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As a part of our Step Up for Flushing Town Hall fundraising campaign, we've partnered with a number of our cherished Teaching Artists to present this diverse array of artistic offerings for purchase. Packages range from art work to virtual dance or cooking lessons, and are great for the whole family–many can be tailored for children or adults! Your purchase will directly support the individual artist, along with Flushing Town Hall. 

 

Our community of artists is at the core of what we do, and it is crucial that we continue to find ways to support them, as we support FTH. Please consider purchasing a Teaching Artist Package today!  Or giving a Teaching Artist Package as a gift to a friend.

 

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TA Package List

(All packages are $250 each.  Our team will contact you to follow up with package details and schedule. If you have any questions, please contact Gabrielle Hamilton at ghamilton@flushingtownhall.org.)

 

1. 'Explore India through Dance' Virtual Lesson w/ Abha Roy (One Hour)

Join renowned Kathak dancer Abha Roy on a journey through India expressed in the wonder of yoga and dance. First master the different breathing patterns or pranayama which provide the basis of both hatha yoga and Kathak dance. Then learn the singing tunes of India’s many regions, and finally, explore its geographic boundaries through classical and folk dance forms. Learn the body movements, steps, and hand gestures (called mudras) that are native to the many colorful and rich regions of the subcontinent. Learn more about Abha here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/ahbaroy

 

2. Zumba Kids Virtual Lesson w/ Angela Rostick (45 Minutes to 1 Hour)- ONLY 5 AVAILABLE

Angela Rostick is an award winning dancer, actress and zumba instructor. Have your child join along as Angela teaches kid friendly routines based on original Zumba choreography while dancing to kid friendly music. Steps are broken down and games and cultural elements are added. Learn more about Angela here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/angelarostick

 

3. Zumba Seniors Virtual Lesson w/ Angela Rostick (45 Minutes to 1 Hour)- ONLY 5 AVAILABLE

Angela Rostick is an award winning dancer, actress and zumba instructor. This virtual lesson is for the active older adult who is looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower intensity. Learn more about Angela here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/angelarostick

 

4. 45 Minutes to 1 Hour of Zumba Toning Virtual Lesson w/ Angela Rostick- ONLY 5 AVAILABLE

Angela Rostick is an award winning dancer, actress and zumba instructor. Use light weights to focus on specific muscles but still enjoy the dance side of Zumba during this virtual lesson. Extra emphasis on toning and sculpting to define specific target zones, including arms, core and lower body. Learn more about Angela here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/angelarostick

 

5. Line Dance Virtual Lesson w/ Angela Rostick (45 Minutes to 1 Hour)- ONLY 5 AVAILABLE

Angela Rostick is an award winning dancer, actress and zumba instructor. Join Angela as she teaches the basic line dance steps, incorporating country/swing/hip-hop/salsa. Learn more about Angela here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/angelarostick

 

6. Shadow Theatre Kit by Karen Oughtred and Spica Wobbe (to be mailed to buyer)- ONLY 2 AVAILABLE

Perform your own shadow theater shows with this all-inclusive how-to package. The Shadow Theater Kit, courtesy of FTH Teaching Artists Spica Wobbe and Karen Oughtred of The Memory Project: Storytelling through Visual Arts, Theater and Puppetry, includes a ready to assemble shadow theater stage, a template to create your own shadow puppets and scenery. All the material to build your shadow theater, including a flashlight (with batteries), hole punch and brass fasteners come in the package. The kit comes complete with a how-to manual for assembling ideas about how to make, write and perform your original shadow shows as well as activities for shadow play. Educational and Fun. Amaze and entertain family and friends with your unique shadow theater performances. Instructions available in Chinese if needed. Spica is a puppeteer and Karen is a theater artist. Learn more about The Memory Project here: www.facebook.com/thememoryproject.storytelling

7. Personalized Pop-up Memory Card Making w/ Karen Oughtred and Spica Wobbe- ONLY 2 AVAILABLE

Let us immortalize your precious memories in an individualized pop-up card. The Personalized Pop-Up Memory Card, courtesy of FTH Teaching Artists, Spica Wobbe and Karen Oughtred of The Memory Project: Storytelling through Visual Arts, Theater and Puppetry, creates a 3-D version of a treasured memory inspired by a family photo. After selecting the photo, Karen and Spica will interview you to learn more about the circumstances which inspired the moment. Using this information, we will custom make a pop-up memory card which visually tells your personal story. Interview can be conducted in Mandarin if needed. Spica is a puppeteer and Karen is a theater artist. Learn more about The Memory Project here: www.facebook.com/thememoryproject.storytelling

 

8. Live Chinese Dance Workshop on Zoom w/ Ling Tang (One Hour)

This virtual workshop, led by dancer and educator Ling Tang, introduces participants to diverse Chinese culture through dance movements. Starting with warm-up exercises based on Chinese traditional mediation, followed by a mini repertoire such as Kung-Fu, Inner-Mongolian, fans and ribbons, etc. The buyer may request a specific dance repertoire of their interest.  Learn more about Ling here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/lingtang

 

9. Live Chinese Music & Dance Concert on Zoom w/ Ling Tang and Zhou Yi (30 minutes)

Enjoy a virtual Chinese music & dance concert with FTH teaching artists Ling Tang and Zhou Yi, featuring ancient Chinese music on pipa (4-string-lute) and guqin (7-string-zither), along with dance movements such as silk fans, ribbons and water sleeves. The buyer may request specific music/dance repertoire of their interest.  Learn more about Ling here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/lingtang. Learn about Zhou Yi here http://www.flushingtownhall.org/zhou-yi

 

10. Virtual Indian Cooking Class w/ Nupur Arora (Two Hours)

Join chef and author Nupur Arora in this 2 hour virtual cooking class as she demystifies Indian food. Recipe and Ingredient list will be emailed ahead of time. Learn more about Nupur here: https://queenscurrykitchen.com/about/

 

11. Framed Acrylic Painting on Foamboard by Steve Palermo (to be mailed to buyer)- ONLY ONE AVAILABLE

The title of the painting is "Winter Tree". The size of the piece is 30" by 22" with frame. It was painted in 2019. Learn more about Steve here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/stevepalermo

  

 

12. Beginner Watercolor Class on Zoom w/ Suzanne DeMarco- ONLY 3 AVAILABLE

Beginner watercolor class. A 1.5 hour class on basic color theory, on many different watercolor techniques, including "negative spaces" or how to paint what's Not there! Learn more about Suzanne here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/Suzanne-DeMarco

 

13. Beginning Portrait (Face) Class on Zoom w/ Suzanne DeMarco (2 hours)- ONLY 3 AVAILABLE

Beginner portrait drawing class. Learn more about Suzanne here:  http://www.flushingtownhall.org/Suzanne-DeMarco

 

14. Two Black & White Silver Gelatin Prints by Tenesh Webber (to be mailed to buyer)- ONLY 5 PACKAGES AVAILABLE

Package includes Black and white silver gelatin prints. Each print was made in an edition of ten. Five packages of two prints each. Purchaser may select two of the below prints per package (as available):

1. Departure, 1998, Silver Gelatin Print, 8”x10”

2. Rise II, 1998, Silver Gelatin Print, 8”x10”

3. Shift, 2004, Silver Gelatin Print, 8”x10”

4. Spiral I, 2001, Silver Gelatin Print, 8”x10”

5. Spiral II, 2001, Silver Gelatin Print, 8”x10”

 

Learn more about artist Tenesh Webber here: teneshwebber.com

 

15. One 'Everyone Can Draw' Virtual Drawing Lesson w/ Tina Seligman

Drawing is a form of conversation between the artist, the subject, and the paper or surface. You will learn to draw and to “see” in a new way. This technique teaches how to study shapes, not copy. One of the secrets to drawing is seeing shape relationships, rather than the subject. This workshop is for adults or young people from age 8 up. Learn more about artist Tina Seligman here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/tinaseligman

 

16. Art Piece: Moon Song for Flushing Town Hall by Tina Seligman (to be mailed to buyer)- ONLY ONE AVAILABLE

Moon Song for Flushing Town Hall is a diptych with original music composed from patterns of full and new moons from July and August 1862-2012. Learn more about artist Tina Seligman here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/tinaseligman

Learn more about the artwork: CLICK HERE

17. Wampum turtle Necklace made by Tecumseh Ceaser (Native Tec)- SOLD

The necklace is 27", made from Wampum, Oyster, Clam, bone pipe beads, and a lobster clasp. Wampum turtle pendant measures 2X1 inches.  The turtle shell is engraved to represent the Native American calendar of 28 days on the outer rim and thirteen moons. The turtle is a very sacred animal to native people. Learn more about Tecumseh here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/matinecock

 

18. Virtual Drum Set Lesson with Napoleon Revels-Bey (45 min to 1 hour)– ONLY 3 AVAILABLE

A Zoom lesson for beginners on basic Drum set technics, from hands to feet and learning to listen, keeping time to music. Learn more about Napoleon here: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/napoleonrebelsbey

 

19. Art Piece: Quarantine Bamboo by Lucy Wong, Flushing Town Hall Board Member - ONLY 5 AVAILABLE

Personalized bamboo illustration representative of a uniquely you drawing in line with Bamboo Lou’s values: harmony, personality, honesty, and passion. You may either purchase one of the designs shown here, or have one tailored to you! For a customized version, you will work with Lucy on what aspects of your life to include in the drawing. Lucy Wong is the artist and doppelgänger of Bamboo Lou, a green bamboo character eager to showcase stories of worldly encounters.  Her drawings illuminate personalize storytelling of memorable chance happenings. Photo/s of the piece or similar examples: For more, check out Instagram #bamboolou

(Click HERE to view in large size)

 

20. Two Clay Tea Cup hand building lessons with Marcela Carvalho (1.5 hrs each lesson)

Participants will build from scratch a tea cup using a ball of clay. Learn more about Marcela: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/marcela-carvalho

21. Four Painting on Recycled Bottles Lessons with Marcela Carvalho (1.5 hrs each lesson)

Lesson will go over free design inspiration, drawing, transferring to bottle, color and shape literacy. Learn more about Marcela: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/marcela-carvalho

 

22. Three Hand Painted Glass Vases made by Marcela Carvalho- ONLY 1 AVAILABLE

Glass Vase: Blooming flowers in Spring vases to embellish your home. Learn more about Marcela: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/marcela-carvalho

23. Three Abstract Paintings by Marcela Carvalho- ONLY 1 AVAILABLE

The paintings are acrylic on canvas. The painting of Birch Tree is 8 x 10 in. The painting Abstraction in Blue is 9 x 12 in. Learn more about Marcela: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/marcela-carvalho

 

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