Afternoons With Art (AwA) – Polish Paper Craft With Kasia Drake-Hames

Afternoons with Art (AwA) – Polish Paper Craft with Kasia Drake-Hames

January 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Maikue Vang

Polish Paper Craft with Kasia Drake-Hames

Join local artist Kasia Drake-Hames in this exciting Polish Paper Craft (Wycinanki) workshop. We will learn the tradition and create our own Wycinanki!

For ages 6–12.
$5 for 53204 residents or WPCA Family members (and up)
$10 for non-53204 residents or non members

Kasia Drake-Hames has been teaching art classes to adults and youth in a variety of community-based settings for over 10 years. Kasia specializes in teaching fiber art techniques and paper crafts, particularly traditional Polish paper crafts, which she learned early in life from her grandmother, folk artist Ryszarda Klim. She holds a BFA degree in Fiber and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from UW-Milwaukee, and recently studied at Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC. Kasia exhibits her work regionally and has created two commissioned temporary public art installations for IN:SITE Milwaukee. She creates original hand-painted silk scarves and Polish paper crafts with a contemporary twist. To learn more about Kasia’s work and teaching practice, please visit: