Schmieding Foundation Senior Series: Kirigami – Paper Cutting (Oct 6)


Thursday, Oct 6, 1:00-3:00 pm


AGES 62 & Up

  • Masks are not required in the building, but are available at front desk.
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Kirigami Paper Cutting

Kirigami is a variation of origami, the Japanese art of folding paper. In kirigami, the paper is cut as well as being folded, resulting in a three-dimensional design that stands away from the page. Kirigami typically does not use glue. C0me learn this ancient art, with all materials supplied. No previous experience necessary. This workshop is free. Ages 62 & Up Only. Please have ID present for verification.

Sponsored by: The Schmieding Foundation


Teaching Artist Nina Buonaiuto

Nina Buonaiuto

Nina grew up in a clay studio as the child of sculptors and has been a teacher for over 20 years. During that time she has taught every age from kindergarten to high school and multiple subjects such as Spanish, PE, skiing, art, and all school subjects. The teaching role also allowed her the opportunity to teach and live overseas for seven years in China and both the Northern and Southern parts of Kazakhstan. Part of her decision to become a teacher was to try and escape the legacy of artists in her family and do something different and yet she finds herself drawn to creating a balance between the need for art in her life and her passion for teaching. Teaching art has proven to be a happy medium. She is currently teaching art at Thaden school in Bentonville and tinkering in her own home-based clay studio. She has a full life with two daughters, two dogs, two cats, five chickens, and the desire to say yes to it all.

Our Sponsor:

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The Schmieding Foundation, Inc.

Established in 1990, the Schmieding Foundation has focused on giving primarily for higher education, human services, health organizations, and to a Lutheran church. The Foundation is generously sponsoring our entire Senior Series this Spring and early Summer.


  • Masks are not required in the building, but they are available at the front desk.


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