LEARN TO WEAVE

LEARN TO WEAVE
with Janice Sullivan

Summer 2020
30 hours

June 1 – August 3, 2020   TEN MONDAYS
Evenings 6 – 9 pm

Tuition: $350  – includes some materials
NOTE: Some work exchange ½ tuition scholarships Available. Contact Lolli Jacobsen.

To enroll send $50 non-refundable deposit with contact information and class request to:
Pacific Textile Arts 450 Alger St. Fort Bragg, CA 95437
OR … use our online registration form and optionally pay deposit with paypal.

 
 

This class will cover the fundamentals of weaving: fibers and yarns, warp and weft calculations, tools and equipment, warping looms, drafting and weaving designs suitable for interior or fashion fabrics. Student will produce a sampler of four shaft weaves and then a project based on one of these weave structures.

 
 
 

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BIO:   Janice Sullivan graduated with a BA in Textiles from Boston University and Massachusetts College of Art with a Masters in Art Education. She lived in San Francisco from 1982 – 2005, teaching classes in Weaving and Surface Design and exhibiting her work both locally and nationally. She has taught at City College of San Francisco since 1995, as well San Francisco State University and College of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg, CA. In her thirty five year study of loom manipulated, multi-tensioned double weave, she has pioneered a new approach to sculptural textiles. Her wall pieces also incorporate painting, printing, stitching and dyeing techniques.

Her wall pieces are represented in many corporate and private collections across the country including several Kaiser-Permanente Medical Centers,Moody’s Investment Services, Quantum Corporation, Summit Medical Center & Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital.

After living in San Francisco for 23 years, Janice Sullivan moved to the Mendocino area in 2005 where she maintains a weaving and dyeing studio and continues to teach.