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Tuesday Artist Workshop
Wool Felting
Wednesday, October 16, 2024
6:30–9pm
Family and Community Space
Free. Registration required.
Tuesday Artist Workshop

Overview

Connect to the people, land, and animal agriculture of Montana while being guided toward the making of your own wet-felted wool art, led by artist Meghan Purcell.

Learn the ancient technique of wool wet-felting and deepen your connection to the people, lands, and animal agriculture of Montana. You will learn the basic techniques of felting and be guided toward the making of your own felted wool art amongst a like-hearted community. This class is designed for first-time felters and those with some experience. This workshop is free to attend, but space is limited so registration required.

Montana Artist Workshops

Tuesday evenings once a month adults can sign up for workshops to learn specialized art techniques and gain insight into artists’ processes through making and experimenting.

These workshops are free to attend, but space is limited so registration required to allow instructors time to prepare materials. To view project examples and artists’ works please visit the local artist display area in the Family & Community Space.

About the Artist

A classically trained artist, Meghan Purcell studied fine art at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and earned a degree in art education from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Her transition to wool as an art medium accompanied her journey to Livingston, Montana where she now resides with her husband and two children. Through experimentation with felting, Meghan carried her inspiration from the landscape into a new art medium. Her work blends rich textures with an evolved, modern look creating wonderfully tactile yet refined art.