Summer Night – Plarn Textiles with Antonia Perez
Thursday, July 30, 7:00PM
Location: Zoom Conference
Space is limited to 15 participants.
All materials included via contactless, curbside pickup at the museum. Details to follow. (1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg A)
Artist Antonia Perez will teach participants how to make and weave with plarn. Plarn is yarn that can be made from plastic bags. A simple cardboard loom will be used to make a woven plastic textile. Participants may be use the loom multiple times to combine separate weavings to create beautiful artworks or functional objects.
• About: Born and raised primarily in New York City, with many youthful summers spent staying with relatives in Mexico, Antonia Perez has spent most of her life engaged in art and in using art as a means of engaging community. Antonia Perez is a mixed-media artist who collects discarded household detritus and repurposes it into sculpture, works on paper, paintings and site-specific installations. Her earliest artistic influences were the Mexican muralists, the abstract modernists and the needlework artists on both sides of her family. Learn more about the artist here.
Registration coming soon!