About the Artist
Gwendolyn is an Artist-in-Residence at the Connecticut Historical Society Museum. She is an International Award Winning Toastmaster and the recipient of the Director’s Award for Excellence, from the Institute of Texan Cultures. She is also the 2006 recipient of the Boston Fund Artist Fellowship through the Greater Hartford Arts Council.
Ona Judge Staines-Runaway Slave of George Washington (Grades 4-8)
Oney Judge telling her story- If I am not for myself, who will be for me? A rich and compelling story of America’s past from the perspective of those enslaved from 1773 to 1848. The setting is 1846 and Ona is being interviewed regarding her life as an enslaved person living in the home of George and Martha Washington and her struggle to maintain a life in Greenland, NH. She provides an alternative viewpoint and experience on the nation’s social, political and economic development and how it is at odds with the principles embodied in the nation’s founding documents.
Single Performance: $715
Back to Back Performances: $1,205
Make Your Own Cornhusk Doll
2 Workshops: $715