Pueblo Frescos / August 27
Pueblo Frescos is an exciting medium of working with earthen plasters and natural pigments. Participants will experience and learn an ancient art form that many indigenous tribes have used throughout the southwest. This wet on wet process allows you to create a unique fresco with textures, adding willow reeds and colorful pigments of choice, on a 12″ x 12″ hand-made panel board.
This unique workshop will give an opportunity to learn how the environment offers resources for creativity. Using natural pigments found on the earth is exciting to explore new ways to express your own one of kind Pueblo Fresco.
DATE & TIME:
10 AM – 4 PM
WHAT TO BRING:
- An apron or old t-shirt for plastering and painting
- Participants can bring their favorite brushes
- Your sketches or ideas
No experience required, limited to ages 16 and up
125.00 per person tuition
75.00 per person materials (paid to the instructor)
Mancos Public Library
211 W 1st St
Minimum 4 student. Maximum 10 students.
10 in stock
About The Instructor:
Deborah Jojola explores the unique position held by Pueblo women curators, art consultants, and artists as essential keepers of tradition and cultural identity, while also taking a leading role in sharing this living culture with the world outside the Pueblo. Utilizing centuries-old art forms, Deborah also introduced innovations in subject, form and techniques. She has served as curator of exhibitions at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico and has professional knowledge working as an artist with national and international museums, including Museum of Fine Arts in Yekaterinburg, Russia, and the International Symposium in Tokyo, Japan.