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Cobble Stitched & Bound: a masterclass with Sharyn Egan
In this workshop, tutor Sharyn Egan, will show you how to use the cobble stitch techniques that have been a hallmark of her beautiful woven forms, to create delightful animal sculptures. Experience working with textiles and/or fibre an advantage but not essential.
Date: 22 September
About the Tutor.
Sharyn Egan is a Wadjuk Nyoongar woman, living in Fremantle WA. Working across fibre, sculpture and painting mediums, Egan’s work expresses her personal experiences of loss and displacement as a member of the Stolen Generation. She is renowned for her woven forms, that are grounded in traditional techniques and is active in sharing and exchanging artistic skills through collaborations, workshops and teaching. Recently, she completed the public art commission Waabiny Mia — Play House, Perth and was a commissioned artist this year for Ngara – Ngurangwa Byallara (Listen, Hear, Think – The Place Speaks), Blacktown Native Institution. Her work is held in state and national collections including the Berndt Museum of Anthropology and the National Museum of Australia.