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Embroidery and Storytelling with Iviva Olenick
November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm| Free
Use thread, beads, and string to tell your stories. Learn basic embroidery techniques with Artist-in-Residence, Iviva Olenick. Embroider your own story or family history using natural materials and traditional textile supplies.
All ages. Free workshop. This program was funded in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant.
Iviva is a Brooklyn-born and based artist and educator with a BA in French Literature and Psychology from Binghamton University, and an AAS in Textile/Surface Design from FIT. She exhibits her work with Muriel Guepin Gallery, NYC and Brooklyn Workshop Gallery, Brooklyn. Her work has appeared at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling, NYC; Brooklyn Arts Council; the Center for Book Arts, NYC. Iviva is an educator for the New Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Hannah Senesh Day School, the Center for Arts Education, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and UrbanGlass.