Age Group:Older Adults
Come learn and express yourself in a series of workshops from Slowfire Oak Park designed to spark memory and spur narrative. You're invited to attend any or all sessions. See the schedule below to register for each session.
July 6: Narrative Collage
This activity allows you to rebuild a memory through a new found perspective! You can take a creative or literal approach in recreating a personal photograph using glue, paper, and other drawing/painting materials. The goal of this activity is to challenge yourself to take something real and concrete and transform it into something creative and imaginative. In addition, the piece will hold sentimental value since it is coming from a place of nostalgia.
*** Note, please bring a few personal photographs that you would like to recreate!
About Josslyn Baron
Josslyn Baron graduated from Dominican University with a Bachelor of Arts in both Painting/Drawing and Psychology. During her time at Dominican University, she was a Painting/Drawing Teaching Assistant, a Behavioral Statistics Teaching Assistant, and a Writing Tutor. Throughout her classes, she explored a multitude of mediums but continues to hold oil paint as her favorite artistic medium. Josslyn very much enjoys using art as a form of self-expression, which paved the way to her perusal of a career in art therapy. Some of her favorite artists are Frida Kahlo, Celia Paul, Kehinde Wiley, Emilio Villalba, and many more!
Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.