December 2 - December 9, 2012
Glean from your daily life to create a unique portrait with a ‘sampler’ of embroidery stitches. Explore creative use of diary writing and documentation of daily life in your art. Look at work by contemporary fiber artists while learning traditional stitches and embroidery basics. All levels welcome.
Instructor Joetta Maue is a full-time artist primarily using photography and fibers. Her most recent body of work is a series of embroideries and images exploring intimacy, love and family. Her work has been shown widely; she has shows in 2012 at Textile Arts Center (Brooklyn, NY), Oasis Gallery (Michigan) and Arts Place. She authors the textile arts blog Little Yellowbird and contributes to the Textile Arts Center blog and the on-line journal Mr. X Stitch. She is also an active curator.