GRIOT Circle members explore and use their creative juices in fun beginner classes designed to be easy and enjoyable without the need of any technical skills. Volunteers lead classes that allow members to dismiss fears and turn stress into creative energy while they bond with peers and develop new friendships.
YORUBA WOOD CARVING – The ancestral tradition of wood carving facilitates a spiritual connection not visible to the naked eye. A sense of community is developed in our intimate hands-on workshops that are non-judgmental. Wood carving sessions happen every … (info coming soon)
AFRICAN MASK-MAKING – Plaster and papier mache are key ingredients to this class which is executed in stages, because the mask making process requires drying and setting stages, so this is a progressive process done over time. Just bring commitment and curiosity. Mask-making sessions happen every … (info coming soon)
PAINTING – Weekly meeting gives the beginner rudimentary skills to encourage development and expression of artistic skills.