Peg McDade, fiber artist and teacher, will present an overview of her recent fiber artwork at The Century Club of Scranton on May 19, 2016 at 2PM in the Green Room. Her presentation will include art-to-wear, textiles for interiors and large fiber installations for businesses and institutions.
Along with being an artist, Ms. McDade teaches fiber arts in her well-equipped Waverly Township studio. Her classes include all the steps needed to design, set up and weave on a loom; to learn inter-looping techniques of knitting and crochet; do original stitchery artwork; learn pattern making, and hand or machine sewing. Students proceed at their own rate in their chosen art form. For more information, please phone the studio at 570-586-2093.
Peg has taught Fiber Arts, Drawing, Color and Design, History of Costume, Art Appreciation, History of Art, and Art in Education in the Graduate and Undergraduate Schools of Keystone College, Luzerne County Community College and Marywood University. At Penn State Worthington Campus she has taught Garden Design; Perennials, Trees and Shrubs; and Soils Composition.
She is a Rostered Artist in the Arts and Education Program of the PA Council of the Arts offering residencies in public, private and community settings. She has presented workshops and lectures on request to Guilds in New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Rochester, Northern New Jersey, Central Pennsylvania, for the Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association and The Handweavers Guild of America.
Peg also teaches fiber arts to special needs adults at ArtWorks Gallery, Scranton and gardening in the Summer Children’s Program at the Everhart Museum.