3D Textiles: Katrina Virgona
May 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm| $95
(Or what the heck do I do with an armature?!)
Have fun exploring ways of working in 3D with textiles stitched over wire or plastic armatures.
We’ll start with a brainstorming session to develop concepts and designs for personal projects or for upcoming exhibitions.
After we’ve manipulated wire into your desired shape, we’ll wrap it with fabrics and then add functional and decorative stitch to really bring it to life.
Bring along bric-a-brac if you wish to attach with binding and couching methods. Basic hand stitching experience required.
This workshop will present new approaches to add to your repertoire and it will facilitate visual expression of your ideas through textiles.
Katrina Virgona is originally from North Queensland but has also lived in Fiji and northern NSW. She settled in Perth in 1984 after working in various locations around Australia. Currently Katrina teaches art theory in the School of Design and Art at Curtin University. She also conducts textile art workshops.
In her studio practice, Katrina creates 3D artworks and contemporary textile jewellery pieces, drawing on a diverse range of materials including wool, wire, wood, metal, fur and human hair. Her work has been exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. For more images see: https://katrinavirgona.com/