Wed, Feb 21|
Oklahoma County Extension Center
Visible Mending Workshop
Time & Location
Feb 21, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Oklahoma County Extension Center, 2500 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, USA
About the event
Repair your clothing instead of throwing it out! Learn how to refresh your clothing at our Visible Mending Workshop, where you'll learn basics of decorative mending techniques. The class will be taught by Darci Lenker, local fiber artist. All supplies for the class will be provided.
About the artist:
Darci Lenker is a fiber artist living in Norman, Oklahoma. Her focus is miniature realistic thread painting embroidery. She also teaches classes and workshops in embroidery and felting with wool locally at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center and Norman Firehouse Art Center, among others.
Lenker works out of her home studio in Norman, Oklahoma. Her embroidered artworks have been featured at The Vault in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, for Entwined, a small group show of fiber artists. Lenker’s work was also spotlighted at ArtNow 2019 at Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center where 365 of
her small embroideries were installed to represent an entire year of her process. Her celestial series was on display at Science Museum Oklahoma as part of the Cosmic Culture exhibit. She was featured in the small group show, "Best in Show" at DNA Galleries in 2022. Lenker's piece BLUE BEE won Best in Show in the 2023 juried Paseo Members' Show. Her piece OKLAHOMA GOTHIC won both First Place and Judge's Choice awards at the 2023 Woodlawn Needlework Exhibition, and she recently exhibited works in the Glenna and Richard Tanenbaum Learning Gallery at Oklahoma Contemporary. Two of her works, PILLARS OF CREATION (JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE) and MILKY WAY GALAXY, were featured by NASA for World Embroidery Day 2023. Her piece, WINTER SUNSET AT OKLAHOMA CONTEMPORARY, won Best of Show at the Oklahoma Art Guild’s 2024 Small Works Show.
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