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Up2Date Art 'Fabrication' Workshop

WHEN: Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2019
CONTACT: Marion Farrell, 0427 272 102

Coolamon Up2date Art are excited to announce that the 2019 Artist in Residence is the talented Merrin Glasgow.

Merrin will be running an intensive 2 day workshop encompassing the concept of ‘fabrication’.
The purpose behind the weekend workshop is twofold :

Firstly, to introduce, demonstrate and facilitate participants with the concept of “FABRICATION” employing fabric and textiles as the “launch pad”.

Day ONE Introduction and implementation of techniques that facilitate fabrication.
Expand the participants’ perception and understanding of design and composition.

Day TWO Application and practice of knowledge to compose a visual verbal narrative;
an artist’s book, connecting the tiny bits we have gathered along the way......

An artist’s book can be short, long, finite, ongoing.
It may present as a scroll, accordion, be folded, rolled, flat, suspended, double/single sided and more with the intention to be submitted in the 2019 Up2date Art Exhibition.

Techniques demonstrated include : 

  • photo release / transfer of existing image

  • mono and block printing

  • drawing / painting on fabric with textile resources

  • manipulation of existing textiles through embroidery

  • applique

  • “drawing" with needle and thread 

  • layering the afore mentioned techniques

  • drawing and painting with textile friendly resources


Details of workshop will be published at a further date.

SAVE THE DATE : Weekend of the 1st and 2nd June 2019.

More information please visit

Earlier Event: 18 May
St Brendan's Inaugural Bush Dance
Later Event: 2 June
Dress Pattern Fittings