June 9th- June 30th
Join textile artist, Kenneth Zakee as he teaches you how to create your own textile art from the comfort of your home.
Follow along with each activity and share your creations with us on Instagram (@artsxchangeatl) with the hashtag #AXMAKES.
June 9th 2020 | Greeting Cards
Kenneth Zakee is an Artist/Poet and community activist. A 35 yr old resident of Atlanta. Born in Cleveland,Ohio. While attending Morehouse College he co-founded America's first African Fraternity; KMT Asen in 1987. He served as Chairman of Metro Atlanta Kwanzaa Assn (M.A.K.A.) and membership.from 1988-2000. He co-founded Klub Kuumba; an open mic poetry gathering (1993-2000) Zakee also worked with the Atlanta homeless population and served as program director for Trinity House-Big Bethel program for homeless men with drug problems. During his tenure there ;Zakee established the Kalonji Brotherhood: a rites of passage support group for men in recovery. Zakee has recieved numerous awards for socialand artistic endeavors and appeared on several media outlets for his work. Zakee is committed to serving our youth and inspiring a new generation of artist and leaders.