We welcome local artist Diana Weymar who is recently back from her extended travels!
During this workshop we will explore the properties of thread and how to think about it creatively. Though we will be working on our own specific pieces, the goal of this workshop it to develop a way of thinking creatively about the things closest to us to physically and metaphorically.
is a Victoria-based artist. Diana has studied art at Cooper Union (NYC), The Arts Council of Princeton (NJ), and The Vancouver Island School of Art. She has a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from Princeton University. Her work has been shown at The Ministry of Casual Living, Vancouver Island School of Art, The Art Gallery of Smithers, 1580 Gallery, and Makehouse. She was a Build Peace 2015 Artist in Nicosia, Cyprus and will be again at Build Peace Zurich, Switzerland in Sept. 2016. She will be the Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence at The Arts Council of Princeton in Spring 2016. She is participating in and curating a show–Every Fiber of my Being– at the Taplin Gallery at the Arts Council that opens in March that will include work by Amy Meissner, Katie Truk, Cassie Jones, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Danielle Hogan and Maira Kalman.
Medium weight white cotton (for background)
Fabric (wide selection)
Various fibres and trims
Skill requirements: Basic hand sewing skills required.
Material requirements: You can bring a project of your own to work on. This could be a piece of fabric, an article or clothing or a pillow or some other textile. If you need help figuring our a project, please feel free to contact us!
You can also purchase the stitched 3-hole fabric pages if you prefer at $20 each (payable directly to Diana)
Equipment requirements: All equipment is provided for this workshop.
Group size: We like to keep our workshops cozy and fun, so attendance is limited to 10 guests.