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: https://www.shahnoorshafqat.com/
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.