Student Seminar: Wheat Paste Portraits

Swoon, a New York based street artist, spoke to the Senior Honors Art Class at the Beacon School in a special session arranged at her studio. She introduced the students to the history of street art and discussed woodblock printing, portraiture and shadow puppetry as the major influences on her art-making process. Swoon demonstrated her process by creating a new print and installing the artwork on a nearby wall for the students benefit.

Student Seminar: Wheat Paste Portraits

Swoon, a New York based street artist, spoke to the Senior Honors Art Class at the Beacon School in a special session arranged at her studio. She introduced the students to the history of street art and discussed woodblock printing, portraiture and shadow puppetry as the major influences on her art-making process. Swoon demonstrated her process by creating a new print and installing the artwork on a nearby wall for the students benefit.