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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.

Special Notes

  • 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

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.

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ONSITE: The Dye Days of Summer (Ages 9-11)

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Class Details
June 28 - July 29 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Days: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Tuition: $125.00
Member Tuition: $112.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Alex Foster
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