Join us for Fab-Weave, a unique hands-on experience where SHENEQUA will demonstrate how to easily create your very own custom fabric weaving. From putting together patterns based on the fabric to color theory, you will utilize simple materials to confidently produce a masterpiece of your very own!
This online course will be broken into two sessions:
- Wednesday, October 7, 6-7:30pm
- Tuesday, October 13, 6-7pm
About the instructor, Shenequa Brooks:
SHENEQUA is an Artpreneur who received her Masters of Design in Fashion, Body, & Garment at School of the Art Institute of Chicago under the mentorship of Nick Cave and Liat Smestad. She has exhibited her works Performing Labor at Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco, The Space We Grow Into at Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, IL, and Mane N’ Tail at The Luminary in St. Louis, MO, among others. A Featured Artist for Ties that Bind in American Craft Magazine and in the Kansas City Star, she spoke about her process of weaving synthetic-hair in relationship to the African-American Hair Experience. She was 2014’s Windgate Fellow of the Center for Craft. 2017-2018’s recipient of the inaugural YoungArts Daniel Arsham Fellowship, presented by the Ridinger-McLaughlin Family. SHENEQUA continues to reflect, create, and expand the process of weaving beyond the loom.