Indigo and Shibori Dyeing 
with Mary Ann Proia

Half-day Workshops 
Saturday June 4 and  June 18 
10am - 1:30pm, with a half-hour beak for lunch.

West Lake School House in Canandaigua 

  • June 4th  Indigo Shibori Dyeing Workshop
    Jun 04, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
    Canandaigua, Butler Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USA
    Reserve your spot in this three-hour workshop on Saturday, June 4th— 10am to 1:30pm with a half-hour for lunch.. The class will make a vat of indigo dye and students will create a dyed fabric by dipping pole-wrapped cotton into the vat. Students will be able to bring a jar of the dye home.
  • June 18th  Indigo Shibori Dyeing Workshop
    Jun 18, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
    Canandaigua, Butler Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USA
    Reserve your spot in this three-hour workshop on Saturday, June 18th— 10am to 1:30pm with a half-hour for lunch.. The class will make a vat of indigo dye and students will create a dyed fabric by dipping pole-wrapped cotton into the vat. Students will be able to bring a jar of the dye home.

Class registration fee: $50 

Class size limited to 6 students

An additional $15 in cash or check
made payable to
Mary Ann Proia is also due the day of class 

Cancellation & refund policy: 7 days before class.

These are approximately three-hour workshops in Canandaigua at the West Lake School House, across from the Butler Road Beach on West Lake Road. Rochester fabric artist, Mary Ann Proia, provides the instruction. In  each workshop, students will make a vat of indigo dye and then create a dyed fabric by dipping pole-wrapped cotton into the vat.  Students will be able to bring home a jar of the dye and should bring a a wide-mouth quart jar with a lid. A half-hour break will be provided and students should bring a beverage and lunch. Students should also bring a plastic bag for wet fabric, paper and pen to take notes, and unwaxed dental floss.

Mary Ann Proia learned to crochet from her grandmother and to sew from her mother. Later, attending Nazareth College for art, she discovered weaving and dyeing. Along the way, she studied with Susan Rowley, Michele  Wipplinger, Kathy Hattori, Michael Garcia as well as other great weavers and dyers. 

 

She has shown her work in Rochester, Seattle, Las Vegas, Colorado, and Italy. Mary Ann taught weaving in Antigua with Partners of the Americas and has received the HGA Certificate of Excellence in dyeing. 

Contact ocartsny@gmail.com with questions