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Sundays in the Studio! Exploring Natural Pigments with Sarah Smitherman

DATE: Sunday, August 13, 2023
TIME: 1pm- 4pm
LOCATION: 2nd floor, Education Studio

This workshop series covers a variety of mediums and techniques for exploring nature through art. Each week introduces unique ways to incorporate natural materials during mark making.

To Participate:

  • Drop-in between 1-4pm on Sundays.
  • This program is free with admission to AWE and open to all.
  • Questions? Please contact Sophie Hinch, Education and Public Programs Coordinator at

Exploring Natural Pigments

In this activity, we will press plants onto surfaces to extract their pigments and explore their colour. By working collaboratively, we will create artwork from the marks we made with plants.

Meet the Artist: Sarah Smitherman

Sarah Smitherman is an interdisciplinary artist living in Windsor, Ontario. Her work has been displayed within Canada, Europe, and the United States. Sarah utilizes natural elements in her practice to explore notions of place and impermanence. The way light and shadow activate space inspires her creativity.

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