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Mixed Media Embroidery (1 class)

Kala Art Institute - Kala Gallery and Classroom

Sunday, April 3, 2016
Kala Gallery and Classroom 2990 San Pablo Avenue BerkeleyCA  94702
Sunday, April 3, 2016
Kala Gallery and Classroom 2990 San Pablo Avenue BerkeleyCA  94702

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What's Included

In this one day workshop we will explore a wide variety of embroidery techniques that lend themselves to a mixed media approach to needlework. Collage found objects into your embroidery work, stitch on unexpected materials, and expand your expectations of embroidery. Suitable for all levels. Beginners are welcome. Sunday, April 3 from 1-4pm $15 Materials Fee payable to the teacher on the first day of class Instructor bio: Amy Keefer is a visual artist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She holds a Master of Fine Arts 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.

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Kala Art Institute's mission is to help artists sustain their creative work over time through its Artist-in- Residence and Fellowship Programs, and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs and education. Kala's high quality printmaking and multimedia studios are located in Berkeley, CA.

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