Ecology & Printmaking PART 2 – Workshop 1: Brush Dyeing Paper
May 15, 2021
10am - 12pm
Saturday, May 15th 10am – 12pm MST
Online through Zoom
Artist Radha Pandey will lead the group through paper dyeing from natural sources. This includes pigment extraction from kitchen scraps and working with mordants. Participants should be prepared to follow along and dye their own paper. Pre-preparation will be required for which instructions will be sent a few days before the session.
Space is limited to 12 participants!
To participate, all registrants are required to have the necessary supplies and equipment. Please see the Supply List for further information about how to source either from SNAP or locally and online.
Seminar Workshops Supply List
About the Artist
Radha Pandey is a papermaker and letterpress printer. She earned her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book where she was a recipient of the Iowa Arts Fellowship. She practices European, Eastern and Indo-Islamic Papermaking techniques and teaches book arts classes in India, Europe and the US.
Her book Anatomia Botanica won the MICA Book Award in 2014, and received an Honorable Mention at the 15th Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design. In 2018, her book Deep Time won the Joshua Heller Memorial Award.
Her artist books are held in over 80 public collections internationally, including the Library of Congress and Yale University.
Currently, Radha is working on an artist book inspired by Mughal floral portraiture from the 17th century, for which all the paper will be hand made in the traditional Indo-Islamic style.
This programming is funded by the Edmonton Arts Council through the Connections and Exchanges Organizational Initiatives Grant.
SNAP is happy to provide this programming at no costs to participants. To keep this programming accessible in the future, we hope you will consider making a donation to SNAP. Donate Today!
SNAP is happy to provide this programming at no cost to participants.
We hope you will consider making a donation to keep programs accessible in the future.Donate Now