7:00 - 8:00
Spark your creativity and meet new people in an evening of collage crafting, led by Ali Blum, SF artist and art educator.
You will use ephemera from around your home- old book pages, newspaper, tickets, and more to create portrait collages. You will learn ways of gluing, cutting and piecing to help unify your piece, as well stenciling techniques using paint.
- Glue stick
- Paint, watercolor, markers, pencils, acrylic paint
- Scrap paper
- Ephemera: Old tickets, letters, magazines, books, any paper that you can collage
Alexandra Blum received her BFA from Cornell University in Painting and her MFA in Printmaking from Washington University in St Louis. She has had residencies at Curtiduria Print shop in Oaxaca, Mexico, and the De Young Museum in San Francisco. Blum actively exhibits group and solo shows include De Young Museum, Cornell University Hartell Gallery, San Francisco Public Library, Museo de la Filatelia de Oaxaca, Ligne Roset, Front Gallery, Somarts, Paxton Gate Curiosities for Kids, The Mission Cultural Center and The San Francisco Jewish Library.
Blum teaches at Drew School and the students serve as a constant source of energy and inspiration. She has conducted workshops and live art demonstrations at the SFMOMA, De Young Friday Night Events, The Academy of Sciences, Asian Art Museum intern program and The Jewish Museum. She is a member of the California Printmaking Society.