Natural Dyeing: 2-3 Day Residency

Jamie Root [ view artist bio ]

Natural Dyeing Residency


Teaching Artist Jamie Root begins with the 45-minute lecture/demonstration outlined previously.

Over the next 2-3 days, students will then discover the use of diffferent fibers, mordants, and dyes.  Students will participate in dyeing and making their own great examples of textile art.

To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at



Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8

Fees: $110 for 1 workshop; $95 each, for 2 or more workshops on the same day; Plus $15 materials/class + other materials fee per student to be determined based on project; A residency requires one $110 planning meeting / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Availability: Open year round

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: natural dyeing

Requirements: A well-ventilated room; tables; a source of electricity and water nearby. The artist will bring all materials needed, including hot plates to cook dyes.

Standards: 5.6 5.6 Knows the ways that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through oral tradition, literature, songs, art, religion, community celebrations, mementos, food, and language.7.6 7.6 Concentrates mental and physical energies.9.9 9.9 Understands the structure and properties of matter.15.1 15.1 Understands the visual arts in relation to history and culture.15.7 & 15.8

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