Fiber artwork
Fiber artwork
A pairing of Cynthia Lockhart fiberart creations

Fibercation: Creating Surface Design Art Techniques

Date: June 25-June 29, 2018
Medium: Fiber Arts, Surface Design, Screen Printing
Instructor: Cynthia Lockhart
Skill Level: All

This workshop will explore fabric, textiles, and medium, and their relationship with culture, fashion, design and art practices, examining the relationship between material, process, and the maker. The course will include a variety of techniques, such as screening printing, textile painting, dyeing techniques, surface manipulation, print and pattern development, mark-making, and embellishments. Students will create unique samples which can be used to craft art work and enhance their knowledge of skill-sets. Students will learn the processes of design inspiration, trend research, color, and mood development. Methods will include basic hand sewing and machine construction.

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Tuition does not cover the cost of supplies and materials. Many of the workshops require you to bring specific materials or tools with you.

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Studio Fee

All workshops have a studio fee. Fees are collected at the end of the workshop and payable by check or credit card. MU no longer accepts cash.

Estimated studio fee for this workshop: TBD*

*The final cost may vary depending on the actual cost of materials at the time of the workshop. It is possible for fees to be less or greater than the range indicated depending upon individual student usage.

About the Instructor

Cynthia Lockhart's fiber art is infused with a kaleidoscope of diverse influences, such as nature, fashion, music, travel, and African arts. Her work is included in the collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum, University of Cincinnati, and private collectors. Professor Lockhart has lectured at conferences and museums throughout United States, Japan, Italy and France. Recently, her artwork was featured in a solo show at the Manchester University in Indiana. Professor Lockhart currently teaches Fiber Art Fashion, Art of Jewelry & Leather Accessory Design and Masters of Design Professional Development Seminar courses at the College of Design, Art and Architecture at the University of Cincinnati.