This Indigo Shade Map wouldn't be able to bloom beautifully without the endless support from our generous Indigo Shade Map students and faculty from the Fiber Department at Maryland Institute College of Art.
Please click the link to find out more on the Natural Dye Initiative and learn about our 18-month indigo journey along the natural dye bus!
Indigo Shade Map Team
Rosa Sung ji Chang
A Founder/creator of indigo shade map
Rosa is a Korean female interdisciplinary artist focusing on natural dye/indigo and its culture as a form of art practice and visual storytelling contents.
Eva Sailly is a curator based in Baltimore and a recent MFA Curatorial Practice graduate from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Eva's work includes "What to Make of Earth and Dust, a pop-up workshop and performance series highlighting the recitation of brujería among young Latinx and Afro-Latinx educators, activists and practitioners.
Rae an interdisciplinary artist interested in themes of the rural, and expressing narratives. Rae loves making puppets, garments, hats, and illustrations.
Jasmine Nicole Cothern
Jasmine Cothern is currently pursing her Master's of Arts Degree in Social Design at Maryland Institute College of Art. She received her BA in Studio Art at East Tennessee State University, where she focused on Fiber Arts. She is influenced by bold colors and patterns in the design work of Lily Pulitzer and Betsey Johnson, and the bright, vibrant hues reminiscent of Pop Art. When looking at her prints, people feel a sense of positivity and happiness.
Jennifer Nguyen is fiber artist currently studying at MICA, interested in natural dyes and their applications in traditional and contemporary fashion. They see their work as a tool to reconnect to their Vietnamese heritage, family, and Asian culture at large through the use of research and historical practices such as weaving, felting, natural dyeing, etc.