Afternoons with Art (AwA) – Story Quilt inspired by Faith Ringgold’s “Tar Beach”


Monday, February 1

1–5 pm | ages 6–12
$5 for 53204 neighborhood residents
$10 for non-residents

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Join us for this AwA workshop based on artist Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach story quilts.

Story quilts illustrate memories we shared with our family and moments of significance. We will be creating our own story quilts using fabric, paper and oil pastel, and learn how to compose a narrative from Faith Ringgold’s work and from her book Tar Beach.

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On this episode,

we visited artist and educator Jill Sebastian‘s studio and home in the Walker’s Point neighborhood. She talked with us about the ideal living and studio space, being an educator, public/community art, controversy surrounding her Philosophers’ Stone art project, sound advice to young artists and much more.

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