Artist Workshop with Vanessa Woods: MAIL ART
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Artist Workshop with Vanessa Woods: MAIL ART

Mail Art, the first of a three-part artist workshop series with Vanessa Woods!

In this informative workshop participants will look at the work of Ray Johnson and the history of mail art and create a series of dynamic 4 x 6 inch postcard collages, colorful envelopes and mail art of their own to send to friends near and far. Mail art refers to a piece of art sent through the mail rather than displayed in a traditional venue. Following mail art tradition, we will use a variety of accessible, found and recycled materials such as stamps, Xerox copies and collage to create our works. Participants will also have the option of sharing their addresses with one another to exchange some of the mail art they create during our session together. Students will leave the class with a variety of completed mail art pieces and the techniques and motivation to continue making more!

$65

Includes:

All materials

Treats by Saltwater Bakery

Cold Brew by Proyecto Diaz

Mimosas

About the artist, Vanessa Woods:

Vanessa Woods | www.vanessawoods.com

Woods graduated with an MFA with honors, from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her artwork and films have been exhibited internationally including Stanford Art Spaces at Stanford University, The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and The Institute of Contemporary Art in San Jose. Woods has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship from the SF Arts Commission, a Film Arts Foundation Grant, and the San Francisco Art Institute's MFA Fellowship. She has also been awarded residencies at Djerassi, the Headlands Center for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony and in Pont-Aven, France, through the Museum of Pont-Aven. Woods is represented by Jack Fischer Gallery in San Francisco. For more information please visit vanessawoods.com

(photograph of mail art by Ray Johnson)

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Artist Workshop with Vanessa Woods: PORTRAIT COLLAGE
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Artist Workshop with Vanessa Woods: PORTRAIT COLLAGE

Portrait Collage, the second of a three-part artist workshop series with Vanessa Woods!

In this informative workshop, participants will look at the work of collage artists Hannah Hoch, Romare Bearden, and Deborah Roberts to inspire a series of dynamic portrait collages. We will play with scale, color and form to explore the multiplicity and complexities of identity through collage. Students will leave the class with several completed collages and inspiration to continue making more! 

$65

Includes:

All materials

Treats by Saltwater Bakery

Cold Brew by Proyecto Diaz

Mimosas

About the artist, Vanessa Woods:

Vanessa Woods | www.vanessawoods.com

Woods graduated with an MFA with honors, from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her artwork and films have been exhibited internationally including Stanford Art Spaces at Stanford University, The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and The Institute of Contemporary Art in San Jose. Woods has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship from the SF Arts Commission, a Film Arts Foundation Grant, and the San Francisco Art Institute's MFA Fellowship. She has also been awarded residencies at Djerassi, the Headlands Center for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony and in Pont-Aven, France, through the Museum of Pont-Aven. Woods is represented by Jack Fischer Gallery in San Francisco. For more information please visit vanessawoods.com

(photograph of portrait collage by Deborah Roberts)

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Artist Workshop with Vanessa Woods: SURREALIST VISION & TECHNIQUES
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Artist Workshop with Vanessa Woods: SURREALIST VISION & TECHNIQUES

Surrealist Vision & Techniques, the third of three-part artist workshop series with Vanessa Woods!

In this workshop, participants will be provided glue sticks, paper, scissors and a variety of vintage and contemporary collage material. Surrealism evokes strange, dreamlike imagery and complex psychological allusions, yet the creative methods employed by many surrealist artist couldn’t have been more accessible. Collage was used by the surrealists because it allowed for the creation of uncanny scenarios through the juxtaposition of everyday images. In this workshop, participants will look at the work of surrealist collagists and explore a variety of their techniques. Students will leave the class with several completed collages and inspiration to continue making more!

(Students feel free to bring any magazines/paper ephemera you may have to add to the class collection)

$65

Includes:

All materials

Treats by Saltwater Bakery

Cold Brew by Proyecto Diaz

Mimosas

About the artist, Vanessa Woods:

Vanessa Woods | www.vanessawoods.com

Woods graduated with an MFA with honors, from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her artwork and films have been exhibited internationally including Stanford Art Spaces at Stanford University, The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and The Institute of Contemporary Art in San Jose. Woods has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship from the SF Arts Commission, a Film Arts Foundation Grant, and the San Francisco Art Institute's MFA Fellowship. She has also been awarded residencies at Djerassi, the Headlands Center for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony and in Pont-Aven, France, through the Museum of Pont-Aven. Woods is represented by Jack Fischer Gallery in San Francisco. For more information please visit vanessawoods.com

(photograph of surrealist artwork by Vanessa Woods)

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Opening Reception | Chelsea Mandell
Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception | Chelsea Mandell

Please join us for the opening reception celebrating the solo show FRACTALS by interdisciplinary artist, Chelsea Mandell.

"Fractals are complex patterns found in nature. When we see a sea urchin, a pine cone, or a wave, we are witnessing fractals. Humans often desire the same consistent patterns that fractal objects embody.

A Circle in Japanese is referred to as an enso. The enso is often used as part of a meditation practice. The goal of the meditation is to draw a perfect circle using only one movement. This symbol represents oneness or wholeness however it is near impossible to complete a perfect circle. FRACTALS uses the concept of the enso to visually articulate the awareness of seeking wholeness at the ocean’s edge. When we swim, play or surf in the ocean we often have moments of divine inspiration and/or instances where we feel in rhythm with nature. Humans have an innate desire to find order in chaos, much like the fractal patterns create wholeness in natural landscapes. Similarly, the enso aims to achieve wholeness through a process of repetition. In its individual state and alongside other ensos, this meditation invites us to appreciate the attempt to create patterns and therefore wholeness all while accepting a human and therefore flawed inception.

This current body of work is an exploration on the shoreline of the Bay Area coast. Beach to beach, I take my watercolors and after swimming, surfing or walking the beach I attempt to distill the energy, movement and color that I feel. My artistic expression takes form via the enso to evoke the intense feelings of wholeness and awe I experience at the ocean. This is mirrored by sculptures that are thrown and then cut in a single motion to try and create a perfect circle or enso. I invite you to observe how the ensos interact with one another throughout the gallery space with fractal design in mind."

- Chelsea Mandell

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Embroidery on Paper Workshop
Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Embroidery on Paper Workshop

Join us for a Saturday morning workshop taught by artist, Natalie Ciccoricco to mark the close of her current solo exhibition at Zukowski Collective.

We will be cross-stitching on found images, creating small artworks to be taken home. You’ll learn the basics of cross-stitch on embroidery paper, how to create and use a pattern, and creative ways to pick a color palette.

$55

Included:

Use of materials (embroidery thread, needles, paper)

Cold Brew by Proyecto Diaz

Treats by Saltwater Bakery

Mimosas

Space is limited.  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com

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Weaving Workshop
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Weaving Workshop

Join us for a Saturday morning workshop!

You'll learn the basics of weaving and will be provided with all needed materials to get started (and take home with you!)

$65

Included: 

Starter Loom, Tools, Yarn

Cold Brew

Mimosa

Treats from Saltwater Bakery

Space is limited.  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com


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Opening Reception | Natalie Ciccoricco
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception | Natalie Ciccoricco

Please join us for the opening reception celebrating the solo show of Natalie Ciccoricco’s latest series, Down The Color Hole.

"My latest series ‘Down the Color Hole’ is an exploration into color and the concept of multiple dimensions. I use embroidery thread on images of old books and magazines to create the visual illusion of a new vantage point - a glitch in space
and time from which the image seems to explode or implode, depending on how you look at it."

Meet the artist, learn more about her creative process, and see her latest work!

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Weaving Workshop
Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

Weaving Workshop

Join us for a Friday evening workshop!

You'll learn the basics of weaving and will be provided with all needed materials to get started (and take home with you!)

$65

Included: 

Starter Loom, Tools, Yarn

Wine & Cheese

Treats from Saltwater Bakery

Space is limited.  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com


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Weaving Workshop
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Weaving Workshop

Join us for a Friday evening workshop!

You'll learn the basics of weaving and will be provided with all needed materials to get started (and take home with you!)

$65

Included: 

Starter Loom, Tools, Yarn

Treats from Saltwater Bakery

Wine & Cheese to be served

Space is limited.  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com


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Opening Reception | Mouvement by Marine Futin
Jan
19
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception | Mouvement by Marine Futin

Please join us for a reception celebrating the show currently on view, Mouvement by Marine Futin.

The decidedly feminine, powerful feeling of Marine Futin's work is clear in her abstract series, Mouvement, now on view at Zukowski Collective. Futin's fluid use of acrylic, pastel and stark white canvas creates a tangible emotion - a mood of it’s own within each work.

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Quilting Workshop
Jan
11
7:00 PM19:00

Quilting Workshop

Join us for a Saturday morning Quilting Workshop!

We’ll be learning the technique of quilting by patis, and will get started on a quilt to take home and complete.

$75

Included:

Fabrics to begin your quilt

Thread, Needle, Patis Pieces

Treats from Saltwater Bakery

Cold Brew & Mimosas

Space is limited. Sign-up by email: lauren@zukowskicollective.com

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Modern Wreath Workshop
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Modern Wreath Workshop

Let’s gather for a cozy Saturday morning workshop! Create a custom wreath to enjoy throughout the holidays.

Includes:

Drinks

Treats by Saltwater Bakery

All wreath making materials (fresh and faux )

$75

Join us!

Space is limited. Sign-up by email: lauren@zukowskicollective.com

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Sashiko Embroidery Workshop
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Sashiko Embroidery Workshop

Join us for a Sashiko embroidery workshop with Jamie Lau!

Sashiko is a Japanese embroidery technique that can be traced back as far as 17th century Japan. It is mostly used for decorative purposes involving an outline design with geometric patterns. Traditionally, Sashiko was used as a form of functional embroidery to reinforce points of wear on garments, or to repair worn places with patches.

Sashiko embroidery is a great way to embellish your clothing and accessories. In this workshop, students will learn this running stitch technique and create a sampler using the seigaiha (or wave) pattern. After the class, students are encouraged to incorporate their samplers into sewing projects such as tote bags, quilting, coasters, or clothing patches.

$75

 

Included: 

Embroidery Thread, Design Template, Sampler Material

Treats by Saltwater Bakery

Mimosas

Space is limited!  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com

 

Jamie Lau is a designer, sewing instructor, fashion writer, and native San Franciscan. A self-taught seamstress consistently inspired by her love of dresses, Jamie infuses a playful nostalgia into her work by transforming simple silhouettes into fashion forward looks cut and sewn from traditional Japanese prints, luxurious brocades, handwoven ikats, and her own textile designs. In addition to designing her clothing line Jamie Lau Designs, Jamie has taught fashion and sewing workshops across the country including the Textile Arts Center, Britex Fabrics, and the American Folk Art Museum. Jamie is the author of BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern, published in 2012 by Potter Craft (The Crown Publishing Group/Random House, Inc.). Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, San Francisco Magazine, and the Star Tribune.

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Weaving Workshop
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Weaving Workshop

Join us for a Friday evening workshop!

You'll learn the basics of weaving and will be provided with all needed materials to get started (and take home with you!)

$55

Included: 

Starter Loom, Tools, Yarn

Treats from Saltwater Bakery

Wine & Cheese to be served

Space is limited.  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com


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Modern Wreath Making Workshop
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Modern Wreath Making Workshop

Join us for a festive, modern wreath making workshop taught by Jamie Lau.

In this hands-on workshop, students will learn the process of creating wreaths. Students will select from seasonal greenery and other floral elements handpicked by the instructor from the SF Flower Mart and beyond. Students will leave class with a one-of-a-kind, modern fall wreath. No experience required.

$95

Included:

Wreath Form

Greenery options (fresh and faux)

Additional tools and tape as needed

Treats from Saltwater Bakery

Cold Brew from Proyecto Diaz

Mimosas

Space is limited. Signup by email: lauren@zukowskicollective.com

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Weaving Workshop
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Weaving Workshop

Join us for a Saturday morning workshop!

You'll learn the basics of weaving and will be provided with all needed materials to get started (and take home with you!)

$55

Included: 

Mimosa

Treats from Saltwater Bakery

Cold Brew

Starter Loom, Tools, Yarn

Space is limited.  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com


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Sashiko Embroidery Sampler for Beginners
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Sashiko Embroidery Sampler for Beginners

Join us for a Sashiko embroidery workshop with Jamie Lau!

Sashiko is a Japanese embroidery technique that can be traced back as far as 17th century Japan. It is mostly used for decorative purposes involving an outline design with geometric patterns. Traditionally, Sashiko was used as a form of functional embroidery to reinforce points of wear on garments, or to repair worn places with patches.

Sashiko embroidery is a great way to embellish your clothing and accessories. In this workshop, students will learn this running stitch technique and create a sampler using the seigaiha (or wave) pattern. After the class, students are encouraged to incorporate their samplers into sewing projects such as tote bags, quilting, coasters, or clothing patches.

$75

 

Included: 

Embroidery Thread, Design Template, Sampler Material

Japanese Iced Pour Overs Served by Craftsman Coffee 

Treats by Saltwater Bakery

Mimosas

Space is limited!  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com

 

Jamie Lau is a designer, sewing instructor, fashion writer, and native San Franciscan. A self-taught seamstress consistently inspired by her love of dresses, Jamie infuses a playful nostalgia into her work by transforming simple silhouettes into fashion forward looks cut and sewn from traditional Japanese prints, luxurious brocades, handwoven ikats, and her own textile designs. In addition to designing her clothing line Jamie Lau Designs, Jamie has taught fashion and sewing workshops across the country including the Textile Arts Center, Britex Fabrics, and the American Folk Art Museum. Jamie is the author of BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern, published in 2012 by Potter Craft (The Crown Publishing Group/Random House, Inc.). Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, San Francisco Magazine, and the Star Tribune.

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Weaving Workshop
Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

Weaving Workshop

Join us for a Friday evening workshop! 

You'll learn the basics of weaving and will be provided with all needed materials to get started (and take home with you!)

$55

Included: 

Starter Loom, Tools, Yarn

Wine & Charcuterie to be served 

Space is limited.  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com

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Weaving Workshop
Aug
11
10:30 AM10:30

Weaving Workshop

Join us for a Saturday morning workshop and mimosa! 

You'll learn the basics of weaving and will be provided with all needed materials to get started (and take home with you!)

$55

Included: 

Mimosa

Treats from Saltwater Bakery (vegan option)

Cold Brew

Starter Loom, Tools, Yarn

Space is limited.  Sign up by emailing: lauren@zukowskicollective.com

 

 

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