Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Saturday, January 25, 2014
As you know from the previous post here, Fabienne Rey is coming to Illinois to teach in conjunction with the exhibit From the Inside Out that Elizabeth Adams-Marks and Pat Vivod are curating. Here is a brief description of the workshop and contact information to get the ball rolling.
From the Inside Out - Eco-Prints and Memory Cloth 1
with Fabienne Rey
September 19, 20, 21, 2014 – 10 am to 5 pm each day
During this three-day intensive eco-print/dye workshop with Fabienne Rey of the Netherlands, participants will be introduced to ecological, economical and sustainable methods of dyeing and printing organic fabrics by engaging a variety of plant materials. Held in a private 2.5 acre wooded garden in southwest Illinois just 30 minutes east of St. Louis, MO, the workshop is an opportunity for novice and experienced fiber artists to create a collection of fabric samples while learning about hot and cold bundling; natural-dye and eco-dye methods; and the variables of time, water, cauldrons, non-toxic metals, mordants, local plants and natural fabrics.
Participants will be treated to a simple, but delicious lunch each day in the garden, but will provide their own lodging and transportation to restaurants, art exhibitions, museums, shopping, theaters, and other attractions along the Mississippi River in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Fabienne will be giving an artist talk on September 18, 7 pm, at the
Jacoby Arts Center ADW Gallery, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the day
before the workshop begins. We hope participants will plan to attend.
For more information about Fabienne Rey and the other artists in the international fibers exhibition, From the Inside Out, at ADW Gallery on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, explore this entire blog. Each artist has her own page accessed at tabs across the top. Facebook page links and artist blog links can be found in the sidebar along with other information.
Registration for the workshop is limited to 12 participants on a first-come-first-serve basis. To get on our list to receive registration form, detailed information, pricing and materials list required for workshop, along with links for lodging and local attractions, please email your full name and request to Patricia Vivod at
Workshop: Friday through Sunday, September 19-21, 2014 - 10am to 5pm
Artist Talk: Thursday, September 18, 2014 – 7 pm
Levels of expertise: All levels welcome
Saturday, January 18, 2014
We are pleased (actually jumping up and down!) to announce that Fabienne Rey will be offering a three day intensive workshop for us in September during the time of the exhibition, From the Inside Out. Mark your calendars!
|Provence Metis (a work in progress) by Fabienne Rey|
From the Inside Out: Eco-prints and Memory Cloth
Fabienne Rey - instructor
Workshop: September 19-21, 2014 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Price and registration details will be coming soon.
Artist Talk at ADW Gallery, SIUE: Thursday, September 18
Fabienne, Elizabeth & Pat will all be at the gallery.
|Fabienne in her garden in the Netherlands in 2013|
There is no easy way to express our disappointment, but we must announce that India Flint has withdrawn from the exhibition. India explained there are too many commitments on her horizon. We wish her well and extend congratulations on her new book and the fabulous fashions she has been creating of late.