Tamayo and Color

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
6 - 8:30 PM

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Three Tuesdays: March 10 - 24

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.

No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise.

Instructor Yoli Manzo is well known as a highly creative mixed media artist in the Sacramento area, where she now resides. Yoli has immersed herself in making and exhibiting her Latino influenced art that includes icons such as Frida Kahlo, Santos, Guadalupe, vivid colors and edgy sensibility. Folk art and abstracts are a large focus of her recent works.

Yoli has exhibited her art work at numerous galleries, on television and at art festivals throughout Northern California. In addition to creating art, Yoli teaches mixed media workshops at her studio as well as a guest teacher at other studios and venues.


$95 members
$120 nonmembers

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Rufino Tamayo (Mexican, active New York, 1899–1991), Laughing Woman, 1950. Oil on canvas, 39 1/2 in. x 32 in. (100.33 cm x 81.28 cm), Crocker Art Museum Purchase, 1965.27.

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