21 Dec Katey Rissi
Katey Rissi is a Pacific-Northwest-based printmaker, textile artist and educator. Her work explores themes of bio-regionalism, ecology, place, time, rewilding, and enchantment. In terms of process, she is focused on slow-making practices like relief printing, analog image-making techniques, mending textiles, working with natural dyes, and making art materials out of things gathered and grown.
Katey holds a BFA in graphic design from Western Michigan University with a focus in photography and printmaking, and studied screen printing at the Art Student’s League of Denver. She teaches art classes to both youth and adults, and has worked in design, program planning, as an elementary school art teacher, and as a teaching artist.
She is from the white pine forests of the Great Lakes bioregion, and is currently living on an island in the Salish Sea.
Katey Rissi will be teaching The Ancestral Art of Printmaking and Making Art with Earth-Based Materials.