FEMeeting Workshop: Extracting and Capturing Hyperlocal Colour - A Botanical Contact Printing Workshop

When: June 27th, 10 am—12 pm AND 3:30-5 pm. (participants need to attend both sessions.)
Where: Meet at, Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative, located at 360 Freedom Way, directly east of the School of Creative Arts Armouries
Limit: 20 participants

Want to make botanical prints?
Join artists Jodi Green and Lisa Sylvestre for a FEMeeting workshop on June 27th at the University of Windsor's Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative, located at 360 Freedom Way, directly east of the School of Creative Arts Armouries. This two-part workshop will run from 10 am—12 pm EST and 3:30-5 pm.

In a hands-on workshop, artists Lisa Sylvestre and Jodi Green will lead participants through extracting and capturing colour from locally gathered plant material. Participants will learn how to secure lasting botanical impressions on fabric using two fixative methods.

This workshop is open to FEMeeting participants only.
Please register in only one workshop or tour for Thursday June 27.
No food or drink in studio.



Meet the Instructors


Lisa Sylvestre

Lisa Sylvestre is a Windsor/Detroit based artist. An academic background in the social sciences, community-learned quilting, and formal training in tailoring and photography all contribute to her work as a multi-media artist, with a primary focus on textiles. Lisa, operating under asil, runs a textile + a dye studio which holds classes and hosts a bi-monthly community sewing circle, curates the asil Gallery and Shop which brings together the work of talented local artists.



Image Credit

Lisa Sylvestre, 2024.


Jodi Green

Jodi Green is a printmaker, bookbinder, textile artist, and art educator living and working in Windsor. She holds an MFA in printmaking from the University of Georgia, where she developed a practice of making and wearing clothing printed from woodblocks and other traditional printmaking methods. From 2015 to 2020 she operated Levigator Press, a public access printmaking studio focusing on education in print and book arts. She now teaches workshops in print, bookbinding, natural dyes, and fibre arts through the asil studio.



Image Credit

Jodi Green, 2024.