Pushing the boundaries of this ancient medium since 1984 and bringing a fine art sensibility
to the interaction of dyes and resist on silk,
opening up new possibilities of painterly expression.
Work has been exhibited across the US,
in England and Japan in gallery, private
and museum settings.
Online classes with the San Diego Silk Guild
Creating a Still Life
January 24, 26, and 30, 2021.
Contact Karen Malin:
THE ART STUDIOS OF THE JCC MANHATTAN
Amsterdam at West 76th Street
One Day Intensives from 10am to 6pm
Working on 34" sq or 14x70" oblong silk crepe, we create a finished painting in one day
that may be worn or framed.
Best quality materials and full technical support.
All classes currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic
THE MENDOCINO ART CENTER
Classes on Zoom
Essentials of Painting on Silk
All the basics techniques for creating effective composition, spatial depth and color harmonies.
Individual explorations of meaningful imagery encouraged.
See Materials List for supplies to have for painting.
Advanced Painting on Silk:
Figurative or abstract, here are the next steps for personal development of imagery on silk.
Overpainting of previously steamed work opens up new color harmonies and possibilities.
Multiples techniques for creating an image and full technical support!
In October of 2021, Silk Painters International
will be sponsoring a week-long conference
at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Two 2-day classes will be offered by Suzanne.
Workshop choices will be available in April.
Registration opens in May.
Watch here for more information or visit