Create some art inspired by the artists of Bay Area Now 9 in this series of eight stand-alone, drop-in art workshops for participants of all ages, led by YBCA Teaching Artist ChiChai Mateo. Art materials will be provided, and participants will be able to take their artwork home as a souvenir. Each workshop will feature a different artist highlighted in the BAN9 exhibition at YBCA, and explore each artist’s practice and unique art-making method.

If we are paying attention we are constantly surrounded by action, activity, and inspiration. On December 20, 2023, using pencils, watercolor, brush pens and more, observe your surroundings and put them on paper to create a playful reflection of what you see—and how you see it. This workshop is inspired by BAN9 artist José Figueroa and his practice of abundant observational artworks.


Grand Lobby, YBCA
Free with registration