Power Youth

Silkscreen Power Up!

Silkscreen Power Up! uses silkscreen printing to engage youth on themes of individual and community identity. Power Youth Artist-in-Residence Mary Tremonte will help youth explore a variety of processes including zine making, silkscreen printing, and poster design. Youth will design and screen-print material that communicates their interests and concerns. By screen-printing onto fabric, these images will translate into soft sculptures, including a useful series of bean bag chairs that will remain at the Boys and Girls Club to keep a teen-friendly presence and visibility.

More about Mary Tremonte

Mary Tremonte is an artist, educator, and DJ based in Toronto via Pittsburgh, PA. A founding member of Justseeds Artists' Cooperative, she works with "printmaking in the expanded field," including “printstallation”, interactive silkscreen printing in public space, and wearable artist multiples. Formerly the youth programs coordinator at The Andy Warhol Museum, Mary values art education as a means of youth empowerment and social change.


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