Highlights from the Event

Bring a piece of the museum's collection into your home in this virtual craft workshop. 
Join curator of African American Women’s History Angela Tate and Alicia Mazzara of Fresh Pear Jewelry as we explore Wadsworth Aiken Jarrell’s painting of Angela Davis, Revolutionary. In this workshop, you will learn how to create your own polymer clay trinket dish inspired by Jarrell’s piece. Learn about Revolutionary while forming your own trinket dish using colors and patterns inspired by the painting.   

Your ticket includes the cost of all materials needed for the activity, instructions, and postage. Materials kits will be shipped to participants in advance of the program. Participants must register by October 24, 2022, to ensure materials arrive on time.   
Materials kit includes:   

Polymer clay   
Acrylic roller   
Craft knife   
Depth guides   
Tissue blade   
Wet/dry sandpaper   
Super glue   
Bowl mold    
Participants will need to provide parchment paper, a cookie sheet, and a home oven to finish their dish.    

To learn more about Wadsworth Aikens Jarrell’s painting, click here: nmaahc.si.edu…   
About Rock Paper Plant & Fresh Pear    

Rock Paper Plant is a creative, women-of-color-owned business based in Washington, DC that specializes in botanical workshops and creations using live plants, cork, and fiber. The company was founded in 2017 by Alicia Mazzara and Cielo Contreras, two non-profit workers by day and makers and teachers on nights and weekends. We firmly believe that everyone can benefit from tapping into their creative side. In 2020, Alicia launched our sister brand, Fresh Pear Jewelry, a line of handmade earrings using polymer clay. You can find us at rockpaperplant.com and freshpearjewelry.com or on Instagram @rockpaperplant and @freshpearjewelry.   

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