Grow as an artist during this fun and exciting afternoon of creating monotypes. Instructor Tony Ortega will demonstrate the process of mixing ink, cutting paper, and printing on the press. After experimenting with different techniques and effects, each participant will create their own prints. The last hour of the workshop includes an artist critique where each student will gain valuable feedback and learn ways to improve as an artist. All materials are included.
Tony Ortega holds an MFA in drawing and painting from the University of Colorado and is currently an associate professor for Regis University. He is the recipient of the coveted Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts (1999) and the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts (1998). He has been a working artist and teacher for the past 30 years and is known for his vibrant, colorful artwork. Tony Ortega’s lifelong goal is to contribute to a better understanding of cultural diversity by addressing the culture, history and experiences of Latinos through his art. His work can be found in Denver Art Museum, Los Angles County Museum and the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center. Tony’s artwork can be found in Denver, Colorado at the William Havu Gallery. He has exhibited in United States, Latin America and other parts of the world. For more information, please visit his web site at: www.tonyortega.net