Louisiana Impressions: Block Printing and Place
The Louisiana State Museum is excited to announce a FREE 8-week printmaking course for students ages 55+. During this course, led by teaching artist Zarouhie Abdalian, students will draw inspiration from museum exhibits and learn how to create linoleum block prints depicting their impressions of New Orleans. This course meets at the Cabildo, 701 Chartres St, New Orleans 70116. Participants must plan to attend all 8 sessions. This course is FREE, but advance registration is required. To register, please contact the Louisiana State Museum’s Manager of Education, Sara Lowenburg, at [email protected] or 504-568-6980.
Tuesdays, March 15—May 3, 2022, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
About the Teaching Artist
Zarouhie Abdalian is an internationally recognized artist and New Orleans native. Her work spans drawing, printmaking, sculpture, sound, and installation. A graduate of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) and Tulane University, she received her MFA from California College of the Arts in 2010. Since then, her work has been exhibited across five continents as well as in New Orleans, including a solo show at the Contemporary Arts Center in 2018. Zarouhie has taught in numerous settings, including at Tulane University, the San Francisco Art Institute, Creativity Explored, Art with Elders, and the Coleman Center for the Arts.
This course is made possible with generous support from IBERIABANK | First Horizon.