Natural Dyeing Workshop with Emily Endod at Harrison House Music, Arts, Ecolology in Joshua Tree
NATURAL DYEING WORKSHOP
with Emily Endod
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 10am-4pm
Tickets: $125 – Lunch Included – Reserve Here
Prickly pear cacti, cochineal, pomegranate and sage collected on the grounds of the Harrison House Arts and Ecology site will be at the center of this immersive outdoor natural dyeing workshop.* We will learn how to process raw plant matter into dyes and introductory fabric dyeing techniques. The class will discuss eco-friendly mordanting processes and how to work with both animal and plant fibers. Students will leave with dye samples and their own hand dyed silk scarf or handkerchief made in class.
*Please expect to provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or negative test within 72 hours of event. Masks Recommended. Full refunds will be issued in case of event cancellation only.
About the Instructor:
Emily Endo received a BFA in fiber from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Emily served as the Chair of Oregon College of Art and Craft Fibers Department, and worked as a mentor in the Pacific Northwest College of Art. Emily has worked with students of all ages and abilities. They taught visual arts classes for adults with developmental disabilities and children’s wilderness survival and craft classes. Emily has exhibited and lectured internationally at venues such as the Scottish Glass Art Society, the Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland), the American Craft Council (Minneapolis), Portland Art Museum, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. Their work has been featured in magazines including American Craft, Interior Design, Art Ltd. and Frontrunner. Endo lives and works in Yucca Valley, CA where they are the co-director of the High Desert Observatory.