Saturday, September 8, 2012

Featured Workshop: The Noren Workshop



Noren are the traditional Japanese cloth dividers that hang in the doorways and windows.

Working with stitch resist and immersion dyeing, master noren artist Yoko Kano has worked on two major projects creating noren for the towns of Katsuyama and Naoshima, Japan. Yoko arrives from Japan with her daughter Kazuho to introduce this traditional Japanese art form to western audiences.

We have 2 spaces left in this incredible workshop. Register Now.

$350 includes $80 lab fee
September 16-18 (Sun - Tue) 10am-4pm - class limit 14

Maiwa East 1310 Odlum Drive, Vancouver


Today is also the first day of an exhibition of Yoko Kano's work. Her Noren will be on display from September 8 to 19th, 2012. Join us for a special Artist's Reception on Friday September 14th at the Silk Weaving Studio on Granville Island.

If you are intrigued by the art of Noren and want to learn more, Yoko Kano will be giving a lecture and slideshow this Thursday September 13th at 7:30 in the Net Loft on Granville Island. Tickets are $15. Available online, in our stores, or at the door.

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