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Watercolor - Original

Romance

by Veronica Rangel

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Acrylic - Original

The Fish Bowl

by Ernesto Guerra

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Acrylic - Original

Size:149 cm x 130 cm

Catrina

by Tony Collantez

Art VallARTa

RESIDENT ARTISTS

Carol Anne Anderson (12)

Ernesto Guerra (121)

Georgia Powell (73)

Ryan Pickle (40)

Sheila Seguin (3)

Tony Collantez (76)

Veronica Rangel (19)

Art VallARTa

CURRENT CLASSES

Art Supplies
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Ceramic Bead Making Class

From: MXN775.00

Facemasks will be required as well as following posted health/safety protocol

A class focused on creating your own handmade beads for beautiful jewelry and fashionable home decor items.
In this class you will create a selection of beads that can be assembled into earrings, necklaces/bracelets or keyrings etc, as well as wall hangings or table garlands. You will learn different decorating techniques such as carving, texturing and refining, along with options for assembling your beads.
The class is suitable for all levels and is a great introduction to clay for a beginner.
Discover the joy of creating your own useful, wearable art and experience the meditative process of forming beads in a fun and relaxed environment.
A minimum of three classes is recommended to see your creations through to completion. This allows time for making, drying, firing, decorating and assembling your pieces to take home

A 2 person minimum is required for this class (bring a friend!).  You will be notified at least 24 hours prior to class start date if cancelled/rescheduled

Materials kit included

Contemporary Tapestry and Weaving Workshop with Leticia Hess

From: MXN1,900.00
Facemasks and adherence to health policies in effect Air-conditioned Studio Workshop Dates #1 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday - May 10, 12, 14, 2021 - 11:00am-2:00pm - Workshop Dates #2 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday - May 24, 26, 28, 2021 - 11:00am-2:00pm When registering online, you will select the first day of the workshop and you are automatically registered for all thee days Learn textile design fundaments in tapestry, weaving, and knot making by Mexican artist and university teacher Leticia Hess at Art VallARTa.  With over 30 years of textile experience.  Leticia's work has been exhibited throughout Mexico, Europe, UK and South America Course details:
  • Mounting tapestry frame
  • Learn the various techniques in knot and stitch making
  • Color combinations, volume and textures
  • English & Spanish instruction
  • Materials for lessons are included.  Opportunities to buy additional for ongoing/special projects
Advance Registration Required

Conversational Spanish Class

From: MXN275.00

Facemasks will be required as well as following posted health/safety protocol

Classes are offered Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11:00am-12:00pm My name is José López. I am Mexican, and I love teaching Spanish! I enjoy teaching Spanish as it allows me to help others communicate in my native language. My method is simple: I encourage students to have basic and complex conversations using already known words, and by introducing words as we move further along the course. Don’t be hesitant to learn how to speak the second most spoken language in the world. Perfect for residents and visitors. Join us! You will enjoy practicing and learning Spanish during every class you take with el maestro de español José López

Wine and Design Wednesdays with Ernesto Guerra

From: MXN775.00
Wine and Design Wednesdays Wednesday 7 – 9 pm A little bit of paint, a little bit of wine, and

Freestyle Acrylic Painting Class

From: MXN675.00
Freestyle Acrylic Painting is a class where you get to do whatever theme of a painting you would like while learning. Do you have a painting idea you would like to paint and would like to do it with the guidance of an instructor? This class is great for a beginner, student or recreational painter who enjoys being around other painters. Material for painting ideas are also in the studio so you can be inspired with your projects. Ernesto Guerra will be the lead instructor for this class that happens twice weekly. You will be able to leave your painting in the studio from class to class or take your canvas home to continue at your leisure. The studio has floor and table easels for you to set up your area. Ernesto will offer basic instruction and offer critics and guidance when you want it. Ernesto is a charming, gentle teacher, and his artwork is also featured in ART VallARTA.  If you are a short term tourist this class will also offer basic supplies and the ART VallARTa store on the ground level has many size canvases and any additional supplies you might want to use during or after the class. Ernesto is fluent in English and Spanish.

Introduction to Handbuilding/Open Studio with Georgia Powell

From: MXN675.00
Facemasks will be required as well as following posted health/safety protocol Classes available Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 am - 12:30 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm & Saturdays 1:30 pm-4:00 pm This class will take the beginner student through each step of slab and coiled based handbuilding with demos and ongoing help through the class. You will be familiarized with terms, tools and processes, supporting your creative vision. You will build projects from choosing your own idea, or being inspired by the pieces in the gallery, applying techniques you learn to create a piece that is uniquely yours. This is a fundamental easy class to enjoy, inspire, and explore clay work as an artist! All students will be required to initially purchase a Clay kit, that includes 12.5 lbs of Clay, glazing and firing (scheduled)  The kit cost of 465.00 pesos (12.5 lbs)  will be added to your first class booked. A tool kit will also be required at 532.00 pesos.  Any additional classes booked you will be able to opt out of the Clay kit, until you need more clay. Those who have been former students or are back from previous years are welcome to take the assisted open studio class to continue on your ceramic journey.  

Wheel Throwing Clay

From: MXN800.00
Class available Fridays 1:00pm-3:00pm Facemasks will be required as well as following posted health/safety protocol Students  will be guided in Demo based instruction on the electric potters wheel with hands on practice, each student gets their own wheel to use during the class. You will be learning basic techniques, necessary for progressing as an artist in clay using the potters wheel and the myriad of techniques it offers. Its recommend to take at least 3 classes to see finished ceramic pieces. All students will be required to initially purchase a Clay kit, that includes 12.5 lbs of Clay, glazing and firing (scheduled)  The kit cost of 465 (12.5 lbs) or 925 (25 lbs)  pesos will be added to your first class booked.  Any additional classes booked you will be able to opt out of the Clay kit, until you need more clay. A tool kit will also be required at 532.00 pesos.  

Mexican Mondays, Culture and Art Painting Class

From: MXN675.00
Each Monday morning we will explore a tradition, icon, folk art or Mexican design. We will make artwork based on

Paper/Silk Flower Making Class

From: MXN675.00
During this class you will learn how to create flowers for every occasion. From 2 inch silk flowers to 2
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FEATURED PRODUCTS

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Catrina by Tony Collantez

MXN23,750.00
Acrylic on Canvas Original 149 cm x 130 cm  

Small Vase by Daniel Nardella

MXN200.00
Ceramic 8cm x 5 cm’ Handcrafted    

Daniel Smith Watercolor Primatek Set 5 ml 6 Colors

MXN1,200.00
PrimaTek Watercolors mix beautifully with other paints on your palette and bring excitement to the surface of a painting. They are heavier in body and settle into the valleys of your paper leaving behind wonderful granulation and texture. The pigments were carefully selected to give you a wide range of colors and textures you’ll find nowhere else. When mixed with other colors the possibilities are endless.
    The PrimaTeks:
  • Rhodonite Genuine, 5ml
  • Jadeite Genuine, 5ml
  • Amethyst Genuine, 5ml
  • Mayan Blue Genuine, 5ml
  • Hematite Genuine, 5ml
  • Piemontite Genuine, 5ml
Las acuarelas PrimaTek Watercolors se mezclan maravillosamente con otras pinturas en tu paleta y le da emocion a la superficie de pintura. Tienen mas cuerpo y se asientan en los valles de tu papel, dejando una grandiosa granulacion y textura. Los pigmentos fueron cuidadosamente seleccionados para darte una amplia gama de colores y textura que no podras encontrar en otro producto. Cuando se mezclan, las posibilidades de colores no tienen fin.
    Los colores PrimaTek son los siguientes:
  • Rhodonite Genuine, 5ml
  • Jadeite Genuine, 5ml
  • Amethyst Genuine, 5ml
  • Mayan Blue Genuine, 5ml
  • Hematite Genuine, 5ml
  • Piemontite Genuine, 5ml

Laguna Clay WC‑953 Max’s Paper Clay

MXN1,080.00
Fires gray-stony-white in reduction at cone 10, off white at cone 5 oxidation, and bright white at cone 05 (raku). It is a medium textured, low shrinkage body designed for large-scale hand-built sculpture and tile work where thick cross sections (up to 1 inch) are anticipated. Contains a moderate amount of fine and medium mesh grog..
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