Fibers & Weaving

The imagination can be freed working with textiles, where fiber art techniques such as shibori, batik, silk-painting, or block-printing can be adapted from global traditions, cultural symbolism, or the human imperative for mark-making.

And our 50 floor looms, located on the two floors of the Priest's House on the Ursuline Campus, are considered to be the largest teaching collection in the U.S., and are enjoyed by an active community of adult student weavers..

Tuition Assistance

A limited number of scholarships for tuition assistance are available for classes in the Fibers Department. Adults interested in studying fibers may apply for tuition assistance by contacting Casey Galloway.

Fibers & Weaving Material List

  Materials List

Classes not listed here will either have required materials in the class description, discuss needed materials during the first class, or the materials will be supplied.

Registration Dates

At Southwest School of Art, the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is of utmost importance. We recognize the challenges that the COVID-19 crisis poses for our existing programs including our Adult Community Classes. It is our hope that we will be able to resume some classes during our summer term, however we remain cautious and plan to follow mandates and advisories of our state, county, and city officials. At this time, our summer registration will remain closed until we know if it is advisable to move forward in a way that assures continued protection for our students while maintaining the quality of our classes. It is important to note that should classes resume this summer; the offered courses may be different than those originally published in the catalog. Please continue to check our website for updates.

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this unprecedented situation.

 

How to Register

 Step 1

Review all of the policies and guidelines below. By continuing to Step 2, you acknowledge you have read and understand the polices and guidelines outlined in Step 1.

 Step 2

If registering during Member's Priority registration, login to the website to purchase the classes that you would like to attend. To find classes, visit the Adult Class pages. Be sure to read the descriptions before selecting your class(es). Note: Each area of concentration will have separate registration forms. If you're registering for more than one area of concentration, please follow the prompts shown in the registration form. 

 Step 3

Complete your payment information. Once your credit card payment is submitted, you will receive a e-mail with confirmation of your registration.

 

Helpful Information

  Become a Friend of SSA 

  Registration Information

  Guidelines for Students

  Materials List

  Campus Map 

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