Educational Event

Factory 14s: Who are you?

Summer 2011 Factory 14s
Monday - Fridays, July 11 - August 5, 2011
Ages 14-18
Opening Reception of student work on August 5, 6-8pm 

Who are you? Participants in this intensive four-week installation art program will explore personal identity through the visual arts. The installation It's all about ME, Not You created by Greer Lankton as well as the rest of the museum's installations will provide inspiration for our work. Young artists will use figurative sculpture, pop-culture collage, found-object art and dialog about personal identity to inform the installations they create. The program will culminate with an art event showcasing the work of participatin artists in a Mattress Factory gallery space.

Cheryl Capezzuti is a visual artist best known for figurative work and giant puppets made out of remnants of everyday life. She is the creative force behind a number of interactive, public art projects including The National Lint Project, Everyday Art Assignments, Puppets for Pittsburgh and the First Night Pittsburgh Parade.

Join in the fun and turn in an application today!
Application Deadline: June 28, 2011

This teen intensive artmaking experience is FREE to students and is made possible through generous funding from the Surdna Foundation.
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