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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Dear Diary by Josie Mai

Call for Kids Participation Josie Mai’s Dear Diary Show at the Percolator The Percolator seeks kids ages 10 or older to be a part of the upcoming show Dear Diary!
When: Saturday September 1, 10 am to 11:30am
Where: The Percolator Artspace
What: Dear Diary will display paintings, drawings, and installation inspired by Josie Mai’s journal. This youth workshop will engage participants in a imaginative project that will be a part of Mai’s show. By simply signing their name boldly on a large piece of paper, and expanding creatively with their signature, they will create a grid of names for installation.
The show will be open on weekends through September, with a Final Fridays closing reception.
There are only ten spots available for this free workshop. Please RSVP to!
Josie Mai is an artist and teacher from Kansas City. She received her undergraduate degree and certificate in art education from the University of Kansas. She then taught art to urban and suburban high school students in the Kansas City area's public schools and not-for-profit organizations such as Studio 150 and Chameleon, Inc. Ms. Mai received her Masters of Fine Arts degree at Parsons School of Design in New York City in order to explore new territory, develop as an artist, and earn a degree to enable her to teach at the college level. Ms. Mai is currently Associate Professor of Art and Art Education at Missouri Southern State University and serves on the Board of Directors at George A. Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin, Missouri where she continues to teach, make art, curate, and exhibit. Please visit

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