299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-7999.
Hand Papermaking: The Layered Sheet This 4-day workshop, with Jennifer Davis, takes place from Tuesday through Friday, June 3 through June 6, from 10 am to 4 pm each day, and is open to 6 participants. All levels welcome.The emphasis in this workshop is be on combining and altering several pulps to build rich papers, rather than producing single sheets. Techniques to vary pulp thickness and stencil use are employed to create imagery and design. There is be an opportunity to process and use Japanese fiber to make translucent sheets. JENNIFER DAVIS received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has taught handmade paper processes for adults and children since the early 90's, and co-curated "Tactile Tensions", a contemporary fiber exhibit at the Creative Arts Workshop, in New Haven CT. Jennifer is a member of the Monotype Guild of New England, Friends of Dard Hunter, and the City Gallery (New Haven, CT). She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Connecticut; a solo exhibition at the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking (Atlanta, Georgia); and a solo exhibition at the American Forest and Paper Association, Washington. D. C. In 2011, she was a recipient of an Artist Fellowship Grant from the State of Connecticut. Jennifer's works are in individual and corporate collections in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. Dates: June 3rd, 2014 10:00 AM through June 6th, 2014 4:00PM. Check the website for further information and to register.