THE STRENGTH OF A WOMAN
Batik painting by Nicholas Sironka
SCC Art Gallery (1000 bldg. lobby) Sept. 19-Oct. 28
MEET THE ARTIST!
Reception: October 21st, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
SCC Art Gallery, Building 1000 (Lobby)
BATIK PAINTING WORKSHOP with Nicholas Sironka
Friday, October 21st, 10:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Visual Arts Building, #2068
FREE to Shoreline CC students and staff!!
RSVP with Claire Putney, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Nicholas Sironka, a former Fulbright scholar, was born in Narok, in the Rift Valley province of Kenya.
Sironka teaches the techniques and history of Batik art, along with an understanding of traditional Maasai culture.
Through his artwork, Sironka is preserving the wisdom and the knowledge of Maasai traditions.
Although Batik is not of African origin, its roots as an indigenous fabric art are closely aligned with the spirit of simplicity and unity that Sironka is sharing with the world.
As a Maasai, Sironka is determined to portray his people’s culture truthfully, with dignity and beauty.