Beginning Crochet with Ashley V. Blalock
Join this all-day workshop to learn the basics of crochet and its relation to developing creativity. Students will be introduced to crochet, covering all the basic stitches, as well as starting, and finishing a project. At the end of the day, students will be well on their way to completing a small, three-dimensional crochet item.
The workshop fee is $100 and includes materials.
Ashley V. Blalock was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She holds an MFA in Sculpture and Installation from the San Francisco Art Institute, an MA Art History from the University of California, and a BA in Painting and Printmaking from San Diego State University. She was a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Wassaic Project, and Vermont Studio Center, and a visiting teacher at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Her installation venues include the Franconia Sculpture Park, Hunter Museum of American Art, and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art. Her work has been exhibited in group exhibitions at ESXLA, Miniartextil in Como, Italy, the Craft in America Center, and the Huntington Beach Art Center. Her site-responsive installations have been placed in and around historic homes such as Edith Wharton’s home (The Mount), Highfield Hall, and the Heritage Museum and Gardens.