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Free Clay Workshop for Women with Cancer

July 18th, 2012 -

Presenting “Working with Clay: A Natural Way to Relax.” Open to people living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. To learn more or to pre-register (pre-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

For adults, as with children, working with clay is often fun, making it possible for the mind to totally focus and briefly forget all external disruptions, pressures and problems. Participants in this 2 hour workshop will relax and focus attention on the clay. Learn various techniques to create natural earth-formed shapes like seashells, flower petals and tree bark. No previous experience or talent is needed.

Led by Ada Pilar Cruz, a sculptor and craft artist with a Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art and more than 12 years teaching experience. She is also a lecturer at Museum of Modern Art, a professor of art history and has exhibited her award-winning art in numerous venues.

Hours:  6:30-8:30 PM

Cost:  Free; Pre-registration required.

Location:  Peekskill Clay Studios @ The Hat Factory, 1000 North Division Street, Peekskill, NY