Lantern/Story Making Workshops for Youth & Adults
Celebrate play with the magic of visual art and the power of story. Participants learn to make their own Chinese paper lantern with paper mache and handmade papers. Then using poetry and stories for inspiration, they explore the art of writing both individually and collaboratively.
o Lantern workshops could be tailored to reflect the change of seasons, celebrate nature or Chinese New Year.
o All workshops culminate in an evening gathering specific to the theme of the workshop
Programs For Adults:
Lighting Our Own Way – Sharing our Stories
Words n’ Fire
Programs For Children - Ages 7-13:
New Year Luminary
Lanterns – Earth & Sky
Lisa Abbatomarco is an Interdisciplinary Visual and Performing Artist whose modest studio space at 30 Cutler St., Warren, is often bursting at the seams with puppetry, fiber arts, sculpture, experimental theater, and sound art.
Jill Olesker has been a professional Storyteller and Educator for thirty years. She has cultivated storytelling, oral history, poetry, radio programs and even comedy improvisation classes for children and adults.
Lisa and Jill have collaborated for the last 15 years, combining their talents to create original process-oriented, hands-on programs. They are continuously captivated by the transformational experience of arts education with youth. Their intuitive style has been welcomed at Storm King Art Center (NY), IS183 Art School (MA), Wave Hill (NYC) and North Meets South Children’s Festival (St. John, VI) as well as many schools, libraries and community events.
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