My workshops are an introduction to skills and technologies giving access to the creative use of plant fibers. Here are some of the design-build workshops I’ve taught that blur the borders of art and craft, merging fiber techniques with sculptural weaving and paper-making.
The workshops here include: Design and Build with NW Plant Materials, Sculptural Weaving and Paper-Making, Creative Uses of NW Plant Materials, Non-Traditional Uses of NW Plant Materials, Innovation With Invasives, Paper Making from the Garden.
Paper From Plants – A Lesson in Resilience
Port Gamble S’Klallam Community Awards Program made this artistic weekend of Paper Making With Plants possible.
Plants Have Fibers – And Other Good Lessons
Thank you for looking at this blog. I haven’t been writing much this past year, for various reasons, but I hope to share more with you in the coming months. Last year was dedicated to working on some projects I’d started, but never seemed to have the time to finish, like the Suquamish-Indianola Storytelling Project. […]
More Pictures From NCI Art Retreat
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” – Scott Adams
2012 Images from NCI Retreat
Inspiration is right out our door at North Cascades Institute.
Art Making in the North Cascades
What art offers is space, a certain breathing room for the spirit.~John Updike
North Cascades Institute 2012
Come enjoy four day in the North Cascades on the shores of Diablo Lake at North Cascades Institute.
Images – 2011 Workshop At NCI
The environment here is wonderful – classrooms, views, trails, meals, and friendships!
More NCI 2011 Class Images
See highly motivated students at work at NCI 2011 workshop.