Iviva Olenick

Category: Textile Arts workshops

  • Textile arts workshops: embroidery, natural dyeing, weaving and more

    Indigo dyeing workshops, NYC, 2019 In 2017, I began growing indigo from seed in my Brooklyn apartment after reading the legend of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, credited with having made indigo a North Carolina cash crop from 1745–75. Understanding the role enslaved laborers played in indigo’s success, including applying cultural knowledge of how to grow indigo…