A workshop covering various stitching techniques focused on creating graceful textures and strokes for those interested in using embroidery in a painterly and unconventional way. All skill levels welcome - whether it's your first time stitching, or whether you are an experienced embroiderer looking to expand your use of painterly techniques and create original designs! Your instructor, Brielle DuFlon, will provide all materials needed.
Brielle DuFlon spent her first 18 years living in Guatemala, which left in her a deep appreciation for handwoven textiles and embroidery. She has been embroidering on fabric since she was a child but has been including it in her artworks for about 5 years, along with other media. Outside of her fine art she also has a business that is centered around custom embroidery and textile work for clients interested in wearing her pieces or including handwoven textiles in their homes. Brielle graduated from a the University of Virginia with a degree in Studio Art and currently lives in Charlottesville, VA. She works out of the McGuffey Art Center in downtown Charlottesville.