Summer RAAW at the JNAAG

Creative intensive workshop designed just for teens

The Random Acts of Art Workshop (RAAW) at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery (JNAAG) is the perfect summer workshop! This creative intensive workshop is designed just for teens ages 14-18. Led by a practicing professional artist, RAAW is the perfect balance of instruction and experimentation. No experience necessary.

Learn to design 2D and 3D sculptures through the art of felting with artist Patti Cook for RAAW Fibres during this four-day workshop taking place on July 10-13, 2018 from 11:00AM-4:00PM. This workshop will touch on the history of felting along with building knowledge in the anatomy of textiles. Design your own sculptural and wall pieces, dye the fibres the colours you choose and learn the skills for how to make it all work. This session will explore embellishment, mark making, embroidery, and dye coloration to enhance your creations.

This workshop is FREE, give what you can. Registration is required by calling (519) 336-8127 ext. 3226. Spaces are limited. Bring your lunch and snacks.


Patti Cook is a mixed media artist and she has the perfect mix of experience in working with textiles and background knowledge to help you push fibres and forms to their limits – she was in the Engineering Design field for 30+ years. Patti’s passion for making 2D and 3D fibre works has led her to win numerous awards at juried exhibitions.

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