Second Saturdays: Connect & Create
Community Art Workshops for Adults

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Made possible by a grant awarded by the Horizon Foundation, the Maggie Daly Arts Cooperative is pleased to present a community enagement and learning opportunity allowing us to inspire creative energy through exposing, engaging and educating the community.

Adult artists of all abilities are welcome to come experience our diverse workshops led by several Kennedy Center Expressive Arts Therapists and Facilitators and local Bridgeport artists. There will be several different types of art mediums and techniques being taught, with all the materials being provided to the participants. 

Second Saturdays will begin on September 8th from 11am-1pm and will continue for 10 months on every second Saturday, the last being in June 2019. While there is not a fee to participate in the workshops, a $10 donation is recommended to help cover our costs. 

Rebecca Goyette - Contents Within: Self-Portrait
September 8th, 2018

The excitement of art making happens through sharing our stories of everyday life, from the mundane to the intimate we share the contents within. 

In this drawing, painting and collaging workshop, we will explore self-portraiture by drawing the bag we carry around with us and the contents within.  How do the items we carry with us tell our story?  What is specific to ourselves as an individual, what is universal?  Drawing from life techniques and art historical references about everyday narratives will be explored in this hour and half art making workshop. 

Rebecca Goyette is a multimedia artist represented by Freight & Volume Gallery in NYC. She has exhibited internationally with solo shows at Freight & Volume, Spektrum: Art, Science & Community, Berlin, Germany, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ and Galerie X, Istanbul, Turkey and group shows/performances at the Museum of Sex, Whitney Museum of Art, Queens Museum of Art, Weisman Museum of Art, MN, Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC, Winkleman Gallery, NYC and Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark, amongst others. Her work has been reviewed on Arte’s Cultural Program, “Tracks,” and in The Village Voice, Vice Magazine, Hyperallergic, Huffington Post, Newsweek Magazine and Ms. Magazine. Goyette has taught and lectured at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, School of Visual Arts, Montclair State University, Eyebeam, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Studio Museum in Harlem and The New School.


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