Collage and Construction: Explore Fabric Embellishment and Natural Dyes

July 18 - 23, 2021

Laura Mongiovi  ·  lauramongiovi.com


Workshop at a glance

Explore textile methods including Shibori and embellishment techniques to create two- and three-dimensional artworks.

Techniques

  • Exploring textiles with a mixed media approach
  • Shibori folding methods and dyeing
  • Embellishments and collage with fabrics

Materials

  • Cotton, polyester, metallic, and/or embroidery materials
  • Colored pencils, graphite pencils, and/or ink pens
  • Shibori dyeing with fabric

Outcomes

  • Working with both two-dimensional and three-dimensional textiles
  • Working with natural dyes and resist methods

Artist Bio

Laura Mongiovi is an associate professor of Art and Design at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. She received an MFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a BFA from Florida State University. Mongiovi exhibits her work and teaches across the curriculum. She conceived and co-organized the “Deeper Than Indigo: Southeast Textile Symposium,” is a recipient of the Northeast Florida Artist Grant and participated in Arrowmont’s Pentaculum Residency.
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Workshop Description

This workshop will explore various textile processes. Students will utilize Shibori folding methods to produce patterns on cotton fibers with natural dye. Traditional and non-traditional embellishment techniques will be introduced so that participants can explore options when developing and experimenting with ideas and sharing with others. Students can choose to work two- or three-dimensionally. Open to all skill levels.

COURSE FEE: $600  ·  materials list



Registration Opens February 1, 2021.

Call 865.436.5860 with questions.

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In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

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