Waging Peace Workshop:Championing Individuality with Costuming

Hosted by artist Lindsey Bailey. With environments—both physical and virtual themed in connection, play, and alternative possibilities-Lindsey Bailey’s work engages the viewer to interact with props and imagery that evoke questions around identity, cultural inclusion, and globalization. Ms. Bailey has an MFA in Studio Art and an MA in Community Art from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work has appeared in numerous exhibitions around the world. She currently teaches art at Brookwood School in Thomasville, Georgia and hails from Austin, Texas.the world.  She currently teaches art at Brookwood School in Thomasville, Georgia and hails from Austin, Texas.

Workshop dates:  Kids ages 9-12 workshop February 3
Adult workshop February 4

Workshop times: 1pm-3pm for both workshops

Workshop description: In this workshop, participants will wage peace by celebrating their unique personalities and outlooks on life!  Combining both performance and play, participants will construct costumes with a variety of materials to help shed insecurities, pain, or even stereotypes.  No previous experience necessary! Participants will create small backdrops to playact in front of while wearing their hand-fashioned costumes for video documentation and photos. The workshop will conclude with participants creating a story about their image or video capture.  Images and video and stories will be emailed or printed for memory-making and participant take¬aways. Photos, costumes, and stories will be exhibited in the Waging Peace at the Plant Exhibition in May.

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Exhibition in May

The artwork created in the Waging Peace at The Plant Workshop Series will be exhibited during the month of May in conjunction with the FSU Museum of Fine Art’s Waging Peace! Exhibition.  Teaching materials available.

The Waging Peace at The Plant exhibition opening reception will be on Friday, May 11, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm. Open gallery hours to be announced.