Susan is at home/ in studio
available for scheduling workshops with groups in 2023 online
Virtual workshops available
Basics of Design two sessions 3 hours each with interactive exercises and work inbetween meetings developing the Elements and Principles of Design. Next level Mastering Design: Beyond the Basics
Fraktur motifs inspire patternmaking 3 hours history of PA German illuminated documents, common motifs and elements involved to create a rug pattern. Colors for materials discussed. Leave workshop with personal design
Making-Do the West Virginia Way 3 hours “meeting” the McDonald sisters of Gilmer County, WV and learning to incorporate scraps of clothing, upholstery fabrics, cans and hooking into embroidered, collage footstools or art for the home.
Mentoring Sessions. 2 hours or more advising on business practices, writing artist statement, developing and critiquing body of work growing network, approaching galleries, entering exhibits. Working individually
Contact me for details and scheduling. See contact page.
February 18-25 WW6 Workshop Week coordinated through In the Studio Online Follow on Instagram for schedule . Basics of Design – build confidence by learning the Elements and Principles of Design. Make samples as reference tools, build a universal art vocabulary with fiber crafts. Date during the week TBA
August 18-19 Guided Artist Residency during Rug Hooking Week at Sauder Village, Archbold, OH Experience Rug Hooking as an artist exploring the exhibit, vendors and events with Susan guiding you according to personal interests. Meet makers through Feller’s network, study fiber art for finishing, materials, techniques to use. Learn about the craft as a newcomer or established traditionalist expanding your skills.
August 19 Gallery Talk Celebration Exhibit 33 using the finalists work as examples, learn to apply the Elements and Principles of Design to your own art.