PAPER CUTTING WORKSHOP
During this fun intensive workshop, participants will discover a variety of paper cutting applications, from fine art to public art. Each guest will conceive and produce unique papercuts while unleashing their inner creativity. With no experience necessary, you guests will learn the tips and tricks to creating your their own paper-cutting masterpiece.
Dating back to second century China, the spread of paper brought the art of paper cutting in Chinese folk art. A common art form at the time was chuāng huā, or window paper flowers. The paper cuttings would be displayed in windows letting light spill through the flowers, and creating flower shadows. Mainly used during festivals, paper cuttings represented luck and happiness.
Born in France, Béatrice Coron lived in Egypt, Mexico, and China before moving to New York. An urban dweller for the last twenty years, Coron launched her career as an artist in New York. She has given workshops around the world as well as being selected to do a Ted Talk.
Drawing with a blade she makes environments for words and thoughts. Having created complex intimate books up to major works of public art. Her art is work included in major collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Walker Art Center, New York’s MTA Arts for Transit public art in subways and airports.
Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 6:30-8:00 P.M.
- Refreshments will be served
Cost: $150 per person