Artist’s Workshop at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Baby Opossum and Insects in the Fall by Robin Brickman
Baby Opossum and Insects in the Fall by Robin Brickman

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The Roger Tory Peterson Institute (RTPI) is pleased to present a workshop with illustrator Robin Brickman on Saturday, March 18, from 10:00am – 12:00pm. This talented artist will deliver a visual presentation sharing her process for illustrating the book Leaflets Three, Let it Be!, which features her work entitled Baby Opossum and Insects in the Fall, currently on view in Focus on Nature XIV in RTPI’s galleries.

Following Brickman’s presentation, participants will enjoy creating a small, three-dimensional paper sculpture of their own using Robin’s cut and sculpted paper techniques. This hands-on workshop is open to teens and adults who want to learn an accessible technique for creating their own three-dimensional art out of paper. All workshop materials will be provided. Brickman will also host a book signing, and several titles she has illustrated, including Leaflets Three, Let it Be!, will be available for purchase in RTPI’s museum store.

Registration is required for this event! Please contact Amy Hudson at (716) 665-2473, ext. 227 for more information and to reserve your space! The registration fee is $20. For more information about Robin Brickman her work, please visit her website at

In addition to Saturday’s workshop, there will be a reception with Brickman, as well as staff from the New York State Museum in Albany, NY on Friday, March 17, from 6:00-8:00pm. Focus on Nature XIV, currently on view at RTPI through April 9th, is organized by the New York State Museum. If you weren’t able to attend the first artist’s reception on December 9th, join us for this opportunity to meet Brickman and others involved with the spectacular Focus on Nature XIV exhibition!