Instructor: Georgeta Poliana Danila

Georgeta Poliana Danila
Poliana Danila is a landscape designer turned fiber artist and broom maker. She loves working with whatever the plants give/gift us. Originally from Romania, Poliana watched her parents and grandparents working in the gardens, teaching in school and weaving with the wool from their sheep.

She has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Landscape Design and Horticulture from Romania, Holland, and the New York Botanical Garden. She has had the privilege to take weaving, knotting, plant dyeing classes with different well-known artists at fiber studios: Textile Art Center in Brooklyn/ Manhattan and Fiber Craft Studio in Spring Valley.

Classes by this instructor

Explore the ancient technique of broom-making. In this two-day workshop, fiber artist and educator Poliana Danila will guide you through this craft of working with natural materials to create a useful and beautiful hand broom. Using natural or black-dyed sorghum, more...
251CRF279 08/23 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Danila

Learn how to dye fibers naturally using food waste. Explore techniques on how to repurpose your food scraps to create a brilliant color palette—from yellow and red onions that create copper tones and deep mustards to avocado skin, pits, and more...
251CRF245 09/27 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Danila