Ema Shin Wood Block Designs on Fabric


Saturday 4 May   10am – 3.30pm
$90 / $75 concession (includes materials)

Print your own unique design onto fabric using a wood block carved by you! Textile and print maker Ema Shin will show you how.

Tutor will supply: materials and use of tools on the day – these costs are included in the workshop fee.

Participants to bring apron.

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Artist Bio

Ema Shin is a Melbourne based artist who was born and grew up in Niigata Japan. She studied traditional and contemporary Japanese printmaking at Tama Art University in Tokyo and completed a Master of Fine Art Degree at Aichi Prefectural Art University in Nagoya. She has held solo and group exhibitions in Japan, Korea, Australia and numerous other countries. Ema works with several different techniques and mediums such as Japanese woodblock printing, papier-mâché, embroidery, tapestry weaving, book making, Urauchi (chine-colle) and collage. She aims to create a composition that displays sensitivity for tactile materials, historical techniques to express femininity, sexuality and domesticity.