Claire leads the beginners ‘Wet ‘n Wild’ series of six weekend sessions with Jo Lovelock.
From early cave paintings, runes and symbols, mankind has been trying to communicate since the dawn of time
June 28 – 1 July | Working with Intent | Claire Benn and Claudia Helmer | Textil Studio, Speyer, Germany
A creative workshop without formal demonstrations to encourage participants to develop their own ideas.
July 18 - 22, 2018 | 'An Introduction to using Natural Dyes on Cellulose Fibre | Studio 11, Eastbourne, UK
This workshop will be tailored for the use of natural dyes on cellulose fibres.
A workshop for intermediate to advanced students who wish to develop understanding of, and ability with composition.
Not for the faint-hearted, students will need to be at an intermediate to advanced level.
September 30 to October 5, 2018: ‘Gridded Logic: Itajime Shibori, Surface & Stitch’, Crow Barn, Ohio, USA
Jan Myers-Newbury and I will co-teach this workshop exploring Itajime shibori with surface design. Crow Timber Framed Barn, Ohio, USA.
A five-day session run by Claire Benn for more advanced students. Not for the faint-hearted! Students must be willing to take risks in order to find new ways of working and moving their own work forward.
'Intent on Composition', held at the Crow Timber Frame Barn, Ohio, U.S.A.
May 26th to 28th 2019: ‘Working with Intent, Session I’, Sechelt, BC, Canada
June 1 - 3, 2019; ‘Working with Intent, Session II’, Sechelt, BC, Canada.
June 10- 14, 2019, ‘Working with Intent’, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,
Textile art course at Crow Timber Framed Barn, Ohio. Course content tba
October 6th to 11th, 2019; Crow Timber Framed Barn, Ohio, USA. Content to be confirmed.
A workshop focusing on the use of text in art textiles at Woodlawn, near Lismore, NSW, Australia
A workshop focusing on the use of text in art textiles at Ballerat, near Melbourne, Australia.
This workshop introduces students to myriad ways of using acrylic media with textiles.
This course is the perfect introduction for those who are new to dyeing with plants on cellulose fibres.