Art Herstory: Grace Hartigan

Learn about one of the pioneers of abstract expressionism and make art!

In art history, often few artists get highlighted as signature artists for specific art movements. We notice focused attention on fathers and grandfathers. In this class we will smash the patriarchal art canon and highlight some of the many women and self identifying women artists.

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Art Herstory: Grace Hartigan
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1 Your Guide

Amber Santos Learn more about me

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.

2 Materials Needed

Basic drawing supplies like pens, coloured pencils, markers. Watercolour or gouache paints are optional. Paper.

3 Learning Focus

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Social awareness & responsibility

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Single A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

5 Best Suited For:

Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 10 - 18

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.