Upcoming Fiber Arts Classes

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Fiber Arts Department

Suzanne Punch


Instructor: Suzanne Punch
July 10–12, 2017 (Monday–Wednesday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels

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You may register online until two weeks prior to the class start date. After that date, please call the registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


From image layering to abstraction, we will explore new approaches to deepening our work on silk. As an option, bring steamed work that you are willing to overpaint. Various techniques will bring texture, complexity and added dimension. Each person is given individual encouragement in the development of his or her work on silk. Be willing to explore together and share the results. Inspiration and full technical support will be provided!


SUZANNE PUNCH is a Master Silk Painter, as designated by SPIN / Silk Painters International. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art, studying under Julian Stanczak whose teacher was Josef Albers, premier colorist of the 20th century. Suzanne has exhibited throughout the US and in Japan. Her work is featured in silk painting books by Susan Louise Moyer. She has been working as a full time artist in New York since 1984 and freelancing to the fashion industry for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Narciso Rodriguez, Donna Karan, Bergdorf Goodman through Dyenamix in SoHo, plus Premiere Vision in Paris. She has taught workshops in New York, Santa Fe, Tallahassee, San Diego, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.


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Current MAC Members: $310
Non-members: $345 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

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