Learn how to interpret sources of inspiration from the MFA’s collection to develop ideas for textiles in this introductory course. Create original designs using a variety of color stories, types of repeats, and layouts. Some previous drawing experience suggested.
Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list here.
Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.
Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.
To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); no in-person ticket sales.
Due to the building’s historic architecture, the third-floor classrooms, 305A, 305B, 305D and 305E, are not wheelchair-accessible and must be accessed by stairs. Please let us know in advance if the student has limited mobility; we can make accommodations, including relocating the class to an accessible space.
To inform the Studio Art Class program of any access needs, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 617-369-3295.
About the Instructor
Jay Calderin is the author of The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book, Fashion Design Essentials, and Fashion Design, Referenced. Jay founded and serves as the Executive Director of Boston Fashion Week and was appointed Creative Director of the first Chengdu Fashion Week in 2012. He is the Director of Creative Marketing and an instructor at the School of Fashion Design in Boston. In addition to artist demonstrations and teaching studio art classes at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, he also facilitates a program called Fashion Tales at several branches of the Boston Public Library. Jay was honored by Youth Design as Mentor of the Year 2014. His early work as a fashion designer graced the pages of Vogue and Elle magazines.