"I give the ordinary a new and improved identity.
I call it up-cycling"
Emily has enjoyed speaking about her innovative work, her process, and her techniques at a variety of places, including the deYoung Museum in San Francisco and the Marin Arts Council. She is available for speaking engagements aimed at artists, non-artists, adults and children.
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-"Transordinary Vessels", Palmetto Fiber Arts Guild of North Caroline- online presentation
-"Textiles and Tea", hand weavers Guild of America- online interview
-"Weaving and Spinning"- Handweavers Guild of America- online studio visit and talk
-"Art Box Presentations- Sculptural Fiber"- online talk
-"Transordinary Vessels", Northwest Basket Weavers Guild- online presentation
-"Sculptural Basketry", National Basketry Organization, VIRTUALLY WOVEN online conference webinar
-"Transordinary Vessels", University of North Texas- visiting artist online presentation
-"Materiality- The Art Of Repurposing ", National Basketry Organization, NBO PRESENTS webinar
-"Douglass on the Road: San Francisco - Transordinary Vessels - An Evening with Artist, Emily Dvorin DC’64”, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
-"Transordinary Vessels”, The Outdoor Art Club, Mill Valley, CA
-“Transordinary Vessels”, Valley Stitchers and Fiber Artists Guild, Pleasant Hill, CA
-“Transordinary Vessels”, South Florida Basket and Fiber Guild, Boca Raton, FL
-“Transordinary Vessels”, Surface Art Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
-“Transordinary Vessels”, Redwood Guild of Fiber Arts, Santa Rosa, CA
Contemporary basketry artist, Emily Dvorin uses unconventional and recycled materials to create her innovative vessels.