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FRCQ presents national artist workshops. Registration is open to FRCQ members. Workshops are held in several locations across the Colorado Front Range area. FRCQ is hosting the following workshops in 2009. For more information about how to register for our workshops, please contact our Workshops team.

Jason Pollen

UPSIDE DOWN, INSIDE OUT AND BACKWARDS:
An experimental and innovative approach to Abstract Fabric Collage
Jason PollenThursday – Saturday, 9- 4 April 17, 18 & 19
At American Mountaineering Center
710 10th Street, Golden, CO
http://www.jasonpollen.com

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Jason Pollen is an internationally acclaimed artist, designer and educator. He has been on the faculties of the Royal College of Art in London, Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute in New York City and as Professor and Chair of the Fiber Department at the Kansas City Art Institute. Pollen has designed textiles for dozens of renowned fashion and home furnishings firms. He regularly collaborates as scenic designer with the Kansas City Ballet. He is President emeritus of the Surface Design Association and also an American Craft Council Fellow. The Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina honors him with the Outstanding Artist Educator Award in August 2012.

Expand your visual language through a series of drawing, painting, printing, fusing and stitching approaches aimed at developing dynamic, communicative and compelling artwork.

 

From Watercolor to Quilt :: Katie Pasquini Masopust

Katie Pasquini MasopustFROM WATERCOLOR TO QUILT
Katie Pasquini Masopust
September 12-14, 2014
Location: TBD
Workshop will open for registration in April 2014

Abstract water color painting will be created the first day using 10 different painting techniques leaving students with several paintings to work from.

Techniques include, transparent layered shapes, tape resists, rubber cement drawing resist, washes, glazing, dropping in of colors, surface treatment using soap bubbles, rubbing alcohol and grids.

One painting will be chosen and cropped to find the dynamic part and be drawn to make templates, then enlarged and translated with fabrics into a quilt using either turned edge technique or students preferred technique.

When the quilt is finished it will look like a water color painting.  No painting experience needed.

Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn

Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn
April 17-19, 2015
Possibility of 2 day follow up workshop April 21-22, 2015
Not open for registration until December, 2014

Purple Hedgerow The Ginger Jar

Sandra Meech

October 16-18, 2015

Details coming soon!

Dorothy Caldwell

September 15-18, 2016

Details coming soon!