Peruvian Artists in Residence: Frida Echegaray Monnet & Gloria Paulova Valdivia Reynoso

Monday, November 13, 2017 – Saturday, November 18, 2017

Location: Firehouse Cultural Center

Event type: Artists in Residence

Gloria Paulova Valdivia Reynoso, Director at the Centro de Arte y Terrapia “Matisse,” is a multimedia artist working with print, ceramics, and digital photography. Frida Echegaray Monnet, Professor at the Centro de Arte y Terrapia “Matisse,” works with print, ceramics, and art restoration. Both currently live and work in Arequipa, Peru.

Art Exhibition & Opening Reception

Monday, November 13, 6:30 p.m. — FREE

Join the FCC Board of Directors, guests and artists Reynoso and Monnet for a wine and cheese reception as you view their works and welcome them to Florida.

Artist Led Workshops

Visual Dialogue

Tuesday, November 14, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

This is a lively approach to exploring a creative dialogue between couples or friends. Participants work in pairs, one begins by putting a stain of color on canvas that communicates something and the other answers using color according to what the first has done, thus creating a start to a visual dialogue. Wine & cheese will be served.

Instructor: Gloria Valdivia Reynoso. Materials provided. Workshop is limited to 15 pairs. Adults.

Purchase one ticket for TWO people.

Tuition: $60 per pair, Non-Members | $40 per pair, Members

My Emotions to Light — Linocut Prints

Wednesday, November 15, 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

This workshop is appropriate for students of all levels. Excellent opportunity for Professional Development Hours for teachers. Participants get to know themselves as they express what they feel by representing themselves as an animal, a plant, an object, or an emotion, to be captured in linocut prints.

Instructor: Gloria Valdivia Reynoso. Materials provided. Teens & Adults. 

Tuition: $20 Non-Members | $10 Members

Expressiveness of Line in Art

Friday, November 17, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

This workshop will awaken positive emotions, enhance concentration and creativity. Learn a special technique of drawing, moving designs to glass, applying relief and using glass paint. This activity is lots of fun and reduces stress.

Instructor: Frida Echegaray Monnet. Materials provided. Adults.

Tuition: $35 Non-Members | $25 Members

Saturday, November 18 — FREE Events

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. — FREE Gallery Viewing

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. — Opera Tampa mini-performance with Q & A

3:00 – 6:00 p.m. — FREE Artists Talk & Reception

Workshop sizes are limited. Reserve now to secure your space. Become a member to enjoy special pricing.

If you don’t see your desired ticket listed below, call the Firehouse, 813-645-7651 to see if any spaces have become available.

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