Mosaic I Intensive Weekend Workshop
Instructor: Brenda L. Montanile
Dates & Times: Friday, March 15th, 6:30pm-9pm, Saturday & Sunday, March 16th-17th, 2024, 9am-4pm
This informative 2 ½ day weekend workshop is geared towards both beginners and those who are primarily self-taught and want to learn about basic techniques, tools and materials. Students gain confidence and receive a solid foundation of new skills all in one full weekend. The workshop covers cutting techniques, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout and grouting. Students are introduced to both traditional and contemporary techniques, a wide variety of materials and have the opportunity to complete two projects during the workshop. Students are encouraged to experiment with color and texture to begin to discover the possibilities of mosaic. Come experience the endless possibilities of this beautiful artform!
All materials are included. No prerequisite.
Brenda L. Montanile is a mosaic artist and teacher residing in Puerto Rico, where she founded a nonprofit organization which has been developing and creating community-based mosaic projects and educational workshops since 2011. As a student of The Chicago Mosaic School since 2012, she has completed its full program of workshops. Brenda has participated in both juried and invitational shows in galleries in Puerto Rico, the Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics in Chicago, Bethany Arts Community in New York, and Mosaic Arts International.