Art 101: Protest Signs and Printmaking with Kathy Aoki

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Protest Signs and Printmaking with Kathy Aoki
Saturday, March 7, 12–4pm | $50 ($30 for SJMA members)
Artist Kathy Aoki hosts a printmaking workshop exploring the theme of personal activism. Presented as part of the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative—a nonpartisan, nationwide campaign to use art as a means of inspiring broad civic participation.
Ages 13 and up; limited to 15 participants. Fee includes Museum admission, art instruction, and use of tools, and all materials. Advance registration recommended.
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About the artist
Kathy Aoki creates photopolymer etchings, relief prints, lithographs, silkscreens, and artist books. She received her MFA in Printmaking from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Her prints have been acquired by many prominent collections including the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Harvard University Art Museums, and the city of Seattle. Print exhibition locations include New York City, Japan, Ecuador, San Francisco, Cambridge, and Los Angeles. Aoki was awarded five residencies related to printmaking: the Frans Masereel Centrum in Belgium (2013, 2019), Val Paraiso in Spain, the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire, and the Kala Art Institute in California. Aoki prints and teaches at Santa Clara University.