ONSITE: The Dye Days of Summer (Ages 9-11)
Discover the wonders of color and cloth by exploring fabric dyes and tie-dye techniques. At the end of the week, we’ll use our collection of dyed fabric to create a tote bag using the sewing machine.
- This is an On-site course. Students must follow social distancing protocols and wear masks at all times. For more info visit visarts.org.
About the Instructor
Alex Foster is a fiber-based artist, living and working in Richmond, Virginia. Foster uses natural dyes and printing with plants on fabric to better understand the natural world. They received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fibers and Material Studies from James Madison University in 2015. A deep love for fabric has led them to work as a studio assistant for Aya Fiber Studio in Stuart Florida, an internship as a costume stitcher for the American Shakespeare Center, and two work-study fellowships at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Foster has exhibited artwork in cities across Virginia. They recently taught a natural dye workshop at Fiddlehead Farm and Apothecary and an Indigo+Shibori workshop at Studio Two Three in Richmond.See More Classes By Instructor