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$20/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Megan
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Sewing
  • Embroidery
  • Sewing machine
  • Weaving
  • Quilting
Levels
  • All Levels

Fibers graduate with 7 years experience offering weaving, embroidery, and sewing classes in Galway

Methodology

I teach students of all ages and backgrounds, changing the structure of teaching based on individual needs and concerns. I enjoy a casual teaching approach, where students feel free to contact me and ask questions in an open environment. I believe there is a solution to any problem encountered or idea waiting to be made, and know that we can reach that result together.

Background

I am a graduate with a degree in fiber and material studies, focusing in weaving. I've studied in Chicago, Iceland, and Ireland. I love helping my students to learn a new skill, rekindle an old interest, or expand in their own art practice.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $25/h
Lessons offered by Megan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Sewing
  • Embroidery
  • Sewing machine
  • Weaving
  • Quilting
Levels
  • All Levels

Megan's resume

Education

2016 BFA in Studio Art, Minor in Art History - the School of the Art Institute of Chicago -Chicago, IL

Exhibitions

2018 Solo show – Signature Financial Services office – Charlottesville, Virginia
2017 Group Exhibition – Annie Gould Gallery – Gordonsville, Virginia
2017 Luminarts Visual Arts Exhibition – Union League Club of Chicago – Chicago, Illinois
2017 “Lóan er Komin: The Arrival of the Golden Plover” – Bílskúrs Gallerí, – Blönduós, Iceland
2017 "Get Knotty" – Bílskúrs Gallerí – Blönduós, Iceland
2016 Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition – Sullivan Galleries – Chicago, Illinois
2016 "Out of Order" – DFBRL8R – Chicago, Illinois
2016 Exhibited work in Vans “Off the Wall” design competition – Chicago, Illinois
2009–2016 Exhibited in the Greene County annual arts festival – Stanardsville, Virginia
2012 Solo show – The Palette – Stanardsville, Virginia

Residencies

2017 Artist in Residency - Textílsetur Íslands - Blönduós, Iceland
2017 Artist in Residency - Burren College of Art - County Clare, Ireland
2016 Artist in Residency - Burren College of Art - County Clare, Ireland
2015 Artist in Residency - Burren College of Art - County Clare, Ireland

Experience

2017–present Webmistress - American Tapestry Alliance
2017 Weaving teacher - Húnavallaskóli - Húnavellir, Iceland
2012–present Member of Art Guild of Greene - Stanardsville, Virginia
2016–2018 Certified framer - Michael’s Arts and Crafts
2016 Certified fine arts instructor - Michael’s Arts and Crafts
2009–2013 Coordinator of the Greene County annual arts festival - Greene County, Virginia
2013 Art teaching assistant 9th-12th grade students - Greene County, Virginia
2013 President of National Art Honor Society - Greene County, Virginia
2011 President of National Art Honor Society - Greene County, Virginia

Awards

2018 Published in Textílsetur’s Artist Residency Catalogue
2017 Luminarts Grant finalist - Chicago, Illinois
2013–2016 Academic scholarship - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2013 Published in 2013 FIRST catalogue - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2013 Firnew Farm artist circle scholarship recipient - Stanardsville, Virginia

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