Workshops

Live in Barichara an Artistic and Human Adventure !
Workshops (1/2 day) offered by Barichara's artists
For your next stay in Barichara, we propose to introduce you to the art and local craft techniques. This unique experience takes place directly in the artists' workshops*. During this more intimate encounter with the most beautiful village of Colombia, you will discover Barichara through the life and work of its artists and artisans.
The activity program is organized according to the availability of artists and craftsmen. The workshops have a duration of 2 to 4 hours and take place in the morning or afternoon. Prices vary depending on the number of participants. The best price is obtained from 3 people. We invite you to form a group and enjoy this adventure in Barichara.

Infos : Shop Satori, calle 6#7-56, Barichara - Tel : 321 834 39 64 - artepolis.taller@gmail.com
*It is to preserve this spirit of meeting and sharing that we offer these workshops to small groups. (For larger groups, please write us and we will study your request)
NIRKO ANDRADE
Indigenous traditional weaving

www.akunkana.org
Graduated from the School of Fine Arts of the National University, Nirko has spend the last 30 years studying and preserving indigenous weaving techniques. In the village of Guane, ancestral land of weavers, Nirko built his museum, a place for the preservation and teaching of these techniques, open to those who wish to learn raditional weaving of bags and hammocks.

Duration 4 hour
Groupe maximum
6 persons
if the group is 4 persons
Price per person
40 000 pesos

EUGENIA GARCES
Hats in natural fibers

Eugenia is among the few who still practice this ancient craft, transforming natural fibers such as rush, nacuma or banana bark into beautiful hats. Hat weaving was once a very common craft in the region of Santander. Eugenia learned with Doña Eugenia Vargas Helena and is now in charge of passing on this knowledge to future generations.

Duration 1 hour
Groupe maximum
2 persons
if the group is 2 persons
Price per person
15 000 pesos

JIMENA RUEDA JAIME VILLA
Raku

Jimena and Jaime have been creating utilitarian and artistic handmade objects for over 20 years. The Raku course is divided into two sessions: glazing and firing. Each participant will hand-glaze 3 objects using different application techniques and, once dry, place them in the oven and partake in the firing process. With Raku technique, the clay, the glazes and the fire combine into surprising results.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
4 persons
if the group is 4 persons
Price per person
90 000 pesos

ANGELICA VANEGAS
Jewelry

With Angelica Vanegas, a graduate and professor at the School of Crafts Santo Domingo de Bogota, you will discover the basic principles of jewel design and techniques for creating accessories such as bracelets and necklaces. You can explore the techniques of permeated wood, beaten silver and laminated copper, together with the basics of gemology.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
3 persons
if the group is 3 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

YASMITH BELTRÁN
Drawing

www.anilesplasticas.info
Yasmith is an artist, and the founder - together with Carlos Santamaría - of Añil Gallery. This drawing course invites pupils to contemplate Barichara through a set of exercises of different rhythms which aim to open our eyes and create compositions of various spaces. You will learn to use charcoal crayons and a viewfinder, which is a basic tool used in composition.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
6 persons
if the group is 4 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

CARLOS SANTAMARIA
Collage

www.anilesplasticas.info
The course aims to develop a collage exercise based on the composition of a portrait from scraps of printed images pasted on a cardboard backing on which there is already the sketch of a face. Carlos invites us to enter the world of artistic creation and to use the human portrait as a method of self-exploration.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
6 persons
if the group is 4 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

MARCELA CARRASCO
Weaving whit recycled materials

Marcela Carrasco is a born weaver and teacher. For 20 years she has been leading weaving workshops and creating products made of recycled materials with an ecological focus. During this course, you will work on a traditional loom with materials that are typical of the region, such sisal and cotton, combined with newspaper, plastic bags and packaging to explore how to combine ancient crafts with contemporary language.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
3 persons
if the group is 3 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

NATHALIE AGREDO
Origami

Nathalie’s memories and heart are profoundly linked to paper. She grew up expressing herself through this material, molding it into different shapes. As an origami teacher she creates ways for people to discover their artistic talent, as well as provoking new insights into geometry to help you create your own sculptures with such a simple material as is paper!

Duration 2 hour
Groupe maximum
6 persons
if the group is 4 persons
Price per person
20 000 pesos

NOHRA SANCHEZ
Bahareque construction

Nohra learned the craft of natural building whilst working for six years with Jose Raul Moreno (specialist in earth construction). Bahareque is one of the most humble and ancient building techniques of this region very common in country homes. This fun and educational workshop is especially designed for children so they can discover one of the oldest ways to build a house.

Duration 4 hour
Groupe maximum
6 persons
if the group is 4 persons
Price per person
40 000 pesos

VICENTE CADENA
Wooden sculpture

Vicente was born in Barichara in a family of carpenters, although he later moved on to wood sculpture, creating unique pieces from rustic trunks. The workshop offers insight into a traditional craft, an introduction to different kinds of local wood and the tools used in wood carving. And if you wish, Vicente will also give you an insight into Barichara’s past.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
4 persons
if the group is 4 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

MARTHA RUIZ
Watercolors

Marta is an architect and watercolor artist. Her work shows us brilliant flashes of colors produced by a drop of water through the light. Her workshop will explore the technique of painting outdoors with watercolor whilst contemplating the most picturesque sites in Barichara.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
4 persons
if the group is 4 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

JENNY RAMIREZ
Experimental jewelry

Jenny Ramirez explores spatial and sensorial processes applied to jewelry. She uses materials with personal meaning to highlight the expression of a concept. The aim of the workshop is to develop this process of creating a unique piece with elements found locally and to explore new ways of spatial and physical communication.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
3 persons
if the group is 3 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

SEBASTIAN RUEDA
Pottery

The workshop aims to explore the wonderful sensation of throwing a pot on a wheel, and the infinite variety of pottery techniques. With Sebastian, you can create a ceramic piece using your hands as the main tool, while learning about a material which serves to make artistic and utilitarian objects.

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
3 persons
if the group is 3 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

OSWALDO VILLAMIZAR
Photography

The photography workshop starts with a basic descricción elements and the use of the camera, and then move to a practical course where each participant, using his camera during a circuit, be able take pictures of what interests him. The topics will be the fauna and flora or the colonial architecture of Barichara

Duration 3 hour
Groupe maximum
3 persons
if the group is 3 persons
Price per person
30 000 pesos

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