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Kim Thittichai who lives on the West Coast of County Clare, is coming to our Conference in Maynooth in April. We thought you’d like some more information about Kim. Here’s a great interview that Kim gave to Daniel and published on the Textile Artist website. Discover how Kim’s process has, and is evolving.
Her original training was in Wood, Metal, Ceramics and Plastics, through which she was taught how to use each material, prior to embarking on the design element. This is the bedrock of her career as an artist.
Her work is split roughly into three areas – 3D & experimental textiles, wall pieces and photography. Kim travels internationally to lecture about her work and deliver various workshops and summer schools.
She is renown for breaking boundaries and helping students to think outside of the box! Here’s the latest video, made in Jaipur, India.
“Be inspired. Take a journey, imaginary or otherwise with Kim Thittichai on her two day workshop with the QGI.
Learn how to create your own designs and printing blocks.
Working though several formulas for creating original designs, discussing the use of colour and materials.
Using paper, paints and pencils you will generate enough designs on this day to last you for years to come.”
Kim’s 2 day workshop ‘Look, Draw, Print and Stitch’ takes place on Sat 6th and Sun 7th April.Friday 6th – 7th April, Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth. It’s first come first served Non members are welcome for a small fee
Here are some images from Kim’s amazing trip to Jaipur, of which she says:
Well that’s it for the #jaipurjouney 2019. This has been a wonderful experience. To be able to teach my own design exercise in such a beautiful place, has been a great privilege. To work with such a great group of girls was the icing on the cake. Harmony, laughter and of course, cheekiness from certain individuals!!! I hope you can get some idea of what fun we have had and what the group have achieved on this holiday. Thank you girls, it has been a blast.
My last afternoon in Jaipur. Whilst I am excited to get to Ireland to finish my new teaching studio, I will be sad to leave this beautiful place and this lovely group of girls. This has been a very special time. One of my best teaching experiences. 🙏🏽
And more images
It is doubtful whether the weather (do you like what we did just now?) in April will be conducive to being outside, but the fun and freedom shine of Kim’s classes shines through. That’s what she’ll be bringing to Athlone, with inspiration and encouragement for you to become the designer you’d like to be.
Kim has published 4 books in total, all of which are available on Amazon.
In addition to the wonderful 2 day course, Kim is also taking a workshop: ‘All that Glitters’ on Friday 5th – creating a fabulous slip book cover, experimenting with different materials.