Unwind and find inspiration in self-taught art! Drink, draw, and connect virtually with AFAM Education staff and other creatives.
How do self-taught artists use letters, words, and text to give texture, form, and narrative to their artworks? In this session, AFAM educator and artist Natalie Beall will explore the inventive relationships between language and image in the works of Sister Gertrude Morgan, Charles Steffen, and others. Prompts for looking and drawing will be shared throughout the evening, and participants will be invited to share their work.
Space is limited and advance registration is required. Please consider making a donation when you register to support ongoing virtual programming.
After registering, you will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link for joining the program via computer or mobile device at the end of the email under ‘Additional Information’. Please email publicprograms@folkartmuseum.
**Registration for this program is now at capacity. To join the waitlist, please submit your name and email through the Eventbrite ticket page.**
Image: House of Worship, Sister Gertrude Morgan (1900–1980); New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; Late twentieth century; Tempera on board with brown paper, pencil, and ball point pen; 19 × 12″; Gift of Kristina Johnson, Esq.; 2008.12.1. Photo by Gavin Ashworth.
Remote public programs are made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).