Coming Workshops 2018-2019


The Aya Fiber Studio is pleased to invite regional, national and internationally acclaimed fiber-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: 

Please note: You can click the Workshop Title and a new link will open with the workshop description and registration link- You can "RESERVE" your space with a deposit and the balance will be due 45 days before class.


Intro to Indigo: Monthly Workshops

3 Day Indigo & Shibori w Suzanne Connors:

Selective De-gummimg on Raw Silk:

Indigo & Shibori for Quilters

  • Jan 16, 2019

Silk Painting with Jamie Kirkell

  • April 24-26, 2019

Carol Soderlund: November 29, 2018 Swiftly Colored Silk

3 Day Botanical Print/ Natural Dyes-

  • Dec 12-14, 2018

  • April 17-19, 2019

Fabric Sculpting with POWERTEX

  • APRIL 16, 2019

Lisa Binkley:  Jan 7-10, 2019  Dots & Dashes: The Language of the Handmade Stitch

JiYoung Chung: Joomchi & Beyond-        Jan 11-13, 2019


Akemi Nakano Cohn: Jan 22-24, 2019 Katazome with Indigo Dyeing

M. Theresa Brown: Jan 30- Feb 2, 2019:  Botanical Print Journal/ Printing on Leather and Paper

Gasali Adeymo: Batik Adire & Tie Dye  Feb 4-7, 2019

Wen Redmond:  Digital Exlorations in Fiber Art and Mixed MediaFeb 11-13, 2019

Catharine Ellis: The Organic Indigo Vat, including Resists, Indigo Discharge and Printing - Feb 19-23, 2019

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

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

Kerr Grabowski: 5 day Deconstructed Screen Printing:  March 11-18, 2019

Ana Lisa HedstromShibori with Indigo, Madder and Pomegranate March 18-21, 2019 (Waitlist)

Jean Gauger: 2 Day Nuno Felted Scarflette/ Shawlette: March 25-26, 2019

Jean Gauger: 3 Day Nuno Felted Poncho: March 27-29, 2019

Kiranada Sterling Benjamin: Exploring Rozome: Patterns and Texture with Soywax /Beeswax - March 30-April 3, 2019

Mindfulness, Art & Creativity: April 4, 2019: Artist lecture with Kiranada Sterling Benjamin

Kiranada Sterling Benjamin: Japanese Design for Fiber Artists: April 5-7, 2019

Christine Zoller: Twist on Shibori: A Contemporary Approach  April 9-13, 2019

10 Day Japan Textile Workshop: May (waitlist)