Offramp Gallery = 1702 Lincoln Avenue = Pasadena, CA 91103 = 626.298.6931 
Summer Watercolor & Gouache Workshop
 Patssi Valdez

 August 10, 17, 24, 10am - 1pm
Offramp Gallery is pleased to announce a summer workshop with renowned artist Patssi Valdez, focusing on her gouache and watercolor techniques. 

No prior experience needed. 

Adults only.

  • Three sessions: Saturdays , 10am-1pm, August 10, 17 & 24, 2013 
  • Tuition: $350
  • Materials are not included (materials list and other information will be sent upon registration)
  • Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis
Patssi Valdez, Teatime at the Seaside, 2009, gouache on watercolor paper, 10" x 14"
About Patssi Valdez

Patssi Valdez is best known for her paintings and early performance work with the avant-garde art group ASCO. She received her BFA from Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles and was named outstanding alumni in the 1980s. In 2013 Valdez was invited to serve Regents' Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2005, she was named the “Latina of Excellence in the Cultural Arts” by the U.S. Congressional Hispanic Caucus. 

Valdez is a founding member of the avant-garde art group ASCO, which was recognized with a traveling retrospective, ASCO: Elite of the Obscure at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2011. It then traveled to Williams College in Boston, MA and MUAC in Mexico City. 

In 2013 Valdez was invited to teach a paper workshop at MUAC in Mexico City. This fall she will be traveling to the Nottingham Museum in Nottingham, England where she will be collaborating with fashion students on a paper fashion show and installation at the Museum.

She is the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, the Brody Arts Fellowship in Visual Arts and the Alma Awards. Her art work is in several major collections, including the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.; The Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; The San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; the El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX; Williams College Museum of Art, Boston,MA.; and the Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE. Valdez's art has been featured at the Latin Grammies.

Patssi presently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.
Click here to register and for payment information. 
Tuition is non-refundable.