Workshop - Weaving with Cholena

Join First Nations Artist and Weaver, Cholena Hughes and weave a keyring, bangle, necklace pendant or pair of earrings using recycled or natural materials(your choice).

Date/time: Sunday, 10 December - 12.00pm

Duration: 1 hour

Location: GATHAA First Nations Market - FOREST GLEN VILLAGE
354 Mons Road Forest Glen SUNSHINE COAST. Behind Kurrajong Building

Ticket Price: $20.00

About the Class :  

Cholena will guide you in making a woven object that you can wear as a keyring, bangle, necklace pendant or pair of earrings using recycled or natural materials (your choice) that you can take home and either gift to a friend or loved one or keep for yourself. 

About the Process:

For Cholena, weaving is very calming and meditative through it’s slow and repetitive process. Cholena has learned a variety of weaving techniques and enjoys sharing those skills with others while having a good yarn.

SuitableAll ages - under 18 to be accompanied by an adult

  • Beginner-friendly

What we supply for your use and creativity on the day:

  • Weaving Materials

About Cholena Hughes

Cholena (Koa) was born in Meanjin (Brisbane), grew up on Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi Country (Bribie Island) and now lives on Jinibara Country (Glasshouse Mountains Hinterland).

Cholena’s art practise is inclusive of many areas of Visual Arts. Using a large variety of materials and processes, her art shares her love and respect for the natural environment. As part of her practice, Cholena wanders in the bush, listens, breathes in the air and her senses observe all the intimate details with a feeling of incalculable significance and importance with the connection to her environment. Her artwork offers the viewers a glimpse of the experience felt.

Sunday, 10 December - 12:00pm