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Visual Narratives: A Social Justice Collage Workshop with Jason Montgomery

Art for the Soul is excited to announce a series of our Youth Social Justice Art workshops. Local artists will lead short lectures and hands-on workshops to inspire and engage youth, ages 13-18 years, around social justice issues. 

Jason Montgomery, co-founder the arts activism collective Attack Bear Press and 50 Arrow Gallery, will lead this collage workshop designed to empower young participants to explore and communicate their experiences as BIPOC individuals. Through the creative process of collage-making, participants will have the opportunity to construct visual stories that reflect their perspectives on identity, culture, and social justice. For ages 13-18.

When: Saturday, January 27th, 12-3pm

Location: UMass Amherst Center at Springfield1500 Main St, Springfield, MA 01115

Cost: Free, supplies are provided 

Register: Please send an email to 

For more information, call 413.231.4598 or 413.301.6314

About Jason:

Jason R. Montgomery is a Chicano/Indigenous Californian activist, writer, painter, and playwright from El Centro, California. In 2016 he co-founded the arts activism collective Attack Bear Press and in 2020 he founded 50 Arrow Gallery. Along with Alexandra Woolner, Jason is 2021-2023 Easthampton Poets Laureate.


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