SECCA to Present Mona Wu Printmaking Workshop
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (NOVEMBER 9, 2018)—The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is presenting a Printmaking Workshop with artist Mona Wu on Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The workshop will take place in the Potter Attic at SECCA, which is located at 750 Marguerite Drive in Winston-Salem.
Working with small gelli plates and layering natural objects, stencils, shapes, and inks, participants will make beautiful small prints, gift tags, and cards to share with family and friends just in time for the holidays.
The instructor, Mona Wu, is the featured artist in SECCA’s current Southern Idiom exhibition on display in the Preview Gallery through November 25. She is a native of China and has lived in the United States since 1971. She studied Chinese painting and calligraphy in Hong Kong. In 1996, Wu received her BA in Art History from Salem College. Since 1997, she has been studying printmaking at Wake Forest University. She incorporates her painting, calligraphy, and printmaking into her collage work. Wu is a member of Artworks Gallery, an artist co-op organization, and Associated Artists of Winston-Salem. For more information about Wu, please visit monawu.com.
The Printmaking Workshop is $25 per person ($20 per person for SECCA Members) and is limited to 10 participants. Register at secca.org.
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, N.C. is a creative leader of the arts in the Southeast, a museum boldly giving artists of the region a platform for visibility while connecting local communities with the international world of contemporary art. Located at 750 Marguerite Drive, the museum is open Tuesday through Sunday. For hours, please visit secca.org. SECCA is an affiliate of the North Carolina Museum of Art, a division of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. SECCA receives operational funding from The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Additional funding is provided by the James G. Hanes Memorial Fund.
About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susi H. Hamilton, NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit ncdcr.gov.