Cosmo, Embroidery by Mark Palmen Opening at Elizabeth Leach Gallery *FREE

This exhibition will be on view Through October 4 – 27, 2018, with a First Thursday reception on October 4 from 6 – 8 pm. Portland-based artist Mark Palmen creates experiential, elaborate artworks including holographic light installations, large scale sculptures and hand-sewn creations. Palmen’s visual works are influenced by his diverse interests ranging from art … Continue reading “Cosmo, Embroidery by Mark Palmen Opening at Elizabeth Leach Gallery *FREE”

KOGIN ZASHI (Japanese folk crafts embroidery) workshop with Yoko Yamada

Learn about the traditional Japanese embroidery technique from Aomori known as kogin, in a special hands on workshop with Yoko Yamada. Kogin embroidery is known for its hand stitching technique, in which white cotton thread is stitched through each hole of the indigo-colored fabric. Today, either wool or cotton is used depending on the function, … Continue reading “KOGIN ZASHI (Japanese folk crafts embroidery) workshop with Yoko Yamada”