Ridgefield Continuing Education
Art Appreciation & Art History
Women in Art
A brief look at influential women artists and the importance of their art politically, socially, and academically. From Frieda Khalo, Georgia Okeefe, Judy Chicago, Jenny Holtzer and Louis Bourgois will be some studied. Bring a notebook and pen, or your ipad for lectures. Instructor Leslie Connito has taught art history and given lectures on creativity and the process of making art. She is a professional artist with a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and studied painting and art history at The American University in Paris, France. She has had many solo art shows, and written and published three children’s picture books and two e-books. She is a member of the Katonah Museum Artists Assoc., the Ridgefield Guild of Artists, and The Cape Cod Writer’s Association.
4 Sessions $92 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $74) + $ mtls.
Wed., 4/3, 10, 24 & 5/1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; East Ridge Middle School