Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon: Visual Stories
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon: Visual Stories

Hosted by April Artist-In-Residence Ofelia Marquez, these series of workshops will focus on making woodblocks and woodblock prints aboard Side Street’s Mobile Classrooms at our HQ in Pasadena. Thinking about animal narratives and how they link to our personal life, we will be making woodblock prints that tell a non linear story in a few simple images. The images will be simple graphic textures, shapes, fragments of the animal itself and/or ourselves.

All Ages Welcome!

April 27th: Visual Stories

Attendees will use the woodblocks they create to print on paper and fabric using colored inks to make a simple five panel story.

Ofelia Marquez is the second artist to participate in “Nourished” a curatorial project inspired by Dominique Moody’s “Our Garden of Dreams,” a mobile community garden completed at the end of 2018. Artists were asked to engage with the theme of nourishment over the course of a one month residency culminating in workshops and an exhibition of work intended to nourish the body, creativity, nature, identity, and community.

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Closing Celebration: Clipped Ears Don’t Serve A Weeping Wolf, Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon
Apr
28
3:00 PM15:00

Closing Celebration: Clipped Ears Don’t Serve A Weeping Wolf, Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon

Join April Artist-In-Residence, Ofelia Marquez, in the exhibition of their interactive and investigative project “Clipped Ears Don’t Serve A Weeping Wolf, Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon”. During the course of their residency Ofelia Marquez explored the Coyote and its symbolic connotations as trickster in Native American culture and its latinx term used for those who help undocumented people cross the border from Mexico to the U.S. as a postcolonial dialogue for pushing boundaries. Culminating in the Closing Celebration, Ofelia and collaborating artist Von Curtis will present multi faceted sculptures that interact with sound inviting attendees to witness the archetypes of trickster and Coyote unfold via performative gestures.


Bio Ofelia Marquez:

Ofelia Marquez (b. 1986) is a first generation Mexican- American artist based in Los Angeles. She received her MFA in sculpture at UCLA and is currently an art restorer at Aleksei Tivetskys Art Restoration and Conservation studio. Ofelia Marquez has recently exhibited at; Human Resources, The Mistake Room, Anonymous Gallery, New Wight Gallery, the William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art, Avenue 50, and REDCAT. Her practice consists of woodcarving, sewing, drawing , and assemblage as an assessment of emotions while simultaneously making connections to social constructs and its’ effects on the body and mind.

Bio Von Curtis:

von curtis is a declassified artist born in southern c.a. a graduate of calarts. educator and researcher of Black cultural aesthetics. In a non-linear and codified manner von is tracing contemporary modes of Black performativity to historical gestures of resistance. For example von often contrast hiphop’s improv “cypha”, to the plantation ring shout! Believing that both are activating the same oratory story telling, circular formation and polyrhythmic techniques.

Ofelia Marquez is the second artist to participate in “Nourished” a curatorial project inspired by Dominique Moody’s “Our Garden of Dreams,” a mobile community garden completed at the end of 2018. Artists were asked to engage with the theme of nourishment over the course of a one month residency culminating in workshops and an exhibition of work intended to nourish the body, creativity, nature, identity, and community.


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Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon: Textile
Apr
20
11:00 AM11:00

Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon: Textile

Hosted by April Artist-In-Residence Ofelia Marquez, these series of workshops will focus on making woodblocks and woodblock prints aboard Side Street’s Mobile Classrooms at our HQ in Pasadena. Thinking about animal narratives and how they link to our personal life, we will be making woodblock prints that tell a non linear story in a few simple images. The images will be simple graphic textures, shapes, fragments of the animal itself and/or ourselves.

All Ages Welcome!

April 20th: Textile

Attendees will use woodblocks to print on fabric, using color inks and sewing to take their creations to another level.

April 27th: Visual Stories

Ofelia Marquez is the second artist to participate in “Nourished” a curatorial project inspired by Dominique Moody’s “Our Garden of Dreams,” a mobile community garden completed at the end of 2018. Artists were asked to engage with the theme of nourishment over the course of a one month residency culminating in workshops and an exhibition of work intended to nourish the body, creativity, nature, identity, and community.


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Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon: Metaphors
Apr
13
11:00 AM11:00

Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon: Metaphors

Hosted by April Artist-In-Residence Ofelia Marquez, these series of workshops will focus on making wood blocks and woodblock prints aboard Side Street’s Mobile Classrooms at our HQ in Pasadena. Thinking about animal narratives and how they link to our personal life, we will be making woodblock prints that tell a non linear story in a few simple images. The images will be simple graphic textures, shapes, fragments of the animal itself and/or ourselves.

All Ages Welcome!

 April 13th: Metaphors

Attendees will explore how shape and color affect how we see images and inspire feelings. The woodblocks made during the workshop will be used to create multi-colored prints.

April 20th: Textile

 April 27th: Visual Stories

Ofelia Marquez is the second artist to participate in “Nourished” a curatorial project inspired by Dominique Moody’s “Our Garden of Dreams,” a mobile community garden completed at the end of 2018. Artists were asked to engage with the theme of nourishment over the course of a one month residency culminating in workshops and an exhibition of work intended to nourish the body, creativity, nature, identity, and community.


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Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon: Positive and Negative Space
Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

Sang The Coyote To The Blood Moon: Positive and Negative Space

Hosted by April Artist-In-Residence Ofelia Marquez, these series of workshops will focus on making woodblocks and woodblock prints aboard Side Street’s mobile classrooms at our HQ in Pasadena. Thinking about animal narratives and how they link to our personal life, we will be making woodblock prints that tell a non linear story in a few simple images. The images will be simple graphic textures, shapes, fragments of the animal itself and/or ourselves.

All Ages Welcome!

April 6th: Positive and Negative Space

Attendees will get comfortable making woodblocks, carving repetitive shapes into pieces of wood. And at the end of the workshop, folks will use the woodblock they have made to make black and white prints.

April 13th: Metaphors

 April 20th: Textile

April 27th: Visual Stories

Ofelia Marquez is the second artist to participate in “Nourished” a curatorial project inspired by Dominique Moody’s “Our Garden of Dreams,” a mobile community garden completed at the end of 2018. Artists were asked to engage with the theme of nourishment over the course of a one month residency culminating in workshops and an exhibition of work intended to nourish the body, creativity, nature, identity, and community.

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26th Annual Phantom Ball Print Edition: Artist Reveal!
Apr
1
10:00 AM10:00

26th Annual Phantom Ball Print Edition: Artist Reveal!

The artist for this year’s Phantom Ball Print Edition will be announced today!

Once we reveal this years artist, take advantage of the opportunity to buy the print sight unseen for $150. When we reveal the image on June 1st, 2019 the price will double to $300.


Proceeds from The Phantom Ball Print Edition support the free programming that we offer to the community.

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Woodworking Bus
Mar
30
11:00 AM11:00

Woodworking Bus

Youth (ages 5 and upward) can come aboard Side Street’s mobile classroom, the “Woodbus”, and create projects while learning how to use hand tools and work with wood.

Workshop begins promptly at 11am and is free to the public.

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Clay Leaf Bowls
Mar
23
11:00 AM11:00

Clay Leaf Bowls

Inspired by the theme of "Our Garden of Dreams", these series of workshops will focus on using elements found in nature, such as leaves, flowers, branches etc., to create a variety of decorative and functional projects. From making greeting cards to wind chimes, the projects are designed to be engaging and fun learning activities, while teaching some practical skills.

All Ages Welcome!

March 2: Color and Stamp-making 
March 16: Sounds and Wind-chimes
March 23: Clay Leaf Bowls

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Sounds and Wind-chimes
Mar
16
11:00 AM11:00

Sounds and Wind-chimes

Inspired by the theme of "Our Garden of Dreams", these series of workshops will focus on using elements found in nature, such as leaves, flowers, branches etc., to create a variety of decorative and functional projects. From making greeting cards to wind chimes, the projects are designed to be engaging and fun learning activities, while teaching some practical skills.

All Ages Welcome!

March 2: Color and Stamp-making 
March 16: Sounds and Wind-chimes
March 23: Clay Leaf Bowls

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Mobile Graphics Lab: Recipe Origin Story
Mar
9
11:00 AM11:00

Mobile Graphics Lab: Recipe Origin Story

For this comics workshop participants will be asked to bring a family recipe that has been passed down for at least two generations. Participants will create an origin story that will include the family recipe and family history. The workshop will end with participants sharing their comic pages and learning new recipes and stories.

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Color and Stamp-Making
Mar
2
11:00 AM11:00

Color and Stamp-Making

Inspired by the theme of "Our Garden of Dreams", these series of workshops will focus on using elements found in nature, such as leaves, flowers, branches etc., to create a variety of decorative and functional projects. From making greeting cards to wind chimes, the projects are designed to be engaging and fun learning activities, while teaching some practical skills.

March 2: Color and Stamp-making 
March 16: Sounds and Wind-chimes
March 23: Clay Leaf Bowls

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Mobile Graphics Lab: Marvel You-niverse
Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

Mobile Graphics Lab: Marvel You-niverse

Workshop 3: Marvel You-niverse
Saturday, March 2, 2019
9am - 11am
@ Pasadena Central Library

For this comics workshop participants will be asked to bring their favorite recipe from home. Pasadena Public Library’s collection of cook books can also be utilized for this workshop. Participants will create a comic book page using their recipe as inspiration in sharing memories and the joy of eating your favorite food.

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Mobile Graphics Lab: Closing Reception
Feb
23
2:00 PM14:00

Mobile Graphics Lab: Closing Reception


Join us for the Closing Celebration of artist Jason Kartez’s “Mobile Graphics Lab”. The Lab is a completely portable teaching station and comics classroom equipped with materials to create amazing graphics. With their time at Side Street Projects, the Mobile Graphics Lab is using comic book making as a medium to activate conversations around food, accessibility, and wellness culminating in a collective comic book housing the comic pages and artwork made by community members.

Alongside the project, come chow down on a dish from the collection of recipes shared by workshop and artist project participants.

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Mobile Graphics Lab: The Incredible Green$ (Artist Jason Kartez)
Feb
16
11:00 AM11:00

Mobile Graphics Lab: The Incredible Green$ (Artist Jason Kartez)

For this comics workshop participants will focus on the economics of food. From food deserts to eating well on a budget, this workshop will generate a conversation about food in-equality. Participants will create a comic book page that shares their personal story about budgeting and healthy eating. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to screen print the Side Street logo on the shirts that they bring.

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Nov
17
11:00 AM11:00

Bottle Bells, w/Dominique Moody Artist-in-Residence

Dive into the history of Bottle Bells while also learning how to repurpose glass bottles to create bells, chimes and a simple irrigation system for your garden.

Feel free and bring glass bottles to repurpose.

*Childcare will be provided

This is the 6th class in a 6 classes series happening this Fall at Side Street Projects. The Art made during the workshops will contribute to the design and construction of D. Moody’s artist project, “Our Garden of Dreams”, a mobile community garden.

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Nov
3
11:00 AM11:00

“Resin Casting” w/ Dominique Moody, Artist-in-Residence

Resin? Yes, resin! Join artist Dominique Moody and learn about the resin casting process.

Bring small objects that fit in the palm of your hand to cast into the resin.
(i.e buttons, charms, pins, keys, old earrings, bugs, small leaves/flowers)

You will get the chance to take home your own resin casts and contribute to the creation of “Our Garden of Dreams”, a mobile community garden.

*Childcare will be provided

This is the 5th class in a 6 classes series happening this Fall at Side Street Projects. The Art made during the workshops will contribute to the design and construction of D. Moody’s artist project, “Our Garden of Dreams”, a mobile community garden.

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Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Adorn the Window of Your Dreams w/Dominique Moody Artist-in-Residence

Fall Artist-in Resident, Dominique Moody, will teach participants how to repair windows while contributing to the assembly of “Our Garden of Dreams”, a mobile community garden.

Come out and learn how to putty windows, while also contributing your dreams to the design of the garden. Draw, write, putty and watch the garden and your dreams grow together.

*Childcare will be provided

This is the 4th class in a 6 classes series happening this Fall at Side Street Projects. The Art made during the workshops will contribute to the design and construction of D. Moody’s artist project, “Our Garden of Dreams”, a mobile community garden.

Additional Info: Please bring materials that are precious to them and/or speak about their dreams to insert into the resin. The material can be plastic, metal, or organic materials and should fit in the palm of a hand

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Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

Putting In The Foundation Of Your Dreams W/ Dominique Moody, Artist-In-Residence

Dominique Moody, the Fall Artist-in Resident will teach folks basic home repair and tool skills as they contribute to the assembly of a mobile community garden.

Attendees will learn and practice their handiness as they assist in laying down the  garden’s wood pallet floor.

All skill levels welcome!

*Childcare will be provided

This is the 3rd class in a 6 classes series happening this Fall at Side Street Projects. The Art made during the workshops will contribute to the design and construction of D. Moody’s artist project, “Our Garden of Dreams”, a mobile community garden.

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Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Prepare The Windows Of Your Dreams, W/Dominique Moody Artist-In-Residence

Fall Artist-in-Resident, Dominique Moody, will teach folks basic home repair and tool skills in this 3hr workshop.

Attendees will learn and practice their handiness as they contribute to the assembly of a mobile community garden. Lots of tools, lots of fun!

Come with any windows, doors, and hardware that you would like to contribute!

*Childcare will be provided

This is the 2nd class in a 6 classes series happening this Fall at Side Street Projects. The Art made during the workshops will contribute to the design and construction of D. Moody’s artist project, “Our Garden of Dreams”, a mobile community garden.

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