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Paper as Textile, Textile as Paper – Amy Jacobs

August 12 - August 16

| $350 – $1200

Paper as Textile, Textile as Paper – Amy Jacobs

Dates: August 12 – August 16, 2024
Studio: Papermaking
Tuition: Sliding Scale, $350 – $1200
Lab Fee: $100
Class limit: 8

This workshop will explore numerous ways of combining textiles with handmade paper. We will use textiles as the basis for various creative techniques such as embedding, embossing, stenciling, blowouts, collage, and pulp painting. We’ll use high and low shrinkage pulps, including cotton, translucent abaca, linen, and flax to experiment with surface textures and different ways of drying. We’ll cover various methods of altering the paper once dry, as well as finishing treatments and surface manipulation. There will be daily demonstrations and discussions, and students are encouraged to explore and experiment. Participants can bring in a variety of fabrics, trim, lace, threads, and clothing from their own collections.

This course is currently full. To be added to the waitlist, please call 845-658-9133, or email us at [email protected]



Amy Jacobs

Amy Jacobs received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago and studied at Penland School of Craft as part of the Core Fellowship Program. She is currently the Senior Director of Artistic Projects at Dieu Donné, and has collaborated with artists such as Lynda Benglis, Do Ho Suh, Ann Hamilton, Howardena Pindell, and many others. She has taught workshops at institutions including Yale University, the Museum of Modern Art, Penland School of Craft, the New York Public Library, and the University of Georgia Studies Abroad program in Cortona, Italy. Using a textile-based exploration of imagery, her own work embraces traditional and experimental papermaking techniques.


August 12
August 16
$350 – $1200
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Women’s Studio Workshop
722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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