Fabricated Forests with Amy Bagshaw

SATURDAY, September 17, 2022


Immerse yourself in the deep forest at OMAH.  Please join regional artist Amy Bagshaw on Saturday, September 17 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a fun, hands-on morning of artmaking.  In this 3 hour workshop, participants will create their own sculptural forest scene with paint and yarn by wrapping, weaving, painting and sewing on a 6”x12” wooden support.

This is an adult program open to all skill levels.  Please register by Thursday, September 8 to ensure your place in this workshop. 

$40 ($35 for OMAH Members)  All materials included.  

About Amy

Amy Bagshaw (she/her) earned her BFA from Queen’s University in 2002, and MFA from Stony Brook University, New York, with a focus on fibre installation and intermedia in 2006.  A Graduate Women’s Studies Scholar, her art practice extends to Intersectional Feminism and contemporary craft practices. She has exhibited in Canada, the United States, and Europe and has created public art for the City of Barrie and Alliston, ON.


Bagshaw has received an Ontario Arts Council Grant, has had a Residency at The Banff Centre and her work can be seen on the cover of Feminist Time Against Nation Time (Dietrich and Hesford, 2008) and Brava Kilo’s album cover Hang On, You Demons (2018).  Her paper “Notes from the Portal: Feminist Teaching Strategies in/post-pandemic Art and Design Classrooms,” was published in Teaching in a Post-COVID Era (Springer, 2021). She teaches in the Fine Art and IDesign departments of X University (Ryerson), Georgian College, and Yorkville University.  She lives in Alliston, ON with her family.