Experience the beautiful art of Japanese shibori dying with the most wonderful deep blue indigo color. Shibori simply means blocking, clamping, tying, cloth to create unique marks (on your cloth). There is never a mistake in this fiber art method and is OH SO fun and pure magic!!!
In this workshop, participants will create a set of 4 dinner napkins in different shibori binding and dying methods. All supplies are included.
Gina Alvarez has exhibited her work extensively in St. Louis as well as Chicago, Oregon, Washington State, New York, Washington DC, South Carolina and Indonesia. She received her BA from the College of Charleston in Charleston SC where she focused her attention on printmaking and costume design. Alvarez completed her master’s degree in printmaking and drawing from Washington University in St. Louis, MO in 2002. Since graduation, she has pursued her interests in the arts both as an artist and as an arts administrator. In 2012 Alvarez was the recipient of the St. Louis Visionary Award, this award celebrates the numerous contributions and achievements of women who work in or support the arts in the greater St. Louis region. In 2014 Alvarez completed the Community Artists Training program and has since dedicated her attention to working with the community through the arts as the director of the Living Arts Studio and through promoting access to the arts for people living with disabilities. Gina is a new transplant to the area and is excited to spread her passion of the arts in this new community.