Sweetgrass Sculpture with Polly Adams Sutton

  • Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • BARN Fiber Studio, Class Code FI101219PS
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Registration

  • $120 Price + $80 Materials Fee
  • $90 Tuition + $80 Materials Fee

Cancellations received 14 days or less before the workshop start date will not be eligible for a refund or credit.

To register and pay off-line, please call the registrar at (206) 842-4475 x216 or come into BARN.

Be sure to "Join Waitlist" if this class fills (there is no cost to do so) and we will notify you if a seat opens up or this class gets offered again.
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Using soft mellowed NW sweetgrass, this little basket will be shaped by twining over cedar bark spokes. Students will experiment with the tension in the twining to control the form.

Materials fee of $80 for basketry materials used to make your basket is included in the price of the class.

Details:

  • Please note that for this class, cancellations received 14 days or less before the workshop start date will not be eligible for a refund or credit.
  • Skill Level: Universal. All skill levels welcome.
  • Ages: Ages 14+ welcome!
  • Please bring a bag lunch. BARN has a refrigerator you can store your lunch in.


Instructor Bio:
Polly Adams Sutton is a Seattle artist. Her educational background was art with an emphasis on painting and printmaking. Once settled in the Pacific Northwest she was introduced to basketry through the Seattle Weaver’s Guild. It has been her practicing art ever since. She harvests cedar bark each spring in logging areas throughout Washington. Her sculptural work is primarily twined, although she experiments with wire as a woven element in her asymmetrical shapes. Her work is exhibited in galleries nationwide, and she has been recipient of many awards in juried exhibits, and was awarded an artist project grant in 2012 through the City of Seattle, to experiment with invasive vines in her work. She also received an Artist Trusts GAP Grant which she used in conjunction with a Seattle Weavers Guild Grant for investigating the basketry of Sardinia. Her piece is also on the cover of the book “500 Baskets”.

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