NAPA SCHOOL FOR KIDS workshops at Annantalo 17.9.2017

The Napa School for kids exhibition raises the lid on the process of working as an illustrator. Illustrators show their work in an exhibition on 8.9.-17.9. at Annantalo Arts Centre. Napa School illustrators are: Ilja Karsikas, Jenni Rope, Matti Pikkujämsä, Jussi Kaakinen, Terhi Ekebom, Nadja Sarell and Marjo Maininki

12:00–13:00 Q&A How does an illustrator tell stories?

Napa School’s illustrators describe their work as illustrators, and children may ask questions from the illustrators! The illustrators are Ilja Karsikas, Jenni Rope, Matti Pikkujämsä, Jussi Kaakinen, Terhi Ekebom, Nadja Sarell and Marjo Maininki. Children can also ask questions from the Mascot of Nenäpäivä and the Head of Public Relations of Nenäpäivä, Rakel Liekki. /A.lava

13:00–16:00 Napa School for Kids Workshops

  • 13:00–16:00 Jenni Rope:
    – Flipbook workshop
    – Free of charge
    – Nonstop
  • 13:00–16:00 Jussi Kaakinen and Nadja Sarell:
    – Nature takes over the city – participatory art
    – Free of charge
    – Nonstop
  • 13:00-16:00 Marjo Maininki:
    – Design your own Napa School textile bag with different illustration techniques and handcraft works
    – Nonstop
    – Free of charge
    – Handbags sponsored by Printmotor
  • 13:00–16:00 Matti Pikkujämsä: 30 min. portraits
    – Chargeable
    Registration here
  • 13:00–14:30 Ilja Karsikas: Funny, wild characters
    – Max 10 kids with parents
    – Age recommendation: kids over 5 years
    Registration here
    – Invent a story for your characters! Ilja Karsikas has illustrated many children’s books and made numerous drawing figures. In the workshop Ilja tells how he builds characters based on different stories. Workshop for children, parents and
  • 13:00–14:30 Terhi Ekebom: Illustrate your dreams
    – Max 10 kids with parents
    – Age recommendation: kids over 6 years
    Registration here
    – Terhi Ekebom encourages participants to share their own dreams and make illustrations out of them. Children and parents learn to trust their own intuition and their own inner world.
    Age recommendation: For people over 6 years and their parents
    Number of participants: 10 children and 10 adults

EXHIBITION: NAPA SCHOOL – ILLUSTRATED STORIES

7.9.-8.10. exhibition in Annantalo’s bookcafe
Monday to Friday 9 am-8 pm
(Weekends 10 am-4 pm)

How does an illustrator tell stories?

The exhibition shows the most creative Finnish illustrators and their works. The exhibition features seven of Napa School’s illustrators: Ilja Karsikas, Jenni Rope, Matti Pikkujämsä, Jussi Kaakinen, Terhi Ekebom, Nadja Sarell and Marjo Maininki

Illustration: Annika Hiltunen / Napa Agency

Illustration: Annika Hiltunen / Napa Agency

This event is part of the Helsinki Design Week 2017 programme. Napa School for Kids event is sponsored by Raikastamo Oy.

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