Summer Camp 2022 (8 - 11 years): Portraits of Nature

Ended - Monday 18 July 2022

Alonsa Guevara is a New York-based artist originally from Rancagua, Chile. Her paintings are a window to an imaginary universe where the lines between fantasy and reality are blurred. Guevara’s work explores questions of womanhood, identity and belonging while celebrating the connection between humankind and nature.

Her main inspiration derives from the experiences of living in three different countries, and is especially impacted by the formative memories of her childhood spent living in the Ecuadorian rainforest with her family.

After living in Ecuador for seven years, Alonsa moved back to Chile to receive her BFA from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in 2009. In 2011, she moved to New York to complete the MFA Program at the New York Academy of Art. She was awarded the Elizabeth Greenshields Grant in 2013 and received the Academy's Fellowship award in 2015.

Alonsa's work has been published in Forbes Magazine, Time Out NYC Magazine, VICE, among others and has been exhibited internationally, including China, Mexico, Denmark, Argentina and Chile. Her most recent solo show Apparitions was in February 2021 at Anna Zorina Gallery in NYC.

Schedule:

Date: 18 July 2022
Time:
10 am - 1 pm

Age Limit:

Ages 8 to 11 years

Capacity:

13 spaces left

Location:

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Fees:

AED 250.00 (+VAT)

Please note that fees are non-refundable.

Summer Camp 2022 is back at Tashkeel with 2 weeks of new workshops for young artists and designers. Each workshop ranges is led by a teaching artist in the UAE, and participants will take home their creations after every workshop!

To sign up for the full week of workshops at a discounted rate, go here.

It's painting time! This workshop with artist Alonsa Guevara will introduce realistic portraiture of natural objects in a fun, messy and fruitful workshop. Using acrylic paint and a variety of different foods, the young painters will use their chosen object as a model and learn to observe patterns, colours and details. These observations will then help them to paint their own acrylic portrait of a fruit, vegatable or mushroom.

Opening Hours

Sunday - Thursday: 9am - 10pm
Friday:
8am - 12pm


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