About the Class
“To learn about a culture, study their art.”
Learn a brief history of Native American beadwork and design with Anishinaabe artist and educator, Stephanie Jackson. Create your own beaded applique floral brooch using instructor-provided Anishinaabe/Metis designs. Students will learn the 4-bead flat stitch, as well as a demonstration of the picot edgework stitch that can be completed at home. All supplies will be provided, as well as take-home kits and informational packets for students to complete their projects on their own.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Stephanie Jackson is an Anishinaabe mixed-media artist and educator from Mt. Pleasant, MI. She graduated from Central Michigan University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Art, Art History and Museum Studies.
Her work is inspired by the local flora and fauna she grew up with, which she sketches and develops into block prints and customizes with watercolor and gouache. She also is skilled in Native American Beadwork. When she’s not making art, Stephanie enjoys hiking and spending time outdoors, teaching workshops, and being a vendor at artisan markets and fairs.