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Badass Herstory Workshop with Shannon Downey (aka Badass Cross Stitch)

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT


This is a focused Embroidery 101 workshop that supports folks in developing their Badass Herstory submissions. It can be appropriate for new stitchers and skilled stitchers alike. All genders welcome at the workshop but submissions to the project are only accepted from folks of marginalized genders.

This workshop is Pay What You Can. Please RSVP and let us know you are coming or drop in that day.

Shannon Downey aka Badass Cross Stitch is an artist, activist, craftivist, community builder, and general instigator. She blends her politics, activism, and art into projects that are designed to inspire others to take action, think, discuss, engage with democracy and their community, and find some digital/analog balance. She uses art as a vehicle for positive change through creative interventions whether that be through open-source street art campaigns or global craftivism projects.

She is the instigator behind #RitasQuilt, #MakeDontBreak, #YearOfStitch and @BadassHerstory. She is on a quest to teach 1 million people to embroider and invite society to rethink how we categorize, and value craft and art. Shannon sold everything she owned and moved into an RV in June of 2020 to bring art, activism, and community to the country.

She teaches at Columbia College and DePaul University and is founder of Seriously Badass Women.

Her life motto is: Make Art. Smash Systems.

Badass Herstory

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October 23
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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256 High Street
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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