Rochester Art Center will host monthly gatherings as a way to realize the goals of artist parent Eamon O’Kane’s child oriented interactive art installation, Froebel’s Studio: Institute of Creativity.

Photo by Cheeky Monkey Studio

February 10th Parent Artist Gather will feature a conversation with Shah Noor Shafqat who has an MFA in Visual Communication from the University of Arizona. She has a BFA in Textile Design from the National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan.

Shafqat’s current project ‘Intimate Gravity” is based on the histology of eczema, illuminates how a painful process of intensive motherly care-giving has led to highly personal expressions of beauty and the intimate mother-child relationship.

More information about the artist here:

Here’s what the program schedule looks like:
10:00AM: Arrive and head up to the 2nd floor play space.
10:30AM: Artist parent Shah Noor Shafqat will give an informal presentation.
11:00AM: Milk & cookies arrive for everyone to enjoy while socializing and experiencing the exhibition space.


Thank you to our sponsors Rochester Honkers Baseball and Bounce World! We will be giving away FREE PASSES to Bounce World to one lucky family at each gathering!