Presented by Amber Lelli
Join artist Amber Lelli to create a portrait or landscape using dried vegetation and painting or drawing! Dive into conversations on portraiture, identity, and collage while learning how to stencil, cut, and layer dried plant life to create your own design.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a photo of themselves and a landscape that they would like to use as inspiration.
About Amber Lelli
Interdisciplinary artist Amber Lelli is interested in exploring concepts, asking questions, and choosing the medium and materials best fit for those ideas. Looking through her portfolio, you will see everything from bronze surreal portraiture to innovative marquetry and colorful prints.
She holds a BFA from Middle Tennessee State University in Studio Art and has shown her work throughout the nation, winning various awards and scholarships along the way. She also has a background as a commercial artist creating public works and themed environments for businesses, movie productions, music festivals, and the National Bible Museum in Washington, DC.
As an artist, sometimes educator, and entrepreneur, Lelli aims to push, examine, and understand the potential of art beyond typical conventions and to contribute to society in a way that leads to tangible help, innovative policy, and creative solutions to some of the problems facing our local and national communities.