VIRTUAL – Show Off Your Creativity with Collage Making
April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join The Friends of the Cos Cob Library for a fun afternoon with Carol Nipomnich Dixon, who will guide you in creating a collage.
Ms. Carol Nipomnich Dixon, best known for her mixed media embroidered collages, will guide you through the journey of creating your own collage using a variety of materials and textures using items in your household. Ms. Dixon, who also works in oil on canvas and photography, has a long list of accomplishments, some of which include over forty solo exhibitions, most recently at the Greenwich Hospital Garden Cafe, Byram Shubert Library, Gertrude White Gallery of the Greenwich YWCA, Nathaniel Witherell Gallery, Out of the Box, People’s Bank in Old Greenwich, and the Medical Building at 49 Lake Avenue in Greenwich. Her works appear in galleries, museums, corporate headquarters, and private collections in the U.S. and abroad. She is the recipient of numerous local, regional, and national awards. She has served as juror and curator for many exhibitions. She is on the Boards of the National Association of Women Artists, the Greenwich Art Society, and the Art Society of Old Greenwich. She also serves on the Exhibition Committee of the Greenwich Historical Society and was a member of the Bruce Museum’s Education Committee.
Select from a variety of themes such as spring with blossoming trees, flowers, a personal theme with photos of oneself, family, friends, and things or places enjoyed a non-representation abstraction with special attention to color, composition or create your own theme using shapes and textures to create a collage that expresses your personality and creativity.
A full list of required supplies will be emailed to you after you register. The poster board, glue, and a variety of magazines will be provided by the Friends of the Cos Cob Library before the event (Pick up date and time TBD). For now, start collecting any or all of the following: dried flowers, wallpaper, wrapping paper, pictures, botanical or other magazines, sandpaper, aluminum foil, colored paper, fabric, etc.