Justice-Memory-Activism Exhibit

Main Library

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Justice-Memory-Activism
Artwork produced by High School Students from the Salt Lake City Area
Reception & Reading: Tue, Jun 17, 6–8pm

This exhibit features student artwork produced during the corresponding workshop taught by Lily Havey. The Tuesday, June 17 reception will feature readings of material written by the students during the workshop and highlight the student exhibit. Having received personalized instruction in both watercolor painting and writing during the workshop, students will exhibit how they turned their experiences and passions into paintings, stories, or paintings with stories.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
June 9–13, thirty high school students currently attending schools in the Salt Lake City area will participate in the Justice-Memory-Activism workshop. Participants will receive personalized instruction in both watercolor painting and writing. Havey will focus on helping students turn their experiences and passions into paintings, stories, or paintings with stories.

ABOUT LILY HAVEY
Lily Havey was born in Los Angeles. In 1942, along with 120,000 persons of Japanese descent, she was incarcerated in a Japanese American internment camp. After World War II, her family moved to Salt Lake City. She graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music, pursued an MFA at the University of Utah, and taught high school for thirteen years before establishing a stained-glass business.

This event and the corresponding workshop for high school students are sponsored by the Center for Documentary Expression and Art, The City Library, the Salt Lake City School District, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Utah Division of Arts and Museums, and the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) program.

Location: Main Library, Lower Urban Room

Contact Information: 801-524-8200