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AIR Workshop: Bisa Butler, Portrait through Collage



"Inspired by" Workshop Series BISA BUTLER: Portraits through Collage Wednesday, March 9, 2022 -- 4:00-6:30PM AIR Studio 348 Tudor Court, Glencoe, IL Cost: $45 nonmembers; $20 AIR members All materials included. Taught by Sandie Bacon REGISTER: TEXT 708-466-3519 or email AirStudio348@gmail.com

The buzz last summer was about Bisa Butler's groundbreaking solo show at the Chicago Art Institute: portraits "painted" in vividly colored quilts that are narratives about contemporary black culture. In this workshop, we will interpret her artwork with our own portraits, starting with a black & white face image (or figure) and building on it with collaged papers and stamps. The workshop will begin with a slideshow of Bisa Butler's artwork and talk about her background and significance in mixed media. From there, we will review the process and create our own personal portrait.

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