1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Pablo Perea / Starts December 8, 2012
About Pablo: Studio Arts Instructor, Adult & Children’s Programs
Pablo Perea, an artist from Cuba, lives in Santa Fe, NM with his wife Allison and son Theo. Pablo has been a professional artist for more than 18 years with a body of work of more than 3000 portraits. Born in 1970, Guines, La Habana, Cuba. Pablo Perea grew up in Guines, Cuba, just outside of Havana. He graduated 1995 from University of Havana with a degree in Medicine. He worked for several years as a general practitioner before turning solely to art in 1996. Pablo Perea is a self-taught artist. Among his recent accomplishments is a 10′ x 15′ mural that served as the backdrop for the Apple Tree Theatre production of Cuban playwright Nilo Cruz’s Two Sisters and a Piano, for which Pablo was nominated for a Jeff Award for Special Achievement in Theatre.
“It’s hard to be an artist in Cuba because everybody is an artist. Everybody paints, everybody dances and everybody is a musician. Everyone does something about creation, the heart there is beating. But I had to be a painter. It’s part of who I am.” – Pablo Perea
When: December 8 & 15th, 10am – 4pm (2 Saturdays)
Where: Tarnoff Art Center / 4 Wildflower Lane Rowe, NM 87562
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
Max. Attendees: 12
Website/Blog Address: http://www.tarnoffartcenter.