Part1 Black Book Master Class

By - Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

{image-2} Hi-ARTS PRESENTS: BLACK BOOK MASTER CLASS WITH STYLE MASTER PART ONE TDS APPLICATIONS DUE FRI. MARCH 15TH Hi-ARTS, the producers of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival, will launch a free, unique, six-week Black Book Master Class series for young people ages 14-18 years old, taught by the influential graffiti Style Master, Enrique “PART ONE” Torres. During this course, students will receive their own personal black book, colored pencils, and marker- sets, learn various graffiti techniques such as lettering, penciling and color theory. Several guest speakers will also impart professional development knowledge from various creative industries and offer excellent networking opportunities. Upon the conclusion of the course, Hi-ARTS will present an exhibition of students’ work at our space in East Harlem/El Barrio. PART ONE is a veteran of the golden years of New York City subway painting and considered a style master in the graffiti world. His specialty is his own unique brand of lettering, which he began to develop in 1974. From 1974 – 1985, he was one of the most accomplished artists on the New York City subway trains. His art has been featured in the classic film Style Wars, as well as critically acclaimed books such as, Martha Cooper’s Hip Hop Files and the ON THE RUN’s PART ONE: The Death Squad. COURSE REQUIREMENTS- MUST BE A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK CITY MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 14 – 18 TO PARTICIPATE MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT OR ENROLLED IN A GED PROGRAM Applications Due: March 15th Interviews:March 21 & 23rd Cost:Free upon being accepted into the Course Class Schedule:3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24 and 5/1 from 4:30pm-6pm Class Exhibition Opening:May 11th from 3pm-6pm Location:Hi-ARTS, 304 E. 100th St @ Second Ave., East Harlem/El Barrio, NYC For applications and more info, please email blackbook@hiphoptheaterfest.org or call 718-497-4282 Institute of Arts Management and individual supporters like you. HHTF is a Round 6 recipient the New Generations Program, funded by Doris Duke Charitable Trust/The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for American Theatre. {image-1}

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