March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Have you seen a beautiful rug design and wondered how it was made? Join us for a special workshop with Liz Alpert Fay, fabric and textile artist, to learn the secrets of this early 19th century technique.
Liz will talk about her artwork displayed in the Curtis Gallery as well as a brief history of traditional rug hooking and her artistic process. After the presentation, she will give a rug hooking demonstration including the materials and equipment. Attendees will have the opportunity to try their hand at the technique.
Registration is full.
Liz Alpert Fay, a Master Teaching Artist, earned a degree in Textile Design from Boston University. In 1998 Liz became intrigued with the technique of traditional rug hooking and since then has been creating colorful hand hooked rugs. Liz was Co-chair and Artist Director of Newtown Hooked Art Shows where she actively promoted innovation in the hooked art of contemporary artists.
Image: Meditations on Color: Annual Rings #2, 18″ x 26″, Hand dyed and recycled wool on linen. Hand hooked.