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
One of the Great Artists my students were inspired by this past summer was the amazing Faith Ringgold, inventor of the "Story Quilt". Inspired by Faith, students created a "quilt" through the combination of felt, textiles, fabric and painting on canvass, embellished with buttons, "pom poms", … [Read more...] about Inspired By Great Artists: Keeping the Faith
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
Come and celebrate Women's History Month by creating an original fabric collage/quilt as inspired by Faith Ringgold, renowned artist known for her narrative "Story Quilts". Learn about her and other women artists! … [Read more...] about KidCraft: Fabric Art – A Women’s History Month Event!