ONSITE: Cyanotype Quilting (Ages 9-11)
Learn to create cyanotypes on cloth with flowers, then sew it up! Cyanotypes are created using a photographic method that creates beautiful blue silhouettes of objects using light and sun-sensitive chemicals. You’ll learn to sew on the machine and create a small quilt top.
- This is an On-site course. Students must follow social distancing protocols and wear masks at all times. For more info visit visarts.org.
About the Instructor
Focusing in multiple mediums, Sam’s primary forms are Linocut printmaking, Fiber Arts (sewing and quilting) and Comic Art. Sam is a native of Richmond’s East End who has worked to craft a practice around the beauty and inequities found in the East End and communities like it. Through eco-conscious printmaking that highlights the deep history of the East End community and artistic partnerships
in schools and community spaces, Sam has been instrumental in cultivating light and love in the spaces they call home. Being no stranger to the obstacles facing students of the East End, both academic and social, Sam looks for any opportunity to shift the narrative and make space for young artists.