Arts + Activism Workshop 2019
OVERVIEW & REGISTRATION
The Underground Art Studio at Oasis is partnering with Jessi Zazu Inc. and Youth Empowerment through Arts and Humanities, Inc. (YEAH!) to offer another Art + Activism experience in Spring 2019.
This Art + Activism workshop will be led by local artist Nuveen Barwari and will take place every Thursday afternoon 4PM-6PM between February 7-March 28. For these 8 weeks, Nuveen will lead workshop participants through the screen-printing process to create pieces that explore issues important to them.
ALL participating teen artists will have an opportunity to exhibit their work in an art show - details TBD.
All workshops in the Underground Art Studio at Oasis are FREE to young people ages 13-17 and take place at Oasis, which is located at 1704 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203. Registration is required, so please provide your information below to receive further instructions and updates.
Contact Abby Whisenant at Oasis for more information - firstname.lastname@example.org or text (615) 379-8382.
ABOUT THE ARTIST - Nuveen Barwari is a multimedia artist and designer trained in a wide range of disciplines including painting, graphic design, performance art, photography, screen printing, installation art and textile/fiber art. Born in Nashville, she is a first-generation Kurdish immigrant promoting peace and equality through her art and business, FufuCreations, while exploring issues of national identity, Islamophobia, and the search for "home."
SPECIAL THANKS - These workshop experiences have been made possible through funding by Jessi Zazu Inc and YEAH!, and were created to honor and remember Jessi Zazu, who was fiercely dedicated to making art accessible to and a tool for social change for all young people.
For more information and to register, go to bit.ly/artactivism2019
Arts + Activism Workshop 2018
The Arts + Activism workshop series was be led by local artists Marlos E'van and Courtney Adair Johnson and began on March 15, 2018. The teaching artists led participants through the zine-making process incorporating digital collage and graphic design techniques with a focus on issues they identify as important to them. This workshop was created to honor and remember Jessi Zazu, who was fiercely dedicated to making art accessible and a tool for social change for all young people. This unique experience is made possible through the collective efforts of Jessi Zazu Inc., YEAH, and the Underground Art Studio at Oasis.
The workshop is FREE to young people ages 13-17 and will occur on Thursday afternoons 4pm-6pm through the end of April - summer schedule will vary. All workshops will take place at Oasis Center which is located at 1704 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203.
The first student art opening will be April 26, 2018 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Oasis Center. Student art will also be shown as an art exhibit at Ft Houston during the August 2018 Art Crawl.