Althea McNish Textile Workshops
Clare Roberts - Workshop Facilitator
Part of The Big Draw at The Skyway Gallery The Skyway Gallery
Fri 28 Oct 9am - 12pm
Sat 29 Oct 3pm-6pm
Learn how to make your own fabric paint Experiment with different fabric paints Create works on fabric and paper inspired by Althea’s beautiful, innovative textiles. Textiles Workshops to celebrate the textiles innovator and pioneer, Althea McNish. Born in Trinidad and inspired by the colours and forms of nature. Althea changed the face of British textiles. Her influence can still be seen today.
These workshops take their inspiration from the current exhibition at The William Morris Gallery curated by Rose Sinclair and sponsored by Liberties. 
Each day is a separate event where you will learn how to: 
Make your own fabric paint.
Experiment with different fabric paints. 
Create works on fabric and paper inspired by Althea’s beautiful, innovative textiles.

Clare Roberts is a local artist and trained art teacher with over 20yrs experience. Clare will encourage you to experiment to create beautiful textile designs inspired by the great Althea,  who took her inspiration from the colourful flora of her home, Tobago.

This will be a fun, creative workshop learning about the working practices of the innovative trail blazer Althea McNish 

Tickets: £20 concessions available

Suitable for ages: All 12-16 16+

Organised by Skyway Gallery

Reception Front of House
t: 01273454686

Family Friendly Facilities: Family Friendly facilities 
Leisure activities 
Performance spaces 
wide doors 
photos of Althea Mcnish textiles and of Althea by John Weiss

The Skyway Gallery
2 Pond Road
Shoreham By Sea
BN43 5WU
01273 454686

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