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NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform
Class meets 3-5pm ET
Embroidery has a long history of embellishing fabric in a myriad of ways—and now stitching on paper or photos or Tyvek or other substrates has taken hold. In this workshop, we will explore many different embroidery stitches, techniques, and materials for embellishing your work in a new way. Adding line, value, color and even text in these hand-sewn ways adds a new tactile element to your surfaces. This Workshop is open to both beginners, as well as more experienced students.
Kits with basic supplies will be mailed as part of the tuition —make sure you provide your mailing address at registration. All you need to bring to the screen is your work, scissors, pencil, and photos or specialty paper.
Instructor: Erin Sweeney
Erin Sweeney lives and works in southern New Hampshire. She received her MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she was awarded the Elizabeth C. Roberts Prize for Graduate Book Arts. She also has a BFA in Sculpture from the Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine.
Sweeney exhibits nationally, most recently at the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts and at the Museum of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. In 2019, Sweeney was awarded a Ruth and James Ewing Award for Excellence in the Arts, and in 2020 was a juror for the Awards.
Additionally, Sweeney is the Coordinator of the Art Education program at Plymouth State University. She teaches Art Education and studio courses; develops curriculum, and assessment strategies, and loves to talk about teaching! She also teaches workshops at her Lovely in the Home Press and travels to teach workshops.