Margie Neuhaus is an artist based in Brooklyn, whose work is inspired by the study of natural and manmade systems.
She has had solo exhibitions in Wave Hill’s Sunroom Project Space (Bronx, NY) and at Safe-T-Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). Her work has been exhibited locally and nationally at venues such as Socrates Sculpture Park; P.S.122 Gallery, New York; A + D Gallery (Chicago); Islip Art Museum (East Islip, NY); Franconia Sculpture Park (Minnesota); Rockland Center for the Arts (West Nyack, NY); Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, (Cazenovia, NY); Convergence XI (Providence, RI); and Fields Sculpture Park at Omi International Arts Center (Ghent, NY). Her exhibitions have been reviewed in the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture, and Ducts.org. Neuhaus has received residency fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Socrates Sculpture Park, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sculpture Space, Ragdale Foundation and Trestle Gallery & Art Space, Brooklyn, NY. Neuhaus received an MFA in Sculpture from Bard College and a BFA in from Carnegie Mellon University. She currently teaches at New Jersey City University and LaGuardia Community College and is a Residency Advisor at Trestle Art Space.
During this workshop, artist Margie Neuhaus will guide you to experiment and play with color, pattern and texture as you weave your own tapestry. Tapestry is form of textile art with a long history. It is a form of weaving, known as 'painting with fiber'. Learn weaving techniques, how to take your finished project off the loom and leave with your own tapestry by the end of the class. You can also take home the cardboard loom for future projects. All materials will be provided.
Families are welcome. Create together during fun, interactive weaving workshop for kids of all ages and their caregivers.