Join socially engaged artist and educator Irina Zadov on the porch of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for a one on one portrait session. Students ages 10+ are welcome to sketch, draw and paint; look close, listen deeply, and explore transgressive slowness.
Dates and times Tuesday, July 8th – 4:00-7:00pm Wednesday, July 9th – 4:00-7:00pm Tuesday, July 29th – 4:00-7:00pm Wednesday, July 30th – 4:00-7:00pm Tuesday, August 5th – 4:00-7:00pm Wednesday, August 6th – 4:00-7:00pm
There are six class times for a one on one portrait lesson. Please sign up for just one class.
Irina Zadov is a socially-engaged artist, educator, and cultural organizer. Born in Soviet Belarus, her practice explores home, place, and the relationship between the domestic and the public, the intimate and the political. She received her BA and BFA in philosophy: social policy and community-based art at the University of Colorado in Boulder (2005) and her MAT art education at the Art Institute of Chicago (2007). She served as the Director of Experience and Community Engagement at the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco and co-founded Feast of Words and Open Feast a site-specific and global storytelling series curated around communal meals. She is the Education Coordinator at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum where she engages inter-generational audiences with issues of social justice – at the turn of the twentieth century and today. She is also a founding organizer of the Chicago Home Theater Festival and Hyde Park Dacha, a collective live/work/play space located on the South South Side of Chicago.