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Creating Edible Art: Mindful Cake Decorating for Artistic Expression

In this WEXi workshop, participants will engage in group discussion about the various benefits of cooking and baking, brainstorm ideas for how to mindfully cook and bake for artistic expression and learn a variety of beginner techniques for decorating cakes. Participants will create and execute their own individual cake design, and experiment with describing their artistic style through verbal artist statements.

Kat Stuehrk Talo (she/they) is a youth worker and educator with a decade of experience in the field of mentoring, violence prevention, community education, and youth development. They studied the arts and humanities and social work at Michigan State University and received their MSW from University of Illinois Chicago’s Jane Addams College of Social Work. She is also a pastry chef, and enjoys utilizing mindfulness in her work, and exploring the intersections of mental health and creativity.

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Seigle Campus
5140 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077

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