Día de los Muertos – Printmaking Workshop | Taller de Grabado
Work with artist Alexis Nutini in a woodblock printing workshop that will produce some of the elements to be included in this year’s altar in Fleisher’s historic Sanctuary. Participants will learn woodcut printing techniques, including color layering and making one of a kind prints. This workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.
Trabaje con el artista Alexis Nutini en un taller de grabado que producirá algunos de los elementos que se incluirán en el altar de este año. Los participantes aprenderán técnicas de xilografía, incluyendo impresión de capas de colores y creando impresiones únicas.
About the artist:
Alexis Nutini is a cross-cultural artist who has been a resident of Philadelphia for more than 10 years. Born in Mexico and having lived in Pittsburg, Spain, and Italy, he is currently an adjunct professor at the Tyler School of Art in the printmaking department. He also runs Dos Tres Press, a printshop in South Philadelphia where he produces limited edition woodcuts influenced by his environment and diverse cultural upbringing. He also collaborates with various local artists and organizations through print-based projects. Growing up, Nutini celebrated El Dia de los Muertos by creating ofrendas with his family. He continues this tradition by working as one of Fleisher’s lead artists in our annual celebration.