September 26, 2015 – 10:00 am
Studio Workshop: Wool-stätte: Needle Felting with Cassie Stephens
Josef Hoffmann (1870–1956), designer. For the Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna. Textile sample, Theben (Thebes), no. 49, 1910–15. Block-printed silk. The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection, 1994.43.36
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Frist Art Museum Studio A and galleries
$40 members; $50 not-yet-members; materials and lunch provided
Advance registration required by September 19. Contact Jessica Orvis (615.744.3355 or jorvis@FristArtMuseum.org) to reserve your place or register online. Participants must be 18 or older, please; all levels of artistry welcome.
Join fiber artist Cassie Stephens for a studio workshop as she teaches the art of needle felting with wool roving. Participants will draw inspiration from the aesthetics of the Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte exhibition and create a series of textile interpretations of the postcards. You will leave with an understanding of the craft of needle felting and how to pursue your artistic vision further with this exciting medium.