SATURDAY 1:00-3:00PM
OCT 12, 2019

Location: La Luz Center, 17560 Greger Street

Instructor:  Ernesto Hernandez-Olmos

In this workshop students will learn the skills of the Mexican folk art of papel picado, cut paper designs.  You will get to practice this decorative craft of cutting paper into beautiful and elaborate designs.  And you will also learn the art of paper flower creation for your Day of the Dead Celebrations. Bring your family and friends to this one.

Lead by renowned Bay Area artist Ernesto Hernandez-Olmos, this workshop is the 2nd in a series of 5 cultural artistic workshops leading up “DIA SONOMA” Sonoma’s city-wide celebration of Dia de los Muertos Saturday, November 2nd from 12:00 – 6:30pm.  Sign up for all 5!  

This workshop has been supported by a generous grant from the Sonoma County Vintner’s Foundation.

$5 Donation Requested

All Levels
All Ages

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Ernesto Hernandez-Olmos

Ernesto Hernandez-Olmos


Ernesto Hernandez-Olmos is a multi-talented artist born in Oaxaca, Mexico. Formally educated in Plastic Arts at The Autonomous University, Benito Juarez of Oaxaca, Mexico. Ernesto has been engaged in art, honing his craft for over 25 years. He currently runs a wide variety of art and cultural programs in the Bay Area, drawing inspiration from the rich Oaxaca Art landscape.

Ernesto has displayed his work in some of the most prestigious art venues in North America including the National Autonomous University of Mexico City (UNAM) and The Oaxacan Institute of Culture; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY; Arts and Residence at The De Young Museum, S.F..CA. The Legion of Honor. S.F CA.  The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco CA; The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian ,Washington DC . The Olympic Stadium of Montreal, Canada.

As a multi-faceted artist working in various media, Ernesto creates through painting, sculpture, music and dance. He composes music and even designs his own instruments, which include flutes, drums, and whistles. He has painted several murals, including the ones displayed at the MacArthur Bart Station in Oakland.