37 – Sylvia White

Fiber Art

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Studio:

90 Bayview Lane
Port Townsend, Washington 98368
(360) 379-6833
pumpkin@olympus.net

Demonstration:

Sylvia White work features recycled and human made materials, such as metal, plastic wire, paper, aluminum cans and strapping tape. Her studio is unusual in that it is festooned with a variety of natural and recycled materials. During the Studio Tour Sylvia will discuss the kinds of found materials that can be used for fiber sculptures, baskets and wall hangings. She will demonstrate weaving and fiber techniques that create her unique pieces of art. Sylvia has taught basketry in Washington, South California and Illinois.

Directions:

Take Highway 20 south out of Port Townsend to Four Corners. Turn right onto Discovery Bay Road.  Go 1 mile and turn right onto Olympic Blvd.  Go 1 block and turn right on Vancouver Land and then right again onto Bayview Lane. Signs will direct to the studio.

Artist Statement:

“I am a fiber artist specializing in sculptures, baskets and wall hangings from industrial materials. I have been using recycled and new human-made materials for the last fifteen years.  I have studied a variety of weaving and multi-media techniques in Africa, the U.S. and England. My work is featured in four books and many art show catalogues.”

Studio is open by appointment during the remainder of the year.

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