We are delighted to re start our workshop program with
Wishing Bowl- Astrid Thomson
Make a felted bowl with one of our most beloved artists.
Date 11th Sep 10am -4pm
Venue: The Kitchen, The Courtyard, Marlay Park, Dublin
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Google location : https://goo.gl/maps/4WgETKJrvJ7SC9wEA
Beautiful location with artisan food market and free parking.
Our Astrid was born in Germany, but lives and created in Ireland since 1979. She is a true pioneer at heart. We are all familiar that she was one of the first people to start the feltmaking movement in Ireland. Beyond that she has also been living off grid for decades- long before it was mainstream movement.
Since her childhood Astrid was surrounded by creativity, fashion and art. Her mother was a textile designer and her grandparents owned a beautiful garden, which inspired Astrid greatly. She was trained as a professional make-up artist at Film Studio Hamburg and Thalia Theater, and has been involved in art all her life. In 1986 Astrid started painting on silk and eventually committed to textiles as career. The rest is part of Feltmakers Ireland’s history. Astrid works with some of the most beautiful galleries in Ireland, exports internationally and exhibits in curated shows. The secret to it all? Talent and kindness.