Austin Fiber Arts has a long tradition of providing transformative educational experiences in the visual arts. We bring together an outstanding faculty of emerging and renowned artists and professional educators from all over the Texas and beyond. Instruction covers a broad spectrum of fiber arts crafts, techniques and media. A workshop at Austin Fiber Arts can truly be a life-changing experience.
AFA encourages rigorous inquiry and purposeful risk-taking. We value diversity of artistic expression and provide meaningful experiences for all our participants.
Please contact our Workshop Chair for information about upcoming scheduled Austin Fiber Artists Email workshops
In August, Marinda Stewart presented techniques for creating three dimensional vines and branches. These elements add interest and variability to both wall hung and sculptural artwork. Marinda has been creating nature-inspired dimensional works for years, and her...read more
June 11th- Nozome Community Cloth Project The original concept was developed by Hiroshi Saito, a Japanese artist. His idea was for work to represent “feelings” and to give back through creating community dyed banners to 'give hope' to a community or a cause in need....read more
ConnectAbility Miki Rodriguez This class explores traditional and non-traditional fiber techniques using common and uncommon materials. The premise of the class is to connect materials to fabric or paper surfaces using a variety of techniques. Some techniques include,...read more
Nina Mihm: Completing a Multi-Media Collage Project using Monoprints, Paints, and Surface Design Principlesread more
AUSTIN FIBER ARTISTS Day 1: Nunofelt Scarf Workshop Day 2: Felted Vessel Workshop Her beautiful work can be seen at the following website: http://www.nicolabrown.ie. .read more
Workshop by Susie Monday, on Friday, June 5th, 11:30 to 6:00 pm, at $75.00 per person. *NATURE INSPIRED SURFACE DESIGN* Let nature's colors, shapes and even heat inspire your surface design. The weather is perfect for dyeing, dye-painting and soy wax! Sketching from...read more
Painting Imagery with Textile Paints Instructor: Judy Coates-Perez Date: Friday, March 7, 2014 Time: 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm Location: Holy Cross Lutheran Church4622 S Lamar Blvd Fellowship Hall Austin, TX 78745 Cost: 65.00 per person +supplies Paint offers endless...read more
Seattle area silk artist Beverly Pedersen will teach a workshop on the use of repetitive elements in your design, then show how to create your own custom stamps. Everyone will make stamps and experiment with repetitive motifs.read more
Silk Scarf Dyeing by Joy-Lily Notes:...read more