Coming workshops 2017-2018


The Aya Fiber Studio is pleased to invite national and internationally acclaimed artists to the studio to give lectures, workshops and critiques for a wide range of fiber studio practices and techniques. These visits will provide studio students direct interaction with the artist and cumulate with a "public" lecture on their work: ( for these workshops you can reserve your space with a deposit- click link for more info, list subject to be added to)


Intro to Indigo: Monthly Workshops

Various Surface Design Techniques: Monthly

 2 day Intro to Eco-Print: Suzanne Connors -April 3-4

Ana Lisa Hedstrom- Influence and Inspiration: An Artist Talk and Trunk Show   Feb 18, 2018

Ana Lisa Hedstrom     Feb 19-23,2017               Shibori with Indigo, Madder and Pomegranate

Jan Wutkowski   March 2-3, 2018  Dyeing to Make Spring Hats     

Christine Mauersberger  March 6-8  The Intuitive Stitch

Jean Gauger                              1 Day Nuno Felted Journal  March 13,2018  (rescheduled)     

March 14-16, 2018  3 Day Contact Print; Creating Colored Background- Suzanne Connors

Jane Callender     March 19-23, 2018 Callishibori

Catharine Ellis       March 27-30, 2018 Natural Dye Study

Carol Soderlund      April 9-11, 2018 True Colors

Carol Soderlund         April 12, 2018

Irit Dulman      April 16-23, 2018  Botanical Print w Natural Dyes and Sewing  

Irit Dulman  April 26- May 3, 2018  Botanical Print w Natural Dyes and Sewing

Rosalie Dace:  May 8-10, 2018    Hand Stitching for Texture & Touch

Charity Van deer Meer: June 7-10, 2018  Fashion Styling and Surface Design for Nuno Felted Garments

Catherine O'Leary   October 15-18, 2018  Sculptural Felted Garments

Nicola Brown: August  27- 31, 2018    Eco-Print: Back to Basics

Pia Best-Reininghaus: Nov 3-5, 2018 Indigo-Rust & Eco-Print

Pia Best-Reinghaus: Nov 8-12, 2018  5 Day Shibori

Roxanne Lasky Threads of Meaning Nov 15-18, 2018

Susan Lentz   "HOT"   Dec 3-5, 2018

Anne Johnston Dye Painting and Printing  Feb 25- March 1, 2019

Tommey Scanlin: Planning Design for Tapestry  March 4-8, 2019

JiYoung Chung       TBD 2018 Joom Chi and Beyond


10 day Japan Textile Workshop:   May 13-24, 2019

  • Gladys Paulus
  • Natalya Brashovetska: Nov 2018
  • Katia Mokeyeva
  • Ann Johnston:  Feb 2019
  • Adrienne Gaskell: Kuminihimo/ June 2019