Three wonderful days - one workshop - 12 people limit.
Cost : $365.00 includes all dye stuffs, but fabric packs containing 1 mtr of gumna, 2 mtr of habutai, and 1 mtr of organza satin is available on request for a special workshop price of $50 per person. Please pre order the pack to save time on workshop days.
Tutor Profile: Patricia Black
Patricia Black is a textile practitioner whose career has ranged from design for theatre and dance to teaching her specialized field of dimensional textiles using dyeing techniques whose collective Japanese name is 'shibori'.
Patricia is now living in Padova Italy, she has spent almost 2 decades in Europe teaching and tlearning the textile arts.
Having studied this art with Japanese dyemasters and
designers in Japan in 1993 -Junichi Arai, Hiroyuko Shindo and Kae Hayakawa.
Patricia learnt the ancient techniques of 'Shibori' and adapted them
using commercial dyes on silk and wool in place of traditional indigo to create 3-D forms that are flexible and texturally rich.
Patricia has been workshop leader in many schools and conferences worldwide including the ETN conference in Rovaniemi, Finland (2000) Haslach.Austria (2009), ISS Symposium, Harrogate (2000), HV Skolan,Stockholm and an annual tutor at Fondazione Lisio, Italy.
Featured in the 2005 San Francisco's Fine Art Museum exhibition 'Artwear', Patricia was invited speaker for the ISS conference in Harrogate,England (2001) Tama Art University,Tokyo (2005) and showd her work at Musee Branly at the recent International Shibori Symposium in Paris(2008). She is a member of the World Shibori Network and European Textile Network Texere (textiles in education committee.).
If you would like to pay with your credit card over the phone, please just call us with your credit card to manually book your place. Direct debit can also be arranged with staff. Phone 0394197745