Through the Study Abroad program, Pratt offers immersive art experiences led by local instructors in some of Mexico's most beautiful and invigorating settings. Click on class titles below for full details and to register.
Join Kamla Kakaria for a week long mixed media printmaking intensive in Chacala, Mexico (one hour north of Puerto Vallarta) where the jungle meets the ocean. Work for 5 days with Maestro Miguel Perez at his studio Grafica Chacala and our own Larry Calkins to create works that combine sketching, printmaking and journaling. Be inspired by the petroglyphs at Alta Vista. Swim in the warm waters of the Pacific. Tuition includes lodging for seven nights (Saturday to Saturday) giving students a day to explore Chacala before the workshop begins. Prerequisite: None. Click here for full details.
Learn the techniques behind an historic style of Mexican jewelry in one of Mexico's most beautiful cities. Our class will focus on joyeria pajarito or "little bird jewelry," a distinctively baroque style developed during Guanajuato's colonial period. Our instructor Francisco Garcia-Guevara is a master jeweler who learned the style from his own father. Students will work in silver to creative a pendant with several layers and elements, experiencing sandcasting, die-stamping, chasing, engraving, patination, and soldering. Prerequisite: Some silver soldering experience. Click here for full details
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