Tuesday, August 31, 2010

"Drawing in Color Classes" in October 2010

On Wednesdays in October 2010, well known artist, Albert White will be providing "Drawing in Color" classes at SRAC. Children (ages 12 - 16) classes will be held on Wednesday evenings - October, 6, 13, 20, 27- 4:30 - 5:30pm. Adult Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings - October, 6, 13, 20, 27- 6 - 7pm. Fees are just $10 per class (add $5 for supplies pack if needed.)

Albert White, a Mohawk Indian, has been following the traditions of recordings and sharing the history of his people all of his life. Born in
Binghamton he attended San Francisco Art Institute and graduated with honors from the Maryland Institute of Art. In 1975 he joined the American Indian Movement. Through this involvement he has seen and preserved, in paintings and memories, the struggles resulting in the resurgence of Indian pride and prominence.

His artwork has been shown in venues across the country and is in permanent collections of major institutions. He has served as an exhibitor, lecturer and a teacher in many prestigious locations including Harvard University and the Iroquois Indian Museum. Albert White has several of his original prints and drawings on exhibit and for sale at the SRAC gift shop, and will be selling his artwork at the upcoming SRAC "DrumBeats" event on October 2nd, 2010.

Interested parties should contact SRAC at 607-565-7960 or email info@sracenter.org to reserve your place today. SRAC is located at 345 Broad Street, Waverly, NY and is open from 1-5 pm Tuesdays through Fridays and 11am to 4pm every Saturday.

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