• Sylvia Fein: Kite Eye (or Eye Kite), 2006; egg tempera on gesso board; 5 x 7 in.; collection of the artist; © 2019 Sylvia Fein.

Gallery + Studio: Great Cosmic Eyes

For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • With artist

    After studying sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design and cofounding the video collective Videofreex in New York, Mary Curtis Ratcliff moved to the Bay Area, where she makes sculpture, mixed media, and two-dimensional artwork and teaches art to children and families.

Experience the magical realism of Sylvia Fein’s glowing egg tempera paintings, then work with artist Mary Curtis Ratcliff to learn a paint-resist technique—using waxed colors and tempera—for revealing mysterious eyes in unexpected places!

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.