Mariana Monteagudo

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Instructor, Mariana Monteagudo

Coming from a strong family tradition of ceramists in Venezuela, Mariana loves giving a second life to objects that are discarded by our society. Like a waste picker, she walks around neighborhoods to salvage gems from people's bulk trashes, rescuing textiles or baseball balls, plastic bottles of orange juice or an old unkempt teddy bear. Mariana also visits local thrift stores looking for unwanted objects that may excite her creativity, contributing with the processes of upcycling and reuse. To her, everything has potential for inspiration and hybridism, and that's the way she lives her life: continuously seeking, always resuscitating abandoned things, permanently combining and thinking ahead of time and placing her faith into the most unimagined creations. But when you see those dolls, everything makes sense, and a magical symbiosis is initiated, resulting in the reflection of today’s globalized and interconnected world.

Specialty

Ceramics
Mixed Media
Textiles

Upcoming Sessions

Nov, 2021

Ceramics and Pottery (Ages 9-12)
 Youth (Ages 9-12)
 Studio B
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$152.00
Ceramics and Pottery
 Adults
 Studio B
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$240.00
Ceramics and Pottery
 Adults
 Studio B
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$240.00
Handbuilding
 Adults
 Studio B
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$272.00
Ceramics and Pottery (Ages 9-12)
 Youth (Ages 9-12)
 Studio B
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$152.00

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