All Summer 2020 continuing education classes will be run online. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer and an internet linked camera. Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or Moodle. For specific course requirements contact the CE office ce@massart.edu or your instructor.

Learn traditional fiber techniques to support experimental work across all areas of art, artisanry, and design with classes in weaving, surface design, interlacing, dyeing, clothing construction, soft sculpture and more.

Students will learn about the historical traditions of backstrap weaving.  They will make a backstrap loom out of simple materials and will learn to warp weave fabric.  We will cover the history of the strip woven traditions in Ghana, Japan and Central America. Additionally, I will cover what it take … Read more

Start Date

06/09

Meeting Day

Tue-Fri

End Date

06/25

Faculty

Karen Hampton

Time

10am–3:30pm

Credits

3

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This workshop explores the sculptural possibility of fiber. Using a variety of materials, students will fabricate original forms that utilize fiber techniques in traditional and non- traditional ways. Students will gain fluency in a variety of fiber techniques through technique demonstrations, individual meetings, and independent work time. Contemporary fiber artists … Read more

Start Date

06/10

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

07/29

Faculty

Courtney Stock

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

0

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With a focus on felting techniques, you will lean wet felting, needle felting, and a combination of both to make irresistibly soft sculptures. We will also explore felting around armatures, using molds, resists, and incorporating other materials. This workshop will consist of demonstrations, experimenting, and guided work time in which … Read more

Start Date

07/18

Meeting Day

Sat and Sun

End Date

07/19

Faculty

Rachel Montroy

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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