Hands-On Madhubani Art Project at Highlands Day

Come Make Art with Deepti Agrawal Mittal and Rohini Mathur!
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018 5-8 PM

Madhubani is an art form practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar in India and Nepal. Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometric patterns. There is ritual content for particular occasions, such as birth or marriage, and festivals, such as Holi, Surya Shasti, Kali Puja, Upanayana, Durga Puja.

Learn the history and technique of this traditional folk painting through discussion and a hands-on demo with Artists Deepti Agrawal and Rohini Mathur at Highlands Day. All materials provided.

Deepti is an acclaimed and very talented artist who has been teaching, learning and exhibiting Madhubani art for more than 25 years. She teaches Madhubani art at Deepti Designs School of Art in Redmond and Bothell.

Free for everyone!

 

Blakely Hall

Blakely Hall is the community center in Issaquah Highlands, managed by Highlands Council. ArtEast is pleased to collaborate with Highlands Council to host on-going exhibitions at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands. ArtEast exhibitions at Blakely Hall offers a bimonthly series of free, rotating exhibitions that offer the community an opportunity to experience a wide range of art and art mediums.

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