Get inspired by one of Mexico’s most prolific and critically acclaimed artists!
Get inspired by one of Mexico’s most prolific and critically acclaimed artists! Credited for bringing international attention to 20th–century Mexican art, Rufino Tamayo (Mexican, active New York, 1899–1991) is known world wide for his distinctive use of vibrant colors and textured surfaces. Gain an understanding of how Tamayo represented Mexico’s cultural heritage in his paintings, prints and murals through the use of native and ancient art forms. Then, experiment with color mixing and surface manipulation to make an original painting of your own.
Instructors Kristi’s passion for all forms of art began as a child when she was a dancer and evolved into a fascination with the social and emotional significance of art movements, techniques and narrative during her graduate studies. She earned her Master of Arts in Film Studies from Chapman University and now bridges her appreciation of art with her
interest in teaching and education. Although her degree is in film, Kristi believes that an understanding of all forms of art allows for greater engagement with any artwork, as all mediums inform one another.