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HLP Event: Art Workshop: Collage Portrait

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
11:00 am12:00 pm

Join us for a virtual art workshop presented by artist and educator Malik Whitaker! We'll be making collage portraits, so try to have the following supplies on hand.

-Glue, glue sticks, or clear tape
-Different color paper (patterned paper is ok)
-Magazines that have photos of people (not cooking or animal magazines- this is optional)
-Paper or poster board to create portrait on

Malik Whitaker was born and raised in Newark, NJ. He is a published illustrator, educator and visual painter. Malik is also an accomplished muralist whose work can be seen on several buildings, churches and colleges throughout NJ. He specializes in portrait and figurative painting impressions through visual translation based on individualized customer needs. He has studied many forms of art; oil, watercolor, acrylic, pencil, charcoal and pastels. He currently is the owner of M-Print Art studios in Newark, where he continues to display his art while working on projects and mentoring students with disabilities. Malik is also currently a teaching artist with NIPAC, Studio Institute of New York and Studio Montclair and the owner of Cement Gallery.