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WIRED OPEN LABS 2019: WILLOW WEAVING
The WIRED Lab WELCOMES PENNY KERR
AS PART OF THE WIRED OPEN LABS WORKSHOP SERIES 2019
IN THIS 2.5 HOUR WORKSHOP YOU WILL LEARN:
About harvesting willow and its history of use in woven forms;
Basic willow weaving techniques and how to apply them to different shapes; and
How to weave onto an existing frame template, creating a visually striking piece speci c to your interests.
Who Should Attend?
Introductory class, suitable for beginners and experienced crafters.
What You'll GET
Each participant will take home a decorative handmade dragon y on a stand, for display in the house or garden, woven using locally sourced willow.
Participants will also be provided with a yummy home-made snack and/or fruit platter, and refreshments including water, organic teas and French press coffee.
What To Bring?All materials provided.
DATE & TIME
Saturday 4 May, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
The Coach House at Darbalara
Gundagai NSW 2722
$175 per ticket (GST inc)
12 places available
CREATIVE KIDS - NSW GOVT $100 VOUCHERS
The Wired Lab is a registered provider of the NSW Government ‘Creative Kids’ Program, which entitles parents and carers of young people (18 years and under) to a $100 voucher towards creative activities. These vouchers will be active from 1st January 2019, and one voucher per child is available on an annual basis.
Most of our workshops are accessible to mature teens or children accompanied by an adult.
Parents and guardians of participants under 18 should contact us directly before enrolling.
To claim your voucher the parent/guardian needs to establish a Service NSW account and apply for a Creative Kids Voucher
Once your voucher is issued contact us to reserve your child's place in a workshop.
Please provide the child's full name, date of birth and the voucher number.
If the workshop place is more than $100, we will invoice you for the balance of the fee.
The Wired Open Labs workshops are presented in a range of venues where varying access needs can be met.
We have endeavoured to make our workshops as accessible as possible.
Please contact us with specific access needs before purchasing a ticket to ensure we meet your requirements.
Anna Schoo | The WIRED Lab | firstname.lastname@example.org
An artisan based in regional NSW, Penny particularly loves creating pieces for the garden and is commissioned both locally and beyond (most recently submitting work for The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney). She works with locally sourced willow to sculpt woven objects from animals through to abstract shapes. Penny frequently runs sold out workshops, particularly during months most seasonally appropriate to working with her chosen medium.
With thanks to our partners at The Coach House at Darbalara.
This project is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
The Wired Lab is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.
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