June 2022 Studio Hours Recap: Rita Kompst and Zoe McDonell on Their Natural Dyeing Collaborations

Member Sarah Thornton recaps our June, 2022, Studio Hours. Rita Kompst and Zoe McDonell told us the story of how they met and came to collaborate on natural dyeing workshops. Rita is a Musqueam cedar weaver and Zoe is a wildlife biologist. Together, they teach classes about natural dyeing, each bringing their own experiences and perspectives. They focus on combining traditional ecological knowledge with Western science’s cataloguing methods to keep all things in balance.

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