The Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh presents a Surface Design Silkscreen Workshop at Artist Image Resource with a focus on abstract imagery for diversified uses in your work.  Screen print on fabric, paper, and other surfaces!  Master printmaker, professor, and AIR staffer, Feliks RK Pyron, will lead, with assistance from Guild members, Petra Fallaux and Patty Kennedy-Zafred.

Location: 518 Foreland Street, Northside, Pittsburgh 15212 
Date: November 5, 2022 – 11AM to 3 PM
Fee for: Fiberarts Guild Members $50        Non-Member Guests:  $60
Workshop registration form   (Registration is limited to 10 people)

The fee includes two instructors, silkscreen ink and printing equipment, and the use of multiple prepared screens to share with other participants.  Students supply their own fabric and or papers.

Ahead of time: The images are approximately 10 “x 12”, your fabric must be ironed onto Freezer paper ahead of time. Any type of fabric should work, the colors are water based textile inks.

Option: To have your own pattern prepared on a screen for the workshop, your digital image must be emailed Felix at by October 20; the cost is an additional fee of $25, with payment due at the time of registration.  

If there is not adequate registration , the workshop will be cancelled and fees refunded.
Masks are requested, and there is adequate space for safe distancing.
Metered parking is available directly across the street; there is limited street parking which requires a permit.

If you have questions about this workshop, please contact Michelle Browne or Patty Kennedy-Zafred

Workshops at Contemporary Craft : The Guild collaborates with Contemporary Craft to bring in the best instructors from around the country in fiber techniques and concepts at prices discounted to FGP members. All fiber workshops at CC will be co-sponsored by the FGP with a limited number of discounts. Members can receive a %25 discount on their workshops (current membership needs to be up to date). Discounts applied on a first-come first-served basis. We will notify Members in the Eblasts when funds for our discounts are running low or no longer available.

Check the complete list of Fibers Workshops at Contemporary Craft
September 8, 2022 – Weaving 1 Series, with Jamie Boyle
September 20, 2022 – Virtual: Needle Felted Columbine with Kari Roslund
September 24, 2022 – Immersion in Madder Root: Ancient Red Dye with Leah Patgorski
October 18, 2022 – Virtual: Needle Felted Lady Slippers with Kari Roslund
November 5, 2022 – Make Your Own Sley Hook! with Vicki Branagan
November 11, 2022 – An Introduction to Natural Dye with Visiting Artist Meredith Grimsley
November 15, 2022 – Virtual: Needle Felted Wild Snapdragon with Kari Roslund
November 19, 2022 – Hip Hex Hoops with Kirsten Ervin
December 20, 2022 – Virtual: Needle Felted Mountain Laurel with Kari Roslund
January 12, 2023 – Weaving 2 Series, with Jamie Boyle
March 9-12, 2023 – Ann Coddington
March 23, 2023 – Weaving 1 Series, with Jamie Boyle
June 6, 2023 – Fundamentals of Sewing with Mandy Wilson
June 8, 2023 – Weaving 2 Series, with Jamie Boyle

To Register for CC Co-Sponsored Programs
Mail: CC attention: Alison Jones
5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Phone: 412-261-7003 (credit card payment only)

We are sorry, the workshop is full. If you'd like to be added to a waiting list, please contact Michelle Browne at Thank you!