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Visiting Artist Lecture with Atsushi Futatsuya (In-Person & Virtual)

Presented by Contemporary Craft at Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA

Aug 13 2021
Visiting Artist Lecture with Atsushi Futatsuya (In-Person & Virtual)

Learn about Atsushi Futatsuya’s journey with Sashiko and its cultural importance.

Born into a Sashiko family in Japan's Gifu prefecture, Atsushi Futatsuya grew up surrounded by Sashiko artisans. He currently resides in central Pennsylvania, where he runs his company Upcycle Stitches LLC. Futatsuya hosts workshops, sells supplies and materials, and shares the Sashiko techniques and skills he has learned throughout his life. His mission is to share what Sashiko is with the world. Join us for this lecture to learn more about Atsushi and his journey with Sashiko.
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Tickets: Free for students in Atsushi's August 14th workshop. A small donation from other attendees would be appreciated!

Contact: 412-261-7003


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  • Aug 13, 2021 at 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm (Fri)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Contemporary Craft

5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201


Parking: visitor-only parking lot in the back of Contemporary Craft (Access Contemporary Craft’s parking lot on Berlin Way. Space are limited, please plan your visit in advance.), street parking.
Public Transportation: 87, 91, 93
Bicycling: Bicycle racks are provided in front of the main entrance for use during regular open hours. Bicycles are parked at the owner’s risk; CC accepts no responsibility for vandalism or theft.

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