Colossal is beyond thrilled to welcome South African artist Danielle Clough (previously) to Chicago for a pair of in-person workshops this September. Whether working on tennis rackets, clothing, or scraps of fabric, Clough is widely known for her vibrant embroideries that expertly translate the principles of color theory into bold, fiber-based works.
Held at 21c Museum Hotel on September 8 and 9, these workshops are the first Clough has taught in Chicago.
During the Friday night session, spend three hours immersed in the artist’s unique thread-blending techniques as she shares tips and tricks for creating dimension and stitching with vivid color. On Saturday, Clough offers her signature Sew Far Sew Good class, which guides students through a six-hour session in learning to embroider from photographs and develop their own styles.
Clough even designed a kit of materials specially for Colossal, which includes everything you need to start embroidering and keep your practice going at home. All skill levels are welcome, and each workshop is different, so we urge you to register for both sessions.
If you’re a Colossal Member, be sure to use the discount code in your account for $10 off. If you plan to travel and stay at 21c Museum Hotel in Chicago for the workshop, you can receive a 25 percent discount on rooms. Reach out to us at [email protected] so we can help you book your accommodation.
If you’re in Philadelphia, our friends at Paradigm Gallery + Studio are also hosting the artist for a three-day class on abstract embroideries.
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