Create, converse, and collaborate with your community through the arts!
What does it mean to be civically engaged in your local community?
Visual artist, Laura Alvarez, will lead an artivism, poster making workshop. The workshop will provide you with the basic creative tools to analyze your interests in activism and give a platform to express your thoughts and ideas through art. The workshop will utilize collage, lettering, and poster making techniques.
You will have the opportunity to share your ideas about community engagement, discuss the issues that matter most to you, and showcase your creativity.
About the Artist- Laura Alvarez is a Spanish-born, Bronx-based artist and community activist. She is the co-founder and VP of the BxArts Factory, a nonprofit that supports Bronx-based artists who use their work for social change. She is also on the board of Artbridge, a nonprofit that empowers local artists to transform prominent urban spaces into gallery quality exhibitions
Date and Time // Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 3 - 4:30 PM
Location // Sedgwick Library
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Library. Supplies will be provided. New to experienced artists are all welcome!
Fully accessible to wheelchairs
ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am a...
Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Educator, Community Activist... ARTIST!
All Images COPYRIGHT © 2008-2021, are property of Laura Alvarez Fernandez. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED