• Edie Fake: Affordable Housing for Trans Elders, 2019; latex paint on wall. Photo: JKA Photography.

CANCELED: Gallery + Studio: Drawing Ourselves In

All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been cancelled through March 29. Learn more

For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • With artist

    Bay Area artist and educator Ricki Dwyer is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley’s MFA program. They have worked with high school art students at The Oxbow School and children at BAMPFA, and are now teaching in the textiles department at California College of the Arts.

After viewing Edie Fake’s visionary, architecturally inspired Art Wall mural, Affordable Housing for Trans Elders, draw your own fantastical buildings to house real and imagined communities of the future! Using paper collage and colored pencils, explore pattern and shape to capture the emotions of home, and envision dream structures for your chosen family and friends with artist Ricki Dwyer.

About Gallery + Studio
On the second Saturday of each month, Gallery + Studio connects art viewing with art making in ways that engage both young people and their grown-ups. Each two-part workshop integrates an interactive gallery tour with a related art project, and lasts about an hour and a half. Sign up on site beginning fifteen minutes before the session you wish to attend. Space is limited to twelve kids per session; please arrive promptly to sign up.