THE WEARABLE GARDEN
Kathleen Lang studied at Bucks County Community College with an emphasis in Printmaking as a mid-life change of careers. She then began teaching at various venues such as Grounds for Sculpture and Arts Council of Princeton. Through this she discovered Sustainable Eco-Printing on textiles. Kathleen Lang, the Wearable Garden's founder pursued a fine arts degree in a mid-life change of careers.
Environmental concerns have always been in the forefront of her work and lifestyle.
FOUNDER Of The Wearable Garden
Kathleen Lang (Metaxas) was featured on 6abc news where she demonstrated how she creates her beautiful eco-printed silk scarves. Kathleen truly enjoyed the production staff and meeting
Tamala Edwards - current morning anchor at 6abc News Philly.
The first step is to establish color fastness with alum, soy milk or other natural pre-treatment. Then plant materials such as leaves, vegetables, berries, and found metals are collected and laid out in a design on the fabric.
Kathleen's work in printmaking and fiber art is a convergence of her artistic self. Her large bodies of work empahsize her respect for the environment both in inspiration and process. She employs non-toxic and sustainable chemistry in all disciplines of her work.