Irene Roderick

Sun, August 10 to Sat, August 16 2025

Dancing with the Wall: Encore! with Irene Roderick

Medium: Acrylic

Level: All Levels

Location: Studio

Status: Open For Enrollment

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Encore! Is an advanced workshop building on the improv skills introduced in Dancing With The Wall. The focus is on a new approach to designing a quilt using large shapes on which to build layers of color. The workshop will focus on good design, how to use color, the benefits of working in a series and strategies for sustaining a creative practice. Irene will give you tools, tips, instructions and a lot of hands-on individual attention to assist you along the way.

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About Irene Roderick

Irene’s artwork is currently grounded in the textile arts, focused on quilt making and fabric dyeing.  She is trained as a painter and has always been interested in pattern and color and how these elements can evoke emotional and political responses. A few years ago, Irene encountered modern quilting and loved the idea of making a “utilitarian painting.” She learned to quilt and accidentally discovered improvisational quilting, an intuitive, spontaneous process she calls “dancing with the wall.” The technique opened up a new-found creativity for her. This work is entirely intuitive and visceral.  


Rates & Enrollment

Day Student Tuition: $960.00

Full 5-Day Package*: $2,677.85-$2,891.69

*5-Day Workshop Package includes: Tuition for 5 full class days, 6 nights of dinner, lodging, breakfast, daily cookie and fruit breaks, unlimited coffee and tea, and welcoming wine and cheese reception. Your choice between a room to yourself (single occupancy) or bring a friend and split a room (double occupancy).

Get more information about your options to enroll here.