Monday, April 8, 2013

WORKSHOP Breaking the Rules - Beyond the Mark

Registration Opens June 24 at 10am

2013 Maiwa Textile Symposium
Jason Pollen



$395 includes 90 lab fee
September 27, 28, 29, 2013 - Class Limit 14
Maiwa East: 1310 Odlum Drive, Vancouver BC

The starting point of this workshop is the deconstruction and reconstruction of your collected fabric samples. These will be combined with canvas, silk, cotton, linen, and paper on which you will draw, paint, stitch, and make your marks. 

This adventure in spontaneous mark-making on fabric will be augmented through the addition of printed imagery, thus giving focus to your works-in-progress.

Breaking away from an overly familiar and cautious approach and breaking the rules will lead you into unknown territory, the place where innovative and remarkable new work will be born.

Jason joins us from Kansas City.

Students are required to bring a sewing machine with a free motion foot.


Instructor Bio

Jason received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in painting at the City College of New York. He was on the faculties of the Royal College of Art in London, Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute before serving as chair of the fibre department at Kansas City Art Institute. Jason now lives in Kansas City.

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