Feb 18 2022


11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cardboard Art / Paper Mache Workshop with Octavio Ignacio Pérez

“Polacata Cardboard Flour Paste Beings”
February 18 & 19
11am – 2pm

In this workshop you will learn:
A short history of Cardboard Art (Cartonería)
Structure and support the piece
Using paper to give the figure form
Color and decoration
Exhibition of the cardboard piece

About the artist: Octavio Ignacio Pérez is an cardboard artist, upholsterer, and poet. He has dedicated his work to social, cultural, educational and literary processes. Born in Chapala, Jalisco in 1985, Octavio has worked in San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo and Jalisco for the last 18 years. He published “Deja que lleguen las moscas” in Guadalajara in 2014 and the poems “Canto medular” and “El jardín de las bromelias”  in San Luís Potosí in 2014. He currently teaches Cardboard Workshops and serves as the Coordinator of the Cultural Department in San Antonio Tlayacapan.

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