The Richness and Diversity of Contemporary Weaving features SCHG, on view from September 27, 2018 - January 17, 2019. Opening reception on October 3rd from 6pm - 8pm.
The Center for the Arts Eagle Rock is hosting a 6-session Introduction to Textile Design in October and November! Join textile artists Connie Rohman (Textile Arts L.A. member) and Sascha Stannard in silk dyeing, fabric painting, fabric collage, and embroidery projects.
Join Mimi Haddon, instructor at The Craft and Folk Art Museum and FIDM, for an afternoon of Indigo Dyeing. She will have boards, clamps and other tools for creating shibori patterns on your natural fiber clothing and fabric. She will also have additional color dye pots to create beautiful layers of designs.
Two dates available: Saturday September 29 or Sunday September 30th.
$75 per person.
Purchase tickets here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Beginning Weaving Class with Textile Arts LA member Val Echavarria at Avenue 50 Studio on September 29th.
*Whew Chile the Ghetto is on view in TAG Gallery’s loft space until September 30.
What Knot? opens on September 11, 2018 at the Richmond Art Center, and runs until November 16, 2018. Opening reception on September 8th, 5pm - 7pm.
Modern Hand Quilting is the final workshop in Aneesa’s Residency series. We’ll cover a brief history and evolution of quilting, with a focus on Wartime quilts, Modern quilting, and Art Quilts, with a brief insight into Appalachian/Rocky Mountain quilts and the Gee’s Bend phenomenon. Participants will then create a “micro-quilt” (approximately the size of one’s hand). Previous sewing experience is a plus, but not needed. More details via the button below.
Knitting as Protest is the second of three workshops Aneesa Shami will be conducting during her studio residency at the Helms Design Center. This hands-on workshop will include historical background on knitting as craftivism (e.g., the recent Pussyhat project), and guide participants through techniques to create a classic garter-stitch scarf. No previous knitting experience is necessary. More details through the View Event button!
The Textile Museum Associates of Southern California will be hosting Dr. Louise Shelley for a lecture revealing illicit stories of the textile trade.
Methodical Weaving is the first of three workshops Aneesa Shami will be conducting during her studio residency at the Helms Design Center. Aneesa will review the history and progress of weaving and textiles, then transition into a hands-on exploration of techniques. View event for more details!
19 artists, including many L.A. artists among international artists, are featured in Steve Turner's Through-Line: Drawing and Weaving exhibition, on view through August 25th.
The Landing is proud to present Materializations, a group exhibition that finds pleasure and meaning in materiality. Opening Saturday July 14th, from 6-9 p.m.
Weave Only Just Begun, an installation and performance by Kira Keck, will be on Saturday, May 12 from 6-9pm at ILGWU.