Most CE classes continue to be Remote (online). For On Campus and Hybrid classes please read about MassArt COVID Safety Requirements.

Flexible Structures


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Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays



This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

An exploration of traditional and non-traditional methods of form-making using a variety of flexible, soft, or fibrous materials. Projects explore both technical and conceptual possibilities. Students investigate materials for their potential as sculptural, architectural, functional objects and as mixed-media installations and site-specific environments. We will explore various off-loom textile construction techniques including wrapping, coiling, crochet, netting, and twining that will greatly expand the possibilities of your studio practice!


This class uses the zoom platform.

A supply list follows.  Please check closer to the start of class that your class is running before ordering supplies. You will not need everything for the first class.  Your instructor will let you know prior to the start.  Contact if you have questions about this class.



  • Wire/ wire cutters
  • Additional sizes of reed (1/2” flat, 3/8” flat, 1/4” flat) and reed dye
  • Various sizes yarn/ knitting needles/ crochet hooks as desired for final projects and explorations
  • Found materials/ objects, fabric, embroidery thread, watercolor paper, recycled plastic bags, buttons, notions, foraged materials, etc.




This class has ended.

Jenine Shereos is a sculptor and installation artist specializing in fiber and textile processes. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and published in The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Frame Magazine, Make Magazine, Textile Plus Magazine, and Mary Schoeser’s publication; Textiles: The Art of Mankind. Shereos is also a … Read more