This course will introduce students to material research through the application of introductory embroidery methods. The instructor will provide examples of contemporary embroidery and textile artists for research and inspiration. Students will learn basic embroidery stitches, learn techniques for interpreting imagery into textiles, and create a self-portrait for their final project.
Participants are responsible for purchasing materials for this class. A list will be provided upon registration.
dani lopez is a textiles artist working within weaving and fiber sculpture to explore queer desire, femininity, and femme identity. She received her MFA in Textiles from CCA and her BFA from the University of Oregon. At CCA, she was awarded two teaching assistantships and received a diversity and merit scholarship. At Root Division, she taught an embroidery workshop in Spring 2020. She has been featured in Hyperallergic, Surface Design Journal, and Other People’s Pixels. lopez has shown at Minnesota Street Project, Tropical Contemporary, Amos Eno Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, and the Frank Ratchye Project Space.