This summer three Saturdays in Spikeri Quarter urban art workshop took place for teenagers and young people aged from 12 to 18 years, who together with visual arts teachers from Children and youth center “Daugmale” acquired three various painting techniques and created art works. In general 68 children and youth works have been made during workshop.
May workshop theme was “Daugava promenade”, using watercolour paints, June workshop theme was “Spikeri Square”, using tinted paper and pastels, and August workshop theme – the final workshop – was “Pardaugava horizon”, using acrylic painting technique on canvas.
The purpose of workshop was to develop creative imagination and creativity of teenagers living in Riga, creating art works, using different painting techniques. Workshop was a great opportunity for anyone to try his skills in three painting techniques under the direction of professional teacher, creating own unique and inimitable art work. Children and youth center “Daugmale” art teachers Elīna Moisjuka-Vanaga, Konstantīns Glazunovs, Brigita Ulasa and Olga Jevsejeva have acquainted with each painting technique specifics and nuances, principles of composition and consulted in creation of art works.
From September 16 to September 28 works created during workshops will be exhibited in Spikeri Quarter, at the address: 6 Maskavas Street, and the exhibition will be open to anyone interested free of charge, working days from 10:00 to 18:00.
Urban workshop in Spikeri has been organized by Children and youth center “Daugmale” in cooperation with the association “Riga Spikeri” and Riga City Council Education, Culture and Sports Department Youth Sports Administration.
Supported by „NP Foods”.