S.E.A.M. Gathering at Z Fabrics
Saturday, January 26th 5-7pm FREE!
With the frenzy of the holidays over and the rhythm of the new year just settling in, it's a good time to get inspired, and a great time for a S.E.A.M. gathering! We'll have special guest Anne Emlein joining us, she's the Head of the new Textiles, Apparel & Fashion Program at Maine College of Art! She is a welcome addition to the creative community in Portland, come hear what she has in mind for this emerging department.
Anne Emlein is an artist, designer, and educator with a passion for
creative expression via textiles,
apparel, and fashion. Earning her MFA
in Textiles from RISD and her BFA in Textiles from
of Arts and Crafts, Anne's core expertise includes teaching knitting,
apparel, and fine arts textile courses. She has exhibited
her knitwear, apparel, and fine arts work
throughout the country. Anne
maintains an in-home studio practice, adhering to traditional hand
processes and employing timeless design along with a commitment to
sustainable, local materials.
Her knitwear enterprise is an extension
of her fine arts work. Anne's professional experience
includes a strong
emphasis on pursuing collaborative opportunities for the sake of
and inspiration. In addition to chairing the
Textiles, Apparel, and Fashion Department at MECA, she
also teaches in
the Textiles Department at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Plus bring fabric and patterns for swapping, and of course, bring something to share for the Sew and Tell, we want to to see what you've made, or what you're are working on! Hope to see you there!