Butterfly Transformation: Pigment Dyeing with Sarah Davidson

Tue, Jun 25, 2024

Experiment with the beautiful, unpredictable effects of pigment dyeing and create your very own butterfly (or moth) t-shirt, a colorful symbol of transformation to wear for Pride Month. Artist Sarah Davidson will share their techniques for mixing dye with thickener, layering colors, and drawing with a brush in a workshop for all skills levels celebrating nature’s diversity.

About the Artist

Sarah Davidson is a visual artist based in New York. They work primarily between drawing and painting and have used dye techniques to extend their painting practice into soft sculptures and clothing. Their art draws on their experience as a wilderness guide to explore nature through a queer ecological lens. Their paintings combine colorful biomorphic shapes with scientific illustration, confusing boundaries between abstract bodily forms and recognizable flora and fauna. They have exhibited their work widely in the United States and Canada (where they’re from).

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