Terravita Art League



Southwestern Native American Inspired Gourd Art



Class: Southwestern Native American Inspired Gourd Art

Instructor: Arturo Ramirez

Medium: hand painted gourds

Date(s): Saturday, March 9, 2024

Time: 9am - 4pm

Cost: $120


Class Description:

Native American Southwestern art motifs and styles remain highly popular. In this experience, Arturo will guide you through the process of creating a one of a kind hand painted art piece. Numerous tricks and gourd information will be shared. Native American cultural information will be discussed. Arturo is known for his easy going style of teaching and wealth of knowledge. Numerous and varied art motifs will be demonstrated. Learn one or learn all! Beginner to Master artists will all find the information and knowledge useful to take your artistic abilities to the next level.


Instructor Biography:

Arturo has worked specifically with gourds for the past 38 years. Focusing on the historical background and human interaction with, and use of gourds. Arturo is an Arizona Grand Master Gourd Artist, Invited Instructor at the Wuertz Gourd festival, Wintercount Primitive Skills Invited Instructor and a Pueblo Grande museum Invited Gourd demonstrator. For the past 38 years has instructed literally hundreds of gourd experiences throughout the southwest. As a self taught gourd artist, this perspective has given Arturo a vast base of knowledge into every aspect of turning a humble gourd into a one of a kind art piece.



Full refund if cancelling 2 weeks before class, half refund before class, no refund once class begins.


Supply List:

All supplies included in this class.


Class Sizes:

Minimum Class Size: 8

Maximum Class Size: 15


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All Classes Are Held in the Desert Pavilion Art Room, 34109 N. 69th Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85266

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