Community Folk Art Center presents an Outdoor Paint Party

Syracuse, NY (June 9, 2021): Community Folk Art Center will be organizing an outdoor paint party led by artist Nada Odeh (  on June 10, 2021. The rain date for this event is June 24, 2021. It is a great opportunity for everyone to embrace nature and feel the art.

Nada Odeh is an amazing Syrian artist who is talented at painting with acrylics. Acrylic is the most popular art medium in the world now because it can make your artwork water-resistant, permanent, and vibrant. Odeh has been painting for over ten years. She gives a voice to the refugees through her excellent artwork, which has been exhibited many times. Odeh says, “When I paint, I feel the world around me is muted”. Odeh will demonstrate how to use acrylics to create a one-of-a-kind painting.

The last time the Community Folk Art Center held an outdoor painting event was in the Fall of 2020 during the height of the pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests. “We always look forward to opportunities to connect with the community in-person, and we are so excited that we can engage with others through creativity,” said Dr. Jackson, the executive director of Community Folk Art Center, “we hope there will be more people joining us because we are committed to spreading more art to the community.”
The outdoor paint party will last an hour and a half, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on June 10 or on the rain date, June 24.  People will have a perfect experience of feeling nature and art here. Tickets are $30 per person including all supplies and can be purchased using this link Register here.

Nada Odeh is a Syrian artist, activist, humanitarian, and modern-day poet. The medium she works in is acrylics on canvas and  Arabic miniatures; Middle Eastern colors and small details of her heritage influence her art. The key theme in her artwork is Syrian refugees in camps and the Syrian people. Nada got her M.A. in Museum Studies from Syracuse University and her B.A. in Fine Arts from Damascus University. Nada has exhibited her art in Damascus, Dubai, New York City, Detroit, Toledo, Tiffin, Washington D.C., Syracuse, Albany, and Auburn, New York. She lives and works in Syracuse, New York.