Clay at home? Yes! | With Love… Issue 14
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ISSUE 14 – Clay at Home | Get Ready for Art of the African Diaspora | Welcome Sarah! | Classes Starting Soon
Clay at Home
Free online workshop THIS Sunday
Sunday, February 7, 10am-11:15am
Learn how easy it is to set up your own ceramics space! Marisa Burman, Richmond Art Center’s ceramics studio manager, will discuss and demonstrate how best to set-up a space for working with clay in your home.
Get Ready for Art of the African Diaspora
Featuring Over 120 Artists of African Descent!
Online Exhibition: February 11 – May 16, 2021
Art of the African Diaspora starts next week! Now in its 25th year, but presented as an online exhibition for the first time, Art of the African Diaspora will showcase artwork by over 120 Black artists from the Bay Area. The event also offers numerous artist-organized happenings that everyone is invited to join. Meet artists, learn about and from their work, and celebrate this creative community.
Where to stay updated on what’s happening:
Online Exhibition at Richmond Art Center (goes live February 11)
Art of the African Diaspora (event website)
AOTAD Facebook Page
Introducing our CAC Administrator of Color Fellow
We’re thrilled to announce Richmond Art Center has been selected as a host organization for the inaugural California Arts Council’s Administrators of Color Fellowship. Our amazing fellow is production manager and non-profit administrator Sarah Guerra. She will participate in a nine-month professional development fellowship at Richmond Art Center committed to expanding equity in the arts.
“I’m honored to be part of the inaugural class of CAC fellows,” says Sarah. “It is such an imperative and unique moment in history; our class of arts administrators of color are needed now more than ever.”
Classes Starting Soon
Digital Art: Mixed Media Mash Ups
Get weird and have fun with digital mashups! This digital collage class focuses on free to access and easy to use software.
All Ages Class
Feb 6 – Feb 27
Things That Go!
Students will use mixed media to create things that go, such a water bottle airplane and texture train. Great for kids in love with all things transportation.
Kids Class (Ages 5-11)
Feb 10 – Feb 24
Creative Exploration Series: Intuitive Drawing
This class series is about creative expansion and artistic self-discovery. In Intuitive Drawing students will experiment with drawing techniques that encourage them to create in new and surprising ways.
All Ages Class
Feb 13 – Feb 20
Resistance is Beautiful
Learn ways to use resist methods in ceramics to create decorative surfaces. By using resist, you can “resist” glaze or underglaze being in particular areas of your piece and add interest and design perspectives to your ceramic creations.
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