Narrative & Personal Artmaking with Angela Kelly

Presenter: Angela Kelly


June 24, 2021, 7:00-8:00 PM
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July 1, 2021, 7:00-8:00 PM
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June 24th:
The first half of the workshop will start off with a brief artist talk / introduction into Angela Kelly’s work as well as brief icebreakers with all the participants. Kelly is an artist who often uses her own experiences/traumas as narratives for her work. She will also present artists who define narrative and personal art.

July 1st:
The second half of the workshop will start off with Kelly going over her process for creating work based off of personal trauma.The rest of the workshop will be centered around participants creating cathartic work for themselves in a way that is guided by Kelly’s own process and that of the artists previously discussed.

Materials needed:

Sketchbook (any size preferred by participant) and various writing and drawing implements (conte crayon, pen, pencil, colored pencil, etc.)

Presenter Bio:

Angela Kelly is an artist based in Providence, Rhode Island. She is primarily a painter, printmaker, and sculptor. Her work is highly personal, narrative, and based off of utopias all connected by a jumbled transit map built off of years of recurring dreams. Angela graduated with her BFA in Painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2019.


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“Passageways: The Place of Possibility Within Us” is a 2021 Spring/Summer workshop series offered free of charge by the Transformative Action Project. TAP is an initiative of Violence Transformed and the Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern University School of Law. TAP is supported by funds from the Federal Victims of Crime Act of 1984. These VOCA funds are awarded by the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance.