TEXTILE PRINTING: children's workshop

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 12:00 to Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 13:00


WHEN  :  Workshops for children age 8 - 12 years, duration 90 minutes

Workshop 1: Saturday 23rd May @ 12pm  /  Workshop 2:  Sunday 24th May @ 1pm

WHERE :  Festival marquee @ Abbey Grounds, Abbey Street

Admission : €5   Registration NOW OPEN, email info@wicklowartsfestival.ie to book your place. Maximum 12 participants per workshop

A fun and hands on workshop with Wicklow based textile artist, Maeve Hunter. Use your creativity & learn the skill of stencil printing to make your very own Medieval themed bag (like the one here but with a medieval theme instead of the chickens!)

Maeve has a degree in Textile Design, a Higher Diploma in Art and Design Education and a Masters in Visual Arts Education. She works as a freelance educator, textile artist and crafter.She has many years’ experience teaching all ages and levels art and crafts with particular emphasis on textiles. Techniques included are dyeing, batik, stencilling, screen printing, painting and stitching. She has worked on several films including Saving Private Ryan doing dyeing and breakdown of costume. She has also worked in Theatre. Her art work has sold in retail outlets and exhibitions and has also been commissioned. She is on the education panel of the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland and is a member of Visual Arts Ireland and TAG Tinahely Arts Group. In 2013 she completed a three month Artist Residency in John Muafangejo Art Centre in Windhoek Namibia. Mae Dec-Art website & facebook