Wild Basketry: Weaving With Natural Materials
June 14, 2020 – June 20, 2020
In this workshop students will use wild-harvested plant materials including cattails, iris, tree bark and vines to create baskets using a variety of techniques. The class will cover twining, regular, and random weaves, as well as embellishments and cordage. Students will get hands-on experience preparing bark and vines and participate in harvesting/plant identification walks. Throughout the week, participants will finish multiple unique baskets depending on which materials and technique combinations they choose. If you love to go out into nature and explore the possibilities for making art, then this workshop is for you. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600
Katie Grove is a full-time studio artist and basketry teacher based in the Hudson Valley of New York State. She has a background in fine arts and her work is held nationally in private collections. Grove is best known for using sustainably harvested wild materials to create unique baskets and sculptures in a variety of techniques. She spends most of the year teaching basketry classes along the east coast and working in her studio.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.