Tuesday, February 11, 2014

2-Day and 3-Day workshops with Yoshiko Wada in Calgary, August 2014

FULL: Now taking names for waiting lists
Yoshiko Wada
Will teach workshops in Calgary in August 2014

Yoshiko, is President of the World Shibori Network-World (WSN was established in Nagoya,Japan in 1992) and is the world's authority on Shaped Resist Dyeing.  She has writtendefinitive publications on the subject and produced a DVD "Arimatsu Narumi Shibori: Celebrating 400 years of Japanese Artisan Design." She leads study tours to Japan and has introduced many to the world of Shibori and inspiring creativity via her gentle style.  She is the founder of Slow Fibre Studios which collaborates with WSN and Michel Garcia on as series of Natural Dye Workshop DVDs.

Yoshiko is an artist, author, exhibition curator, textile researcher and film producer.  She is a long time exponent of traditional and sustainable practises in fashion and textile production.  she holds a BFA in Textile Art from Kyoto City Fine Arts University, MFA in Painting from the University of Boulder,Colorado Yoshiko travels the world giving lectures and workshops and participates in conferences to build greater insight into the world of fibre and textiles.

"Introduction to Organic Dyes and Pigments
For one-bath protein fiber dyeing."
2-Day workshop 

Wednesday 27 - Thursday 28 August, 2014 

This workshop will be of interest to :-

Water colour artists, calligraphers and those working with encaustic, as well as fibre artists
Cost: $370 (A non-refundable deposit of $155 is payable now to secure your place)
A charge of US$35 will be made for materials at this workshop (Natural Dye Workshop)

 "On Transformation: 2D to 3D"

3-Day  workshop
Friday - Sunday 29 - 31 August, 2014

To include work with natural and synthetic fabrics, 

Asian paper, and some recycling.  Sewing machines may be used.

Of particular interest to fibre, paper and mixed-media artists and others.

Cost: $290 (A non-refundable deposit of $155 is payable now to secure your place)

A charge of US$25 will be made for materials at this workshop (2D-3D)

All workshops will take place at:
4515 Manhattan Rd SE
Calgary, AB T2G 4B3
Ph 403-258-0075

To confirm your place on one or more of Yoshiko's workshops a payment via PayPal,  of a non-refundable deposit of $155 (for each course you wish to register for) will be required.  Please email to  confirm that spaces are still available.

Space is limited.  Maximum 15 participants. 

If, after paying the deposit, you find that you cannot attend the workshop/s it will be your responsibility to find a replacement who can then return your deposit to you.  I will, however, take names for a waiting list and will try to help put you in touch with someone who wishes to attend.

There might be a small charge for materials.

email your interest in signing up for a place on one of the courses asap 

Demand has been high but there are still some places left.

For queries please contact me:-
karin millson
1 403 453 1823

Save the Date 

Yoshiko Wada will give a presentation

"Sustainability in Textile Design & Production : Case Studies from Japan, India, and USA"


Tuesday 26th August
ACAD Stanford Perrot Theatre
at 7pm
This will be a ticketed event: tickets will be available nearer the time

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