Originally from Miami, Frantz Jean-Baptiste is a painter whose work engages with questions of identity and blackness in America, and reflects his Haitian-Caribbean background. He holds a BFA from California College of the Arts and currently teaches art at a Montessori school in Alameda.
Explore the range of mark-making employed by artists in About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging and find fresh perceptions of space in their abstract works. Then, using acrylic paint and other materials, create a layered canvas of your own.
About Gallery + Studio
On the second Saturday of each month, Gallery + Studio connects art viewing with art making in ways that engage both young people and their grown-ups. Each two-part workshop integrates an interactive gallery tour with a related art project, and lasts about an hour and a half. Sign up on site beginning fifteen minutes before the session you wish to attend.
For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)
Space is limited to twelve kids per session; please arrive promptly to sign up.
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Date(s) - 07/13/19
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free for kids 18 & under and for one adult per child 13 & under
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the activity organizer or venue as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
COVID-19 Coronavirus note: In the event that local health officials ask for “social distancing” strategies that include canceling large gatherings, some of these pre-planned activities may be canceled or rescheduled: concerts, festivals, playtime, sports events, storytimes, and other gatherings.