Collaboration with Girls Inc.
In conjunction with Girls Inc., Holyoke Community College, and Plunge Arts, POW! will be leading a multi-day workshop for around 40 girls from the Holyoke (Mass.) area during the February 2018 school vacation week. The participants will be guided through the process of developing visual means of representing themes of identity and cultural origin. They will also be introduced to different artistic techniques of applying that imagery to clay.
The girls' work will be exhibited at the Paper City Gallery in Holyoke, the opening for which will feature an artist's talk by the Boston-based artist Salvador Jimenez Flores on cultural reflection in art. The POW! truck will also be on hand for the opening, which is open to the public. The opening is currently planned for Saturday 5 May 2018.