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Cultural Arts Workshops for Teachers-Creating Portraits from history, culture and imagination
October 22, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm$20
Cultural Arts Workshops for Teachers 2013
Part of the JOURNEY program for schools. Public welcomed – $20 per person. FREE for participating JOURNEY school district teachers.
Artist: David Martine Director/Curator of the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and award winning painter of Native Americans and Landscapes.
David will talk about his background of belonging to 2 nations (Shinnecock/Montauk and Chiricahua/Fort Sill Apache) and his Hungarian roots in the United States. An overview of the new living Wikun Village at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and the museum collection will be given (which includes David’s portraits of known Native Americans from history). Participants will watch how David begins a portrait project with reference and then create their own portraits using reference and drawing tools. Bring your preferred drawing tools and paper!
Register online HERE or call 631-271-8423 X14
For more information about the Huntington Arts Council JOURNEY program – see page