Create a Masterpiece with Illustrator R. Gregory Christie
March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST
Join us for a paint and sip event with world-renowned, award-winning artist and illustrator of over 60 children’s books, R. Gregory Christie. This fun and creative two-hour session will involve step-by-step painting on canvas. Easy to follow instructions for all levels; no experience necessary, just be ready to have fun!
All proceeds from this event support the Multicultural Children’s Literature Celebration.
Gregory Christie has been working as an illustrator for more than 20 years and has collaborated with clients such as The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Vibe, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Kennedy Center, Marlo Thomas, Pete Seeger, Chris Rock, Queen Latifah, Laurence Fishburne and Karyn Parsons on a variety of projects. Christie is the 2013 Kwaanza Stamp designer as well as an NAACP Image Award winner. He is also a Caldecott honoree and four-time winner of the American Library Association’s Coretta Scott King Honor award for illustration.
On the day of the event, happy hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the painting event will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m.
Cost for the event is $60 if you register before Feb. 21. After Feb. 21, the cost is $85. Supplies are included.