Coming Workshops 2019-2020


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

Selective De-gummimg on Raw Silk:

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 (wAITLIST)

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

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

3 Day Botanical Print/ Natural Dyes-

  • April 17-19, 2019

Silk Painting with Jamie Kirkell

  • April 24-26, 2019

MAY 1-3, 2019 Merike van Zanten

3 Day Indigo & Shibori w Suzanne Connors: MAY 6-8, 2019

10 Day Japan Textile Workshop: May

June 3-7, 2019 Fiber Camp for Kids


July 8-11 Sharon Sorken Botanical Print

August 4-9 Indigo Workshop (Madison Wisconsin)

Muffy Clark-Gill 3 Day Batik: Oct 1-3, 2019

Marlene Glickman: Color Hue Dyes ( Nov TBD)

Katia Mokeyeva: Nuno Felt NOV 18-22, 2019

Lisa Binkley: Jan 13-16, 2020

Velma Bolyard: Feb 5-9, 2020

Jody Alexander: BORO Aesthetic- March 21-23, 2020

Jane Callender: TBD

David Higgins : TBD