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April 2020

Youth Street Art Workshop w/ Ashley Hodder

April 9th @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Mill­vale Commu­nity Library, 213 Grant Ave
Mill­vale, PA 15209
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Talleres jueves! ¡Eventos espe­ciales solo para adoles­centes ! ¡Participa en cada uno para desar­rollar tu estilo! Jeuves 9 Abril 4–6pm Formas Bril­lantes con Ashley Hodder Mill­vale Commu­nity Library 213 Grant Ave Mill­vale, PA, 15209 Free work­shop for Youth age 8+ In this work­shop, Youth will break down the barriers of a square canvas with bursts of color and form using sugar-based spray paint . Working along­side Local Pitts­burgh mural artist, Ashley Hodder will intro­duce color theory to build layers of color and show you how to control a spray can for broad lines. Each youth will have four canvases 8” x 8” squares, as take homes and one will be on display as an inter­ac­tive “pixeled” or “puzzled” together mural during the HCUAP Pop Up Gallery Show on May 1st! *we will have masks and gloves avail­able for all partic­i­pants- more info on low pres­sure sugar spray: https://artprimo.com/catalog/art_primo_sugar_info_page

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Free Youth Graffiti Workshop: The Fine Line

April 16th @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
Comu­nity Forge, 1256 Franklin Ave
Pitts­burgh, PA 15221
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Free Graf­fiti Art work­shop for Youth age 8–18 with Guest Artist Rigel Richardson (Insta @rigelfish) 4/16/20 6:00–7:00pm Loca­tion: Pitts­burgh Learning Commons @ Commu­nity Forge If you feel like your mind races and your body stores up impul­sive energy and you just want to DO some­thing? Local Pitts­burgh artist Rigel Richardson will show youth how to unleash that energy through mark-making using drawing mate­rials and paint markers on paper and canvas. Rigel will walk youth through the process she uses in her own artwork and demon­strates how chan­neling move­ment and feeling can help anyone express them­selves and find a little more peace of mind in the process. This program is hosted by the Hemi­spheric Conver­sa­tions Urban Art Project. HCUAP is working in part­ner­ship with Rivers of Steel Arts and The Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh, to galva­nize the rela­tion­ship between post-indus­trial envi­ron­ments and urban arts. Thank you to our supporters: Penn­syl­vania Part­ners in the Arts, Rivers of Steel Arts, Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh, the Amer­ican Studies Asso­ci­a­tion, Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh Center for Latin Amer­ican Studies, and Collecting Knowl­edge Pitts­burgh. If you are a writer, artist, musi­cian, or orga­nized indi­vidual and you want to be a part of HCUAP email: hcuap.pgh@gmail.com

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May 2020

Free Youth Mural Workshop: Collaged and Patterned

May 8th @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm
Assemble, 4824 Penn Ave
Pitts­burgh, PA 15224
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Free Mural Art work­shop for Youth age 8–18 with Guest Artist Alison Zapata (www.zapatastudios.com) Friday May 8th 5:00–7:00pm Loca­tion: Assemble In this design and collage work­shop, youth will learn how to create a textured back­ground and layers of patterns to produce an eye-catching base for your work of art. Next, youth will learn how to create a sense of drama and mystery in their art iconic imagery, utilizing focal point, emphasis, and vibrant colors. Create a masterful design that will capture the imag­i­na­tion with a sense of wonder through visual story­telling. This program is hosted by the Hemi­spheric Conver­sa­tions Urban Art Project. HCUAP is working in part­ner­ship with Rivers of Steel Arts and The Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh, to galva­nize the rela­tion­ship between post-indus­trial envi­ron­ments and urban arts. Thank you to our supporters: Assemble Penn­syl­vania part­ners for the arts, Rivers of Steel Arts, Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh, the Amer­ican Studies Asso­ci­a­tion, Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh Center for Latin Amer­ican Studies, and Collecting Knowl­edge Pitts­burgh. If you are a writer, artist, musi­cian, or orga­nized indi­vidual and you want to be a part of HCUAP email: hcuap.pgh@gmail.com

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Free Youth Graffiti Workshop: Stencil and Spray

May 14th @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Hazel­wood Branch Carnegie Free Library of Pitts­burgh, 4748 Monon­ga­hela St
Hazel­wood, PA 15207
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Free graf­fiti art work­shop for Youth age 8–18 with Guest Artists Max “GEMS” Gonzalez and Jerome “CHU” Charles May 14th 4:00–6:00pm Loca­tion: Carnegie Library of Pitts­burgh Hazel­wood GEMS and CHU will lead partic­i­pants through the process of creating hand-cut sten­cils. We will then spray those sten­cils onto a large board lined with mini canvases that partic­i­pants can take home! We will also paint a large canvas that will have the name of the neigh­bor­hood that will be displayed at the library! Partic­i­pants will learn how to create big block letters, spray­paint tech­niques in outlining, fills and sten­ciling. This program is hosted by the Hemi­spheric Conver­sa­tions Urban Art Project. HCUAP is working in part­ner­ship with Rivers of Steel Arts and The Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh, to galva­nize the rela­tion­ship between post-indus­trial envi­ron­ments and urban arts. Thank you to our supporters: Carnegie Library of Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­vania part­ners for the arts, Rivers of Steel Arts, Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh, the Amer­ican Studies Asso­ci­a­tion, Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh Center for Latin Amer­ican Studies, and Collecting Knowl­edge Pitts­burgh. If you are a writer, artist, musi­cian, or orga­nized indi­vidual and you want to be a part of HCUAP email: hcuap.pgh@gmail.com

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