- Self Employed Natural Dyer and Educator
Based in San Clemente, CA, Liz Spencer also known as The Dogwood Dyer splits her time between Southern California and New York City teaching natural dyeing with the ambition to increase sustainable literacy & practices in the fashion and textiles industries. She has taught fashion, sustainability, and natural dyeing at Parsons the New School and continually teaches at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She was a venture fellow at the Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator (BF+DA) for a year and a half. She has years of experience foraging, growing & processing natural dye plants. Liz also has years experience in sustainable subsistence & fiber farming with sheep, alpacas, llamas and goats.