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Workshop – Weaving from nature with Glen Wilkinson


Love working with natural materials?

Join fibre artist Glen Wilkinson in a full day weaving workshop.

Reusing fibres selected from garden pruning, you will be guided to assemble a woven artwork inspired by the natural form. Glen encourages individual self-expression, an appreciation of the beauty of the natural world and its materials, to find joy in the creative process and a sense of achievement at all levels of personal involvement.

Suitable for beginner weavers or those with a bit of experience who are interested in learning random weave technique.

Glen’s work is on display in the Gallery from 11 May – 17 July. Utilities – an exhibition of utilitarian vessels and forms that draw attention to the colour, texture and other overlooked aesthetic qualities of discarded fibre commonly found in garden waste.

Please bring along:

* A pair of secateurs

* Suitable clothing for working in and with nature

Optional:

* Some gardening or work gloves

* Your lunch (1 hour break)

* Picnic rug or chair

Be inspired by Glen’s exhibition at your Regional Gallery. You might also like to come along to the exhibition’s Opening Night, or join Glen and the other exhibiting artists for an Interactive Artist Tour.

Details

Date:
Saturday 30 June
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$65
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Venue

North Coast Regional Botanic Garden
Hardacre Street
Coffs Harbour, 2450 Select a Country:
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Phone:
0419 642 666

Our Living Coast is a joint project of the Coffs Harbour, Bellingen & Nambucca Councils