Candy Box Sampler: Approaching Woven Objects and Vessels in Innovative Ways
Shannon Weber, Instructor
Dates: September 14th – 16th, 2019 (9am-4pm)
Materials Fee: $0
Skill: Open to all levels
This class will explore mixed media in small scale layering processes with basic basketry skills. Stitching, cold connections, and limited wax options will be combined with interesting and unusual tactile materials such as bike tubes, metal measuring tape, Pacific kelp, paper, and rusty tidbits including local on-site organic collections and more. The class allows students to engage in creative play, gain off-beat skills, develop dialog for future innovation in one’s own personal designs, and refine the technique of working with repetitive layers and materials of all kinds.
Shannon Weber resides in Cottage Grove, Oregon where she maintains a fulltime studio working in fiber mixed media objects and sculpture. She is known for her unusual choices in materials such as Pacific NW sea kelp and reclaimed debris and her mixing of these materials in various combinations while using unique approaches and techniques. Her work has been awarded, exhibited internationally, and held in numerous public and private collections along with being featured in national and international publications such as Fiber Art Now, Surface Design Journal, Hand/Eye, ZoneOne and many others.