June 6 - 11, 2021
Ann Coddington · ux1.eiu.edu/~abcoddington
Workshop at a glance
Discover basketry as an expressive, sculptural medium with a focus on twining, plus an exploration of netting, looping and random weave.
- Basketry as sculpture
- Twining, netting, looping, and random weave
- Pliable materials for basket weaving
- Natural fibers and materials
- Strings, waxed threads, artificial sinew, cord, twines, and wires
- Explore many different basketry techniques
- Incorporate twining, netting, and random weave as sculptural methods
- Experimenting in basketry
Ann Coddington is a studio artist, professor, and graduate coordinator at Eastern Illinois University Art Department. She has conducted numerous workshops across the country and participated in various artist residency programs. Her work was featured in the book, Rooted, Revived, Reinvented, Basketry in America.
Students will explore basketry as a sculptural medium capable of expressing ideas and carrying meaning beyond utilitarian aspects of traditional basketry. The workshop will focus on twining, and other processes such as netting, looping, and random weave. Together, you will share, discover, connect, interact, play, create, and have fun. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600 · download the materials list
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