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Monday, April 15, 2024

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Alebrijes Demonstration

Alebrijes Demonstration

Studio
Monday, Apr 15, 2024, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Meet artists Armando Jimenez and his son Alejandro who are visiting from Oaxaca, Mexico. They will demonstrate carving and painting as they create Alebrijes.  Alebrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantasy and mythical creatures made of wood and Papier-mâché.  Explore books featuring Jimenez family artwork and folk art of Mexico.  This will be a live demonstration and the artists can answer questions about the history of this art form. 

Studio
 
6pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm
RELIEF LINOCUT PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP

RELIEF LINOCUT PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP

*Offsite
Monday, Apr 15, 2024, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

RELIEF LINOCUT

This class aims to introduce you to linoleum relief carving and printing. This class will provide you with a block, tools, and paper you will need to design and make your own handmade prints. Prints will be made by hand burnishing as well as using a fine art printing press. No experience necessary, all levels are welcome. (adult)

Please note this class takes place in Thurber Park (3325 Thurber Ave, Madison, WI 53714) as part of the Thurber Park Artist-In-Residence Program.

*Offsite