Saturday, August 17, 1-4pm
Learn to knit and crochet soft sculpture, based on growth patterns found in nature. Students will learn basic stitches and a variety of techniques for shaping and creating texture. Bring a small organic object to class to serve as your model.
Amy Keefer earned a master of fine arts degree in textiles from California College of the Arts in 2009. Hailed as “radical in its romance,” her work focuses on the social practice of making and wearing garments that reveal private information to the public. She is a full time instructor in textiles and wearable art at the Harvey Milk Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Her work has been recognized nationally, most recently as part of the Universal Festival of Relational Aesthetics in Orange County, CA, Boston Fashion Week and Kala’s exhibition “Cashing Out.” Her full CV and recent work can be viewed at www.amykeefer.com.