Dr. Lisa DeLong to give free workshop on Friday

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“The Nature of Geometry in Islamic Art” Workshop with Dr. Lisa DeLong—Friday, March 23rd, 1:00-4:00 pm, BYU Museum of Art K-Room—

 Workshop Description

Islamic geometry is an art form that is full of cosmological symbolism. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to how geometric pattern expresses the coming together of heaven and earth. Participants will be guided through constructions of patterns using compasses and straight edge and will begin to see the infinity of creative possibilities within this art form. No previous experience necessary.

This workshop is free, but pre-registration is required. Please e-mail Kalisha Roberts at kalisha_roberts@byu.edu to register.

Lisa DeLong Bio
Dr. Lisa DeLong is an artist and educator who had been deeply interested in the beauty and symbolism of geometry for many years. She now works for The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in London and manages many of their international Outreach programs. She has taught courses in the art of Islamic geometry in many parts of the world including Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Syria, Egypt, and Malaysia. Her paintings are in the collections of HH President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, HRH The Prince of Wales, and she has completed a private commission for HM Queen Elizabeth II. Follow this link to see some of Lisa

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