Prepare for the High Holy Days by hand painting a silk tallit. Not to worry – no prior experience is needed, just bring your creative spirit and imagination! Susan will show you step-by-step how to blend colors, apply them to silk, and hand paint the Ataharh by tracing the letters.
Date: Sunday, Sept. 15
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: JCC Denver (350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, 80246)
Note: It is recommended to wear painting clothes, bring lunch, and your own blow dryer (if possible).
About Susan Provda: Susan is an artist, currently working in leather. She is also a jeweler, metalsmith and teaches classes in various art forms. She studied in New Paltz, New York and ran successful businesses in NYC and Florida. Articles of her work have been published in Elle, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Delta Sky Magazine, Hudson Valley, Atlanta Journal, and the New York Times. Her work has been shown in many museums and in some of the finest galleries across the states, including Aaron Faber Gallery, American Crafts Gallery. After moving to Denver in 2016 she became involved with Denver Design Incubator as a teacher and is currently creating and sewing leather backpacks and bags. Susan combines encaustics prints on canvas (beeswsax with acrylic paint) with leather to create handmade works of art that are as beautiful as they are functional. To learn more, click here.