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Open Studio for Teens Freak Candle Making with A Charde
Grab your friends and get creative. Join the Guild Hall Teen Arts Council for a free drop-in art making program! Occurring on the second Tuesday of every month, each open studio will feature and a different visiting artist who will share their practice, lead us through projects, and help us create something entirely new.
All supplies are provided and no previous experience is necessary – all are welcome.
SCHEDULE & VISITING ARTIST
Tuesday, March 16: Creative Writing & Spoken Word with Andrina Wekontash Smith (virtual)
Tuesday, April 20: Freak Candle Making with A Charde (in-person)
Tuesday, May 11: Upcycled Fashion with Jade Ford-Jathan (in-person)
Tuesday, June 15: Songwriting & Live Looping with Gian Carlo Feleppa (in-person)
The Guild Hall Teen Arts Council is a group of motivated and creative young people working to inspire their peers to develop a passion for and voice within the contemporary visual, literary, and performing arts, and to advance their own creativity through devising, producing, and participating in creative interactions, public programs, and special events.
A Charde is a maker, a builder, an overall spatial thinker, and creator of the beeswax candle line Taper Freak. With names like “fetch limb freak” and “the warty hobnail,” A hand molds candles with humorous sculptural and figurative elements; faces, limbs, warts, lips, etc. They have been featured in Vogue as part of a “New Generation of Beeswax Candle-Makers,” and shopping lists in New York Magazine.