Learn to create soft, sculptural forms, based on growth patterns found in nature. During the course of this class, students will learn stitches and techniques to develop form and texture in their work. Experiment with organic structures and yarn or thread!
Soft Sculpture is appropriate for all skill levels in knitting and crochet. Materials for this class are inexpensive and easy to find. Materials list online. Please bring required materials to class.
January 20 and 21, 2018. 10AM – 4PM
Registration: $225 members / $250 non-members. Please register by Friday, January 12, 2018. Materials list online.
About the instructor:
Amy Keefer is a visual artist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in from California College of the Arts. Hailed as “radical in its romance,” her work is rooted in wearable art, simultaneously addressing textile practices and relational aesthetics. Conscious of the constructs at play when dressing and the cultural resistance of making, her aim is to awaken deep complications surrounding labor, trauma, and commerce using her own body as an exploratory site. Her work has been recognized widely throughout the United States.