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Southwest Gourd Painting (intermediate class) Dominic Arquero

2 dates from September 15 2012 - November 3 2012
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
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    • Sep 15
    • Saturday, September 15, 2012,
    • 10:00 AM
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    • Sep 16
    • Sunday, September 16, 2012,
    • 3:00 PM
    • Nov 03
    • Saturday, November 3, 2012,
    • 10:00 AM
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    • Nov 04
    • Sunday, November 4, 2012,
    • 1:00 PM


2012 Pueblo Artist Workshop Series
Southwest Gourd Painting (Intermediate Class) with Dominic Arquero, Cochiti Pueblo

2 Separate Independent Workshops - Saturday/Sunday 10a.m. -  3p.m. each day
   Class #1: September 8th & 9th 

   Class #2: September 15th & 16th  

Registration Fee: $65.00
Materials: All materials included.

Workshop Description:
Dominic Arguero has worked extensively with gourds for the past 15 years. He has exhibited and sold work throughout the country in public and private collections. All students will learn how to open and cut, clean inside and out, design, paint and seal Southwest style gourds.


Please, adults only.
Students will be working hands-on with sharp tools and electronic power tools. Students to bring work clothes. You are going to get your hands dirty. Also, bring artist paint brushes and antique designs that you would like to attempt.  Larger gourds will be available on site for sale if someone is interested in working on a larger scale.


Workshop fee includes small and medium gourds, paint, most brushes and all cutting equipment.

Please call 505.603.7613 with questions.

Dominique Arquero is an enrolled member of Cochiti Pueblo in New Mexico and has had a long career in the arts. Growing up in a world steeped in cultural richness, his work reflects the intensity of his tribal heritage. Through his ingenuity, Arquero has brought his influence together to create works of art that represent traditional tribal themes, yet lean toward the innovativeness of contemporary pieces. Arquero was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico and received his formal education at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe majoring in two-dimensional arts. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Arts with a minor in Political Science at the College of Santa Fe.  Aside from teaching, lecturing and hosting numerous shows and Pow-wows, he has participated in many art shows and exhibits across the country while winning awards and honors since the 1970’s. He has also been included in various art publications. He has served in various prestigious organizations such as the Santa Fe Council for the Arts, and the Native American Artist Association, Inc.  Arquero believes he has been blessed with a gift that he needs to express and share with the rest of the world and is fortunate to be able to make a living doing what he loves. His work is his life and his life is his work.


No refunds on cancellations less than 48 hours before the class start time.
All other cancellations / refunds will be charged a minimum refund fee of 4.99% of class price plus $2.

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