Origami is the international art of taking single sheets of paper and folding them without the aid of scissors or paste to create something wonderful. Students will fold several models and will get to see models designed by creators from all over the world.
Martha Landy has been a professional paperfolder for over 40 years. She has contributed to a variety of origami exhibits and taught at many international Origami conventions. She has contributed to holiday trees in the American Museum of Natural History, the Dallas Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution's Trees of Christmas and Japan Airlines headquarters in New York City. Among the awards that she has received are the 2011 Origami USA Board Member Recognition Award, the 2006 Ranana Benjamin Origami Teaching Award and the 1986 Friends of the Origami Center of America Recognition Award. A contributor to two origami dinosaur books, Martha Landy was a guest artist at Field Station Dinosaurs in 2014 and 2015. She teaches origami classes and has included her students’ work on the Community Holiday Tree at the Barron Arts Center in Woodbridge NJ.
This program is free and open to all! This event is a part of our Summer Reading Programming - A Universe of Stories!