Asian Textile Residency: 2-3 Day Residency

Jamie Root [ view artist bio ]

Asian Textile Residency: 2-3 Day Residency

Students will study Shibori silk dying using stitching techniques, patterns and silk dying.  Through this two or three day residency, each student will create a scarf size piece of silk of their very own.


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






Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Fees: $110 single workshop; $95 for 2 or more workshops on the same day / plus $110 planning meeting and $6 materials fee per student

Maximum Audience Size: 15 students

Availability: Limited; please inquire

Program Length: 45 minutes per workshop

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: Asian Textiles_TPG

Requirements: Sink; table with chairs for students

Standards: 1.1 1.1 Knows how a culture's art works and artifacts reflect its values and beliefs.1.3 1.3 Knows how people define and use resources.1.5 1.5 Knows how people depend on, adapt to and change their physical settings.1.9 1.9 Understands that many skills can be practiced until they become automatic, and that if the right skills are practiced, performance may improve.4.3 4.3 Knows how places and regions serve as cultural symbols.4.4 4.4 Knows the ways in which culture influences the perception of places and regions (e.g., religion and other belief systems, language and tradition; perceptions of beautiful or valuable).7.6 7.6 Concentrates mental and physical energies.11.1 11.1 Knows how visual, aural, oral and kinetic elements are used in the various art forms.15.1 15.1 Understands the visual arts in relation to history and culture.

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