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Hand-sewing/Embroidery Workshops with Mark Mitchell

RSVP to register for visiting artist Mark Mitchell’s hand-sewing/embroidery workshopsAugust 15 & 16, 2019 – Space is limited!!!
Art Bar +Projects, 1873 Granville Street

RSVP to mcolosimo@nscad.ca

Master Class: Hand-Sewing with Mark Mitchell
Thursday, August 15, 1pm – 4pm

Go back to the basics with visiting artist Mark Mitchell. A master in hand-sewing, Mitchell will guide participants of all skill levels through an array of techniques that can be applied to almost any project. Supplies will be provided.

Master Class: Embroidery Workshop with Mark Mitchell
Friday, August 16, 1pm – 4pm

Visiting Artist Mark Mitchell will provide an afternoon workshop on a range of embroidery stitches. Get inspired by the many ways to embellish garments with modern hand stitched details. All skill levels are welcome and supplies will be provided.

 

Based in Tucson Arizona, Mark Mitchell’s contributions span art, music, and theater. His magnum opus, Mark Mitchell: Burial, a performance and installation, was showcased in a solo exhibition at the Frye Art Museum, 2013, to critical and popular acclaim. In November 2016, Burial was presented in a solo exhibition in Beirut, Lebanon. Mitchell was shortlisted for the Neddy Artist Award at Cornish, 2015, for the Artist Trust Arts Innovator Award, 2016 and 2017 and was the recipient of the Kayla Skinner Award, Betty Bowen Committee, Seattle Art Museum, 2016. His work is in public and private collections, including that of the Frye Art Museum.