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

Susan Lenz           Oct 25-26, 2017 "HOT" An Exploration in Contemporary Fiber Arts

Muffy Clark-Gill       Nov 7-9, 2017       3 Day Batik Techniques

Suzanne Connors     Dec 5-7, 2017  Creating Colored Backgrounds in Eco Print

John Marshall  Dec 9-11, 2017      Traditions of working in Japanese Indigo

JiYoung Chung       Dec 15-17, 2017 Joom Chi and Beyond

Jean Gauger              Dec 19,  2017      Nuno Felted Journal

Kerr Grabowski   Jan 8-12, 2018  Deconstructed Screen Print

Lisa Binkley             Jan 15-17, 2018  Art of Stitching Beads on Cloth

Donna Brown   Jan 23-26, 2018  Create Fabrics using Earth Pigments, Lake Pigments and Myan Blue

Jean Gauger              Jan 30-31, 2017  Nuno Felted Scarflette/ Shawlette

Sculpting with Fiber  ( POWERTEX) Feb 3, 2018

Jean Gauger             Feb 12-15, 2018  4 Day Nuno Felt Poncho

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

Christine Mauersberger  March 6-8  The Intuitive Stitch

Christine Mauersberger  March 10-11 Expressive Art: painting and Doodling

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 Swiftly Colored Silk

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


Olga Kazanskaya     POSTPONED  2 Day Nuno Felt with Natural Dye

  • Ann Johnston  Feb 2019
  • Nicola Brown August 2018
  • Catherine O'LearyOctober 2018
  • Pia Best-Reininghaus November 2018
  • Gladys Paulus
  • Natalya Brashovetska Nov 2018
  • Katia Mokeyeva
  • Adrienne Gaskell: Kuminihimo/ June 2019