San Fransisco Art Institute
2 Sessions >> Saturday, June 22- Sunday, June 23
Studio 10, $100
Learn the ancient art of origami paper folding in this two-day intensive workshop lead by Miami-based artist Lauren Shapiro. Create your own custom paper sculptures and mobiles with folded paper forms, wire and wood. Group and individual instructions will be taught starting with basic techniques to more advanced folds.
Early Reservation Discount Code: SUMMER2019@SFAI
Lauren Shapiro is a visual artist and educator living in Miami, Florida. She earned an M.F.A. in ceramics from the University of Miami and is a visual arts faculty member at several institutions in South Florida. She has developed a multi-step casting process in clay that begins with folded origami paper as the prototypes for plaster molds, resulting in modular sculptures and installations which reference systems and visual orders found in nature. Her exhibition history includes Art Basel Miami at Scope Art fair, the New Art Dealer’s Alliance (NADA), LA Art Show and Scope NYC. Her work has been showcased internationally during Art Basel Switzerland at Projektraum M54 and a solo exhibition at Galeria Vilanova in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Lauren has been a resident artist at Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute in China and Labverde in Brazil. She is a current artist in residence at the Bakehouse Art Complex in Miami.