Join Sacramento-based artist Ramona Garcia for an art workshop celebrating Mexican paper-mache dolls, tradition, and storytelling. In this workshop you will create your own doll using custom made molded forms by Ramona, strings, embellishments, and paint. You will also learn about the history of the paper-mache doll as a traditional and indigenous form of art from Mexico as well as its use with practices of art therapy.
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Ramona Garcia is a paper-mache and visual artist whose work is inspired by her cultural upbringing and Mexican healing traditions, particularly folk art & paper mache doll-making from her native community of Guanajuato. Her current practice focuses on the craft of creating such dolls with the purpose of facilitating workshops as a form of art therapy.
She graduated from the Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley in 2012 and currently resides in Sacramento, California where she shares her passion for this art at cultural community centers and Universities across the country. Her mission is to honor these folkloric traditions by raising awareness about artisan work, cultural revitalization and bridging together traditional art-making with practices of art therapy.