The Wallingford Public Library will host a community art project in which families collaborate to create postcards celebrating their identities in response to the question: "What makes you special?" Individual postcards will be displayed as part of a large, single mural.
Project Name: REPRESENT: What makes you special? Community Art Project
Purpose: An opportunity for families to create something meaningful and grow closer without cost, facilitated by a professional artist in order to make the project accessible for all.
Grant Funding Amount: $2,000
Target Audiences: Families of all ages, but especially those with teens and 'tweens.
Community Support: Hubcap Wallingford, Wallingford Public Schools, Spanish Community of Wallingford
Use of grant funds: artist-in-residence fee, materials and supplies
Kick-off event on Saturday, July 1st, 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Professional artist Rashmi Talpade will introduce #REPRESENT: What Makes You Special?, the library's latest community art project for families of all ages. Find out more, including dates and times to participate: https://goo.gl/QTT91X
Jane Fisher and Janet Flewelling
The Wallingford Public Library has 30.6 FTE employees.
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