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Portuguese Azulejos

Explore the artistry of Portuguese Azulejos at our upcoming workshop! Join our instructor Xavier to design and hand-paint your own traditional or modern interpretation of these iconic tiles. This workshop is tailored to provide an engaging experience for all skill levels. We will be exploring a number of techniques, and you will finish by creating your own work of art. After firing, your finished tile will be available for pickup within two weeks. Join us for an unforgettable opportunity to discover the beauty and magic of this timeless art form!

About Instructor: Xavier Pereira

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My name is Xavier Pereira, and I’m a painter and photographer based in Fort Collins. Traditionally I’ve done acrylic paintings, but I’ve been more and more involved in making my own natural earth pigments from my travels, and using them in my work. My creative journey intertwines with the natural environment, where I find profound connections and endless inspiration. Through these traditional processes of sourcing, collecting, and crafting pigments from the earth itself, I aim to forge a tangible link between my artwork, and the landscapes that inspire it.

I’m also Portuguese, and Portuguese tiles, azulejos, have been a big part of my upbringing and inspiration for my work. They can be found all throughout Portugal and remind me of family. The practice of making them has been a lovely avenue for connecting the past and present, and exploring the new. In sum, my art is a testament to the beauty of our natural world, a celebration of process, and an underscore of the transformative power of collective creativity.

Cost: $30

Dates and Times:

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

6 – 8pm

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Apr 10 2024


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Museum of Art Fort Collins
Museum of Art Fort Collins
Museum of Art Fort Collins, Fort Collins, Colorado


Museum of Art Fort Collins
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