Museum Saturday PLANTED IN THREAD with artists Elizabeth Vels & Cathy Stanley (Workshop for 16+ years)
Elizabeth Vels is a multi-media artist who has been creating since her mid 30s. Her latest retrospective exhibition ‘A Life in Making’ that was showcased at 6 Spin Street Gallery, Cape Town during July. The 85year old artist’s skill, application and appreciation for plant material was evident and inspirational in this exhibition.
Celebrating Garden Month, taking inspiration from nature with its array of plants and flora, come create your own textured weaving on a small loom. The workshop will introduce a vocabulary of weaving processes, various textures, shapes, different materials and the warping of your loom – yours to keep and use during the workshop.
The kit contains: Loom, a needle, and threads
All weaving material will be available and supplied during the workshop. Loads of threads and torn fabrics – a full colour palette and wondrous textures awaits you.
Limited seats are available. This workshop is suitable for 16yrs +
If you are interested and intrigued by textiles and fibres, the recently opened exhibition in Gallery 3; DiVERSiTY – Fibre Art group exhibition, is a must see. The artworks featured gives one insight to an array of textile and techniques, how they are used, combined, and explored creatively and applied with skill. Read more here.
Image courtesy of Elizabeth Vels.