At the Staten Island Zoo: GYOTAKU

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June 29, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Staten Island Zoo
614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY 10310

Staten Island Zoo

At the Staten Island Zoo:


Sunday, June 29: Noon – 3pm

Traditional method of Japanese fish printing used by fishermen to record their catches. Join local artist and conservationist, Joe Mullins, as he discusses both sustainability issues as well as instructing students on print making. Freshly caught specimens will be used to discuss the types of fish that can be found in local waters whether it be the Hudson River or the Long Island Sound. Everyone attending will participate in a hands-on gyotaku session. Mulberry paper will be provided for take home rubbings or bring your own plain t-shirt to create art to wear! Meet in the Zoo’s Event’s Tent.