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SPRINGBOARD’s Creative Director Petra Fallaux Awarded F.I.N.E. Artist Residency

Play with color, shape and pattern with Springboard’s Creative Director Petra Fallaux who was Awarded F.I.N.E. Artist Residency by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. In addition to conducting workshops throughout may, 2011, Ms. Fallux will also be giving a free public lecture at the museum – don’t miss it!

Petra’s vividly modern, abstract quilts are inspired by the landscape of the Netherlands, where she grew up. During the month of May, 2011, you can piece your own miniature fabric pattern with the artist on the following dates:

Sat., Apr. 30, 1:00-4:00

Sun., May 8, Noon-3:00

Sat. May 21, 1:00-4:00

FREE PUBLIC LECTURE: Don’t miss Ms. Fallaux’s free artist talk, exploring pattern, abstraction, improvisation and the unexpected in the art of quilting, on Sun., May 15 at 1:00 p.m. in the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s Theater. Learn more at www.petrafallaux.com.
The F.I.N.E. Artist Residency Series is supported by the Fine Foundation.

Programs are free with Museum admission: $10 for children ages 2-18 & seniors, and $11 for adults. The artist talk is free to the public. Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is located at 10 Children’s Way on Pittsburgh’s historic North Side.  Hours:  Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, Noon – 5:00 pm.  For general information, call (412) 322-5058 and visit www.pittsburghkids.org<http://www.pittsburghkids.org/>.