Natalie Stopka


Natalie Stopka is a New York based artist focused on creative processes rooted in the materials and forces of the natural world. Her pursuit of historical surface patterning techniques includes natural dyeing, pigment extraction, marbling, and printmaking. These meticulous, layered processes incorporate materials grown in her studio garden, creating a seasonally evolving vocabulary of texture and color. She is a former Van Lier/Stein Family Scholar for Advance Study at the Center for Book Arts and a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She maintains a studio and garden in New York.


Suminagashi: Japanese Marbling

Dates & Times Thursday, November 12th ~ 6:00-8:00pm EST Tuesday, November 17th ~ 6:00-8:00pm EST Japanese marbling is a form of printmaking that dates to the 12th century. In this […]

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Fabric Marbling

Dates & Times Saturday, December 5th ~ 10:00am-11:30am EST Sunday, December 6th ~ 10:00am-1:00pm EST Saturday, December 12th ~ 10:00am-1:00pm EST Sunday, December 13th ~ 10:00am-11:30am EST Learn the fundamentals […]

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Painting With Natural Pigments and Soy

Dates & Times Thursday, February 18th ~ 6:00-8:00pm EST Tuesday, February 23rd ~ 6:00-7:00pm EST Working with natural pigments is a wonderful way to connect to your local landscape and […]

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Introduction to Natural Dyeing

Dates & Times Monday, March 29th ~ 6-8pm EST Tuesday, March 30th ~ 6-8pm EST Wednesday, March 31st ~ 6-8pm EST Thursday, April 1st ~ 6-8pm EST This intensive virtual […]

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Natural Dye, Ink and Pigment Intensive

This intensive course will delve into the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable color. Come learn the basics of choosing and preparing fibers, and extracting color from a variety of […]

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