“I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to better.” – Frida Kahlo
How you see your authentic self is necessary for survival; light or dark, it doesn’t matter. In this two-hour workshop, you will explore your relationship with Self by painting your own self-portrait, guided by artist Darlene Valencia. Discover your depths and reclaim your power. The cost of attendance includes all materials.
Accessibility information for this event:
WCCW has a 36” wide ramp at our front entrance and a stairway with 8 steps and a rail. There are 2 gender neutral restrooms. One restroom is wheelchair accessible, with a handrail. We provide scent free soaps and encourage guests to attend our events scent free, however organic cleaning supplies are stored in the handicap accessible bathroom. If you require ASL interpretation, CART, interpretation for a language other than English, or have any other access needs or questions, please contact [email protected] at least two weeks in advance. It is our practice to do everything we can to create a safe and accessible space.
Darlene Valencia is a self-taught artist based in Los Angeles, CA and the founder of Healing Through Self-Portrait. Her work focuses on the self and is influenced deeply by nature. She is a teaching artist at Side Street Projects, has served as an art instructor for the I Have A Dream Foundation and as an organizer/mentor for anti-bullying charity The Farley Project.
*All members get 20% off paid programming. A limited number of free spots are also available for Warrior & Goddess level members. Email [email protected] to inquire about free tickets.
Our program costs go directly towards compensation of the instructors and staffers who work the event. We want to make programming as accessible as possible to anyone who is interested, however, so we offer volunteer opportunities in exchange for membership, as well as free community tickets to each program (number varies depending on capacity of the class). Email [email protected] for more info or to find out more about these opportunities for a specific event.