Instructor: Mallory Zondag
Experience the ancient and awesome artform of Wet Felting! Learn about the process, both artistic and scientific of creating fabric from scratch using wool, water, soap and your own two hands.
Students will learn the process and techniques of creating three dimensional felt pieces that will then be transformed into one of a kind wooly monsters using soft sculpture and needle felting techniques. Take home a truly unique creation, perfect for the spooky season!
Mallory Zondag is a Mixed Media Fiber artist. She graduated from Pratt Institute with honors, a BFA in Fashion Design and a minor in Art History. While at Pratt she focused on creating handmade one of a kind textiles for her collections. Since graduating, she has built a career as an independent artist and arts educator.
Her work involves felting, dyeing, weaving and other mixed media fiber practices to create sculptural wall hangings and installations. The growth and decay of the natural world and humanity's place within that balance informs her creations of dimensional textures and sculptural pieces. Mallory shares her passion for handmade one of a kind textiles through a variety of educational programs, community engagement and residencies. Many of these programs involve a collaborative element where the entire school works together on a single project. These programs bring an exciting and hands on artistic experience to the students as well as emphasizing community and collaboration through art.
Mallory has exhibited in galleries, participated in artist festivals, residencies and collective shows in New York and Pennsylvania. Currently located in Upstate New York.
Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.
Registration deadline: October 19, 2020