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Teen Art Workshop with Elaine Reichek

On March 30, Biennial 2012 artist Elaine Reichek met with Youth Insights participants and other New York City teens. Explaining the connections her work creates between contemporary technology and age-old myth, Reichek attracted a crowd of museum-goers. But the embroidery workshop that followed her artist’s talk was for teens only. She demonstrated the basics of the medium, threaded a needle or two, and introduced students to an art form that was entirely new to many. For more details about this event, check out the post at the Whit blog.

Elaine Reichek helps teens with their embroidery during an art workshop. Photograph by Carda Burke

Elaine Reichek helps teens with their embroidery during an art workshop. Photograph by Carda Burke