YUAG: In-Person Program, Studio Session, Drawing Yorùbá Sculpture




When:
September 16, 2022 @ 1:30 pm
2022-09-16T13:30:00-04:00
2022-09-16T13:45:00-04:00
Where:
Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven
CT 06511
Cost:
Free

Yorùbá master carver Lukman Alade Fakeye (born Ìbàdàn, Nigeria, 1983), the Fall 2022 Hayden Visiting Artist, Yale School of Art, leads an in-gallery drawing session focused on works by the celebrated woodcarver Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (ca. 1885–1975). A sixth-generation carver of the Fakeye dynasty, Lukman guides participants through the five individual steps of carving. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Bámigbóyè: A Master Sculptor of the Yorùbá Tradition. Generously sponsored by the Hayden Visiting Artist Fund and the Martin A. Ryerson Lectureship Fund.

Materials will be supplied; space is limited. For our current vaccination and mask requirements, visit https://artgallery.yale.edu/hours-and-directions.