Teaching community workshop in June on Flag Books and Found Text at the Brentwood Art Center was pure joy! "Fun with Flag (pages)" was had by all. Adults and children alike created marvelous flag book creations and had a blast in the process! Participants learned to fold an accordion … [Read more...] about Making Books, Making Community at the Brentwood Art Center!
It was fantastic to teach a workshop on Tunnel Books for families, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Tunnel Book is comprised of two accordion spines, or “sides”, connected by a “backdrop” and “cross pieces” or frames attached to the accordion folds working from the back fold and … [Read more...] about Tunnel Vision
I was thrilled to lead an artmaking program at the Will and Ariel Durant Branch Library of the Los Angeles Public Library System to celebrate Women's History Month, specifically Women Artists! Inspired by the artist Faith Ringgold's "Story Quilts", participants including children, adults and … [Read more...] about Felt, Fabric, Feathers, FUN: Celebrating Women Artists at the Will and Ariel Durant Branch Library
It has been exciting to lead programs at the Granada Hills Branch Library of the LAPL, as part of my Artist Residency there: “We Write the Book“, supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. In honor of Women's History Month, I led a workshop on how to create mini "matchbox … [Read more...] about Getting Lit: Making Matchbox Books at the Granada Hills Public Library
Hand Building with Clay class at Will Rogers School with the CREST Enrichment program has been a joy to teach. Students learned pinch, coil and slab techniques, creating functional and fanciful items, and enjoying plenty of time to create their own personal visions after completing each class … [Read more...] about The Work of Our Hands: Hand Building with Clay 4