Learn about the Black maker community in Pittsburgh and make your own craft.
About the Artist
Nisha Blackwell is the Homewood-raised founder of Knotzland Bowties, a sustainable bowtie company committed to sourcing and reducing high-quality textile discards and repurposing them into high-quality bowties. Nisha’s passion is in the intentional growth of sustainable communities as she trains and provides skills through Knotzland as well as advocating around the growth and engagement for Marginalized Makers in the City.
About the Program:
This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley. Twelve artist-collaborators lead events and performances throughout the neighborhood. Each project explores the connections between past, present and future.