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Small Matters Exhibition Design IN-PERSON Workshop

with Tammie Knight

Unleash your creativity by designing your own pop-up micro gallery at Letterform Archive!

  • Date
  • Time
  • What Public Workshop
  • Where Onsite at Letterform Archive
  • Duration One 4-hour session

This dynamic workshop provides participants an opportunity to explore the world of art curation and exhibition design on a small, intimate scale.

Taking inspiration and using deaccessioned objects from Letterform Archive's collection, participants will curate and craft their own unique layout, then design and install a whole new pop-up gallery using modular materials that can be used for countless other micro exhibitions.

Your workshop instructor, Tammie Knight, will share tips, tricks, and best practices along the way to help you create the micro gallery of your dreams.

Learning Outcomes
  • Learn to work within a small scale with materials from Letterform Archive's own collection
  • Craft one-of-a-kind collages and paintings
  • Explore your own freedom of creative expression
Required Materials
  • You need only bring yourself and a spirit of curiosity and creativity! The miniature gallery kits and materials will be provided.
Diversity and Equity Scholarship

Diversity and Equity are important to all of us at Letterform Archive, and we are committed to increasing opportunities for underrepresented groups within the type and design communities.

We are offering one BIPOC/Equity scholarship seat in this workshop.

To apply for this scholarship, please complete and submit to us the short form linked here at least a week prior to the start of the workshop.

Tammie Knight

Tammie Knight is a miniaturist, designer, and Art Basel Miami 2022 featured artist with expertise in creating 1:12 scale structures from concept to construction. A graduate of Parsons School of Design, she incorporates this background into the aesthetic of her miniature projects.

Miniatures are the medium through which she crafts narratives that breathe life into the scenes she creates to tell stories, real and imagined. Throughout her miniature-making career, Tammie has produced over 1,500 miniature projects for clients, family, and friends. Recent clients include the San Francisco Museum of Craft & Design, Blackhouse Group for Prime Video, Google Arts & Culture, Sunday School Creative, Blythe Coffee of Oakland, and more. Her current solo exhibition at the African American Museum & Library of Oakland, BLACK CULTURE: The Art of Photography in Miniature Galleries runs through July 15th.

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