Multi-media Collage: Spring Blossoms and Poetic Language

Multi-media Collage: Spring Blossoms and Poetic Language

Date(s) - April 14, 2024
10:30 am - 1:00 pm


Join us for an immersive journey celebrating the ethereal beauty of blossoms like sakura (cherry) and ume (plum) in a mixed-media creative workshop. Immerse yourself in the cultural influence of Japan in occidental art techniques. We will also explore the art of poetry and its profound connection to the transient beauty of these delicate blooms. This workshop will blend hands-on artistic expression using a variety of paper including recycled, artistic media, and natural materials with insightful cultural references, inviting participants to create their own unique pieces inspired by the essence of springtime through art and nature.

  • No previous experience necessary; bring your love of learning
  • Registration closes Saturday, April 13th at 4:00pm
  • Ticket price includes supply fees
  • Class details will be emailed closer to the program date!

About the instructor: Clara-Julia Peru is a poet, photographer, artist, and nature guide from Marseille, France. After a career in fine dining and event planning, in arts management and higher education, she currently tailors creative and seasonal workshops.  These workshops support a variety of educational, environmental, and health organizations that promote sustainability, artistic expression and wellness. She guides her participants with trust, respect, and self empowerment thanks to her skills in Emotional Focus Therapy, in MHFA, and as a Wilderness First Aid instructor.

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If you qualify for an Oregon income assistance program, please email for details about further discounted program rates. You may also request free Trimet passes to and from Washington Park thanks to our partners at Explore Washington Park.

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Bookings are closed for this event.

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