SFArtsED is thrilled to present a series of free visual-arts workshops which will take place every Third Saturday of each month from 2–4 PM in the SFArtsED gallery at 1275 Minnesota Street. Taught by SFArtsED Artist Mentors, these making-oriented events are geared towards visitors of all ages who are interested in creative expression! From shadow puppet-making to paper-pulp sculpture and beyond, these workshops are a great way to learn about new art processes and techniques. Materials are provided and drop-ins are welcome.

UPCOMING: Saturday, May 20th, 2–4PM

Join us Saturday, May 20, from 2-4 pm for a free collage workshop with SFArtsED Artist Mentor and current Artist-in-Residence Agelio Batle. Learn the basics of visual composition and design through the process of de-construction and re-assembly of existing images. This workshop is geared for all ages and materials will be provided.

you can learn more about Agelio’s artist residency here

Agelio Batle has been an SFArtsED Master Artist Mentor since 1994. He earned an MFA from California College of Arts and Crafts (now CCA), graduating with High Distinction honors. Batle’s artwork includes stage design, art installation, performance art, drawing, and sculpture, and has been shown in museums and galleries across the United States—including the American Craft Museum in New York, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. Mr. Batle’s work is in the collections of Nelson Mandela, President Bill Clinton, George Lucas, and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, among others. Visit the artist’s website at: https://www.ageliobatle.com/ or @batlestudio