I am thrilled to be teaching MAKING ART INSPIRED BY GREAT ARTISTS at Franklin and Roosevelt Schools in the Santa Monica Public School System through the CREST Enrichment program. After a span of two years, teaching live and in-person is exciting and energizing. The students are enthusiastic, … [Read more...] about Keeping the Faith…Making Art Inspired by Great Artist Faith Ringgold
Even in these times, it is wonderful to get back to live, in-person teaching! Teaching classes outside at Santa Monica Public Schools, through the CREST Enrichment program, after a span of two years, is exciting and energizing. The students are enthusiastic, helpful and creative, the parents and … [Read more...] about Teaching Artistry Live and In-Person!
In December, 2021, we completed our 2021-22 Artist Residency in bookmaking at the the Panorama City Branch Library, supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. I say "we" rather than "I", as this was a team effort with the Library Staff, and of course, the DCA, always … [Read more...] about Visioning the New Year with the Panorama Branch Library
Moon, Luna, Lunar It was an honor to lead a special bookmaking workshop through my Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs artist residency at the West Valley Regional Branch Library to welcome and celebrate the Winter Solstice on December 21st, 2021! We focused on the MOON. Our … [Read more...] about MOON BOOK: Bookmaking for the Winter Solstice!
What do we seek, yearn for, want, crave, need, are motivated to strive for, for this New Year coming up? What is Possible? And How do we Achieve it? What are the Possibilities, and how do we Realize them, in this day and age, in this present moment, under our current circumstances, confronted by … [Read more...] about Unfolding Possibilities: Something to Ponder for the New Year
Celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year by making your own handmade books! Please see the fliers below, each holds sign-up information, or all the phone number listed! You can also email me, Los Angeles City Department of Cultural Affairs Artist in Residence Debra Disman, at … [Read more...] about December Brings FREE ONLINE Bookmaking Workshops!!!