Building a Practice: Weaving as Contemporary Expression with Francesca Capone

Date: Monday September 11, 2017 - Monday October 23, 2017
Time: 6:30-9:30pm Mondays (no class 9/25) + variable studio hours
Location: Portland Studio
Teacher: Francesca Capone
Tuition: $475
Materials: $0

Join artist Francesca Capone in this 6-week session exploring the methods, theory and practice of weaving. This session will help textile artists & weavers explore the limits of the medium, in both concept and practice, in a supportive group environment. Participants will share works in the progress with the group, gaining both technical and conceptual feedback in 2 formal critiques, with additional evenings spent visiting the studios of established Portland textile artists, and working in the WildCraft studio. Readings, mini-lectures and other resources will be provided by Francesca and guest artists. Students enrolled in this session will receive 25% off tuition on any WildCraft class during the Fall 2017 season. Prerequisite: Experience in warping, dressing, and weaving on a handloom.

To apply for this 6-week program, please email a short letter of interest, describing your goals and creative needs, along with 5-8 images of recent work. Email subject line should read: Application, Building a Practice, with letter of interest & images sent to: chelsea@wildcraftstudioschool.com