Morning Session: 9AM-12PM
Every session we offer different workshops from some of these WORKSHOP TEACHERS:
Oumou Diamanka: Senegalese and West African Dance, and Singer… Oumou demonstrates and leads students in Senegalese and West African dance. She has taught dance at workshops and camps in African and across the US. She brings smiles to dancing.
Miggy Verar: Caricature and Portrait Artist… Miggy is a fixture at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. He has created caricatures for thousands of tourists and locals alike https://www.facebook.com/miggy.verar
Sonia Le: Sonia participates in FashionArt Santa Cruz as a fashion designer, as well as facilitating Fashion Teen events. She has her own shop and sewing studio for classes at the Tannery.
Micha Scott- Micha Scott is a Modern dance professional with more than 25 years of performing, choreographing, and teaching experience. Teacher at Tannery World Dance and Cultural Center
Babacar Biaye- West African Painter and third generation djembe drummer from Senegal, West Africa. He uses traditional African material for figures and patchwork.
Margaret Niven: Natural word artist and teacher. The subjects of Margaret’s paintings, prints and drawings are themes of natural forces and forms.
Ibou Ngom: Ibou facilitates community drumming and dancing with adults and students of all ages. He is a SPECTRA artist and has worked with and performed for elementary though university schools. Born into a Griot family of traditional musicians in Senegal, West Africa, he has been carrying on his family’s musical lineage since childhood
Heejin Lee: Painter and Open Studios artist, “Art is my life- that’s why I flew across the Pacific Ocean from my country, Korea” Teaches conceptual art through the use of recycled trash and mementos,
Jasmine Schlafke: National poet, slam poet, spoken word artist/performer, and member of the Santa Cruz Word Church.
Sarah Bianco: Abstract, Faux Finishes and Mural Artist