7.10.2010

felting class and dinner with Ashley Helvey.






FELTING WORKSHOP

by ASHLEY HELVEY

at LUCE


07│24│2010 1:30- 4:30pm


Learn the basic techniques used to transform raw sheep wool into felt. In a series of demonstrations Ashley will show how to create a simple flat piece of felt, how to felt a 3 dimensional object like a vessel or garment, and how to felt around an object. Students will then have the opportunity to felt something using one of the three techniques. Please bring a towel and an object should you choose to felt around one.

All other materials will be provided. {15 spots available.}

Luce
2140 e. Burnside Portland, Oregon 97214
{please email unalovesyou@gmail.com to register.}

$55


Ashley Helvey is a felt artist whose work has been exhibited in galleries nationally and in Europe. She contributed to the Cooper Hewitt International Design Museum's Fashioning Felt exhibit and worked with the cooperative Le Famn Veret in Haiti, to develop a line of felted objects to provide jobs for local women. Helvey teaches workshops at institutions, museums, and galleries and continues to collaborate with artist and designers on felted installations and performance pieces....

also the evening before:

CLEAR LIGHT

Installation by ASHLEY HELVEY

proprietary menu by LUCE

sound performance by VALET

07│23│2010 8pm8pm 88

5 course vegetarian meal
dinner $45. wines to compliment $25.
*gratuity not included.

please go to the Luce site for more information.


2 comments:

Jennifer said...

I wish I could go to this! Congratulations Giovanna on your new venture - Luce! Another reason to return to Portland soon!

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