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Paper Pulp Sculpture Workshop with CHIAOZZA

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Saturday, April 6, 11 AM- 2 PM or
Saturday, April 6, 3 - 6 PM

Poketo Project Space at ROW DTLA
777 S. Alameda St. #174 Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 372 - 5686

Paper pulp, typically used to make paper, is also a beautiful and versatile sculpting material. Paper pulp is a friendly, easy-to-use substance that creates a beautifully textured surface for painting, drawing on, or leaving raw. It's also a great way to recycle all kinds of paper into fun and beautiful art and a great alternative to clay that does not require a kiln.

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to make your own pulp using recycled paper, and how to build simple armatures or frameworks using custom and ready-made objects. Then we will also explore methods for painting and finishing small paper pulp sculptures.

  • clothes that don’t mind getting messy
  • a ready-made object to use as a framework. (this can be a simple dollar store item no larger than 8x8x8")
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     (rhymes with “wowza” or “yowza”) is the collaborative studio of artists Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao. Based in New York City since 2011, the duo’s work explores play and craft across a range of mediums, including painted sculpture, installation, works on paper, public art, and photography.

    They have exhibited in solo shows at Wave Hill in The Bronx, NY; Vox Populi in Philadelphia, PA; Long Island University in Brooklyn; Owen James Gallery in Brooklyn, NY; Cooler Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and CY Fiore in New York, NY, along with numerous group shows in the U.S. and internationally. The studio has installed public artworks in Gainesville, FL; Greenport, NY; and throughout New York City, including Central Park and Tappen Park. Together, Frezza and Chiao have been artists-in-residence at Villa Lena (Tuscany, Italy), Kökarkultur (Kökar, Finland), Starry Night (Truth or Consequences, NM), The School of Making Thinking (Delancey, NY), The Lloyd Library (Cincinnati, OH), Shell House Arts (Roxbury, NY), and BRIC Media Arts (Brooklyn, NY). In 2017, they installed an acre-spanning sculpture garden with 32 large-scale works for the Coachella Arts & Music Festival in Indio, CA. 

    • Light snacks and all materials are included and you’ll receive a 15% discount at Poketo Project Space as well as all future workshops. Please read our Workshop FAQ for more info. 
    • When you arrive at the brand new Poketo Project Space at the Row, a new community of independent retailers and restaurants, you can find free street parking along Alameda or park in the ROW parking structure for a $12 daily fee. 
    If you are no longer able to attend, we are able to provide online store credit only if the cancellation is made more than two weeks prior to the course date. Should you have any questions, or if this workshop is sold out and you would like to be put on a waiting list, please visit our Workshops FAQ's page or email