Silk Screening Session

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

Sept. 27, 1996

Silk Screening Workshop Oct. 18-20

The UW-River Falls Continuing Education Extension will offer a weekend workshop October 18-20 that will teach basic surface design techniques on silk.

The workshop fee is $109 with an additional supply fee of $10 per student. The registration deadline is Oct. 11.

This workshop is recommended for art students, teachers, artists and beginners who wish to learn basic surface design techniques on silk.

Topics covered will include silk screening, painting, and direct dyeing techniques.

Morgan Clifford, an associate professor at UW-RF, will conduct the workshop. She will demonstrate basic screening techniques, steam setting, drawing, painting, discharge printing, and cassava.

Clifford lives and weaves in Lowertown Lofts, a community of 45 artists living and working in a 100-year-old converted warehouse space in downtown St. Paul.

She teaches the fibers program at UW-RF. She has also taught at the Kansas City Art Institute and Macalester College.

A recent recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship, Clifford has exhibited her work throughout the U.S., Japan and South America.

Clifford, who has studied in Norway and Finland, has a bachelor of arts from Beloit College and a master of fine arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art.

For more information contact the UW-RF Continuing Education Extension, 715/425-3256.

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