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Nordia House

Tell Your Family Story Comic Workshop

Join our family workshop led by Nadia Shaik, where young artists explore the unique world of comic creation!

Tell Your Family Story Comic Workshop
Tell Your Family Story Comic Workshop

Time & Location

Aug 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA

About

Cost:

Tickets include materials

Adult Nordic Northwest Members: $30

Adult General Admission: $35

Youth (18 and under): $20

Arts for All: $5

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Join our family workshop led by Nadia Shaik, where young artists explore the unique world of comic creation! Through prompts inspired by family history, memories, and heritage, create your own comic using collage materials and personal stories. Bond with family over shared memories and unleash your creativity together!

Maybe a story about a childhood toy will come up or a memory from a grandparent. Whatever if it is you’ll enjoy this class that will bring your family together.

About Your Instructor:

Nadia Shaik is a versatile professional writer, emerging performing artist, author, and artist who paints with paper. She's known for her novel Song of Wata and is the founder of Garam Masala Studios and Cool Storytellers Lounge. Raised in a diverse, multiracial, and interfaith family in Chicago and Oregon, she creates stories across media that delve beyond surface-level narratives.

Her professional achievements include PGE and Dark Horse Comic's Climate Keepers: Agents of Project Zero (2022) and being recognized as a Semi-Finalist for America's Next Great Author (2022) by The Book Doctors. She is a graduate of Larissa Martanza's OC Arts Studios. And a member of Mr. Bobby Fouther's Black Diamond Society.

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