blank canvas” again. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600
Erin Castellan has a BFA in Textile Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA in Painting from Indiana University. She was a 2012-2013 Artist-In-Residence at Arrowmont and a 2016 Society for Contemporary Craft LEAP Award finalist. Recent teaching experience includes Arrowmont, Peters Valley School of Craft, Snow Farm, and Warren Wilson College.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.