True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes and Pigments

Purple threads
Photo credit: Marcella Echavarria for HAND/EYE
Book Signing and Lecture from a Color Forecaster

Join us for a talk by Keith Recker, color forecaster and author of True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes and Pigments from Thrums Books. Keith will provide a walkthrough of the spectrum of botanical color that exists in the natural world and invite us to look at our own habits through the eyes of dyers and makers of pigment. 

Recker has served as non-profit leader at CARE International, Aid to Artisans, HAND/EYE Fund and International Folk Art Market. He also led home furnishings departments at Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s and Gump’s. Currently, he works in trend and color forecasting for some of the world’s top providers of color intelligence, writes about handmade creativity and contemplates food and culture at Table Magazine. 

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