Art Workshops, Classes & Retreats


"Reap What You Sew"
January 9 - February 6, 2021
 

Reap What You Sew provides an opportunity to explore the world of sewing and design with minimal materials, using hand-stitch practices to complete handy projects that spark a desire to learn the art. This 5-session workshop held via Zoom, is provided by ARTiClass by Agora Gallery, a contemporary art gallery located in Chelsea NY since 1984. This unique and professional workshop will enable you to learn or improve your sewing skills from the extremely talented and experienced instructor, Mahdiyyah Muhammad, while interacting with other art lovers! In addition to enjoying professional standards and easy-to-use website, graduates can join our online community, be awarded with the gallery's representation benefits and may be elected for the 2021 ARTiClass competition.
 
Location: Web-delivered (Online)
Instructor: Mahdiyyah Muhammad
Cost: $270
Sponsor: ARTiClass by Agora Gallery
Website, email, +1 212-226-4151


"Carol Soderlund: Layers Upon Layers"
August 21-26, 2021
 

Develop experimental approaches to the layering of visual color and texture on cloth. This retreat is suitable for advanced-beginner to advanced level fiber artists. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Superior, healthy, locally-sourced meals and retreat amenities, all in peaceful surroundings in the woods and on the water. Lodging packages available.
 
Location: Bayfield, Wisconsin
Instructor: Carol Soderlund
Cost: $650
Sponsor: Wild Rice Retreat
Website, email, 715-779-0178


"Shibori & Indigo Dyeing on Cotton & Silk Fabric"
September 16-21, 2021
 

Immerse yourself and fully engage in the multifaceted art form that is ‘shibori’. Learn how to plan for and create resist dyed patterns and designs using itajime, cylinder wrapping, bound and stitch resists. Different types and strengths of vat ensure you will have an authentic indigo dyeing experience. You will be working samples on silk and cotton fabrics of a size that can be used later for personal craft projects. A few natural dyes will add additional colour to the range. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Superior, healthy, locally sourced meals, inspired lodging, and retreat amenities, all in peaceful surroundings in the woods and on the water. Lodging packages available.
 
Location: Bayfield, Wisconsin
Instructor: Jane Callender
Cost: Tuition + meals from $1,195
Sponsor: Wild Rice Retreat
Website, email, (715) 779-0178


"Waving a Walk in the Woods"
September 19-23, 2021
 

During this Autumn Equinox, we will weave a tapestry in response to walking in the woods that surround Wild Rice Retreat. We will explore techniques that lend themselves to describing trees and forest, sunlight on leaves, water droplets on ferns, texture of bark. The response in tapestry can be representational, abstract or somewhere in between. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Superior, healthy, locally sourced meals, inspired lodging, and retreat amenities, all in peaceful surroundings in the wood and on the water. Lodging packages available.
 
Location: Bayfield, Wisconsin
Instructor: Elizabeth Buckley
Cost: Tuition + meals from $1,105
Sponsor: Wild Rice Retreat
Website, email, (715) 779-0178


 

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