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31 July - 05 August 2023
In the evocative setting of the city par excellence linked to this ancient and noble art you will experience the thrill of making your own design with the colored tiles of Venetian enamels and noble marbles. You will be guided by mosaic artist Carolina Zanelli, a teacher with many years of experience as a conductor of mosaic courses and masters in Italy and abroad.
The course will take place at the Hotel Rigel, located in the Lido of Venice, and will include 6 days of morning classes and 1 afternoon dedicated to the scheduled visit, while you will be free during the remaining afternoons to visit the city on your own, enjoy the Lido beach or simply continue in the shade of the trees in the garden of the Hotel Rigel to lay one tile after another to shape your creativity, your mosaic.
Room cost: €540 in a single room (arrival Sunday, departure Saturday morning) The first course will take place from Monday, July 31 to Saturday, August 5, and the second course will take place from Monday, October 9 to Saturday, October 14 inclusive, both for a total of 24 hours in total
Supplement second accompanying person in double room € 39.00 per night.
Course cost: € 460 with 6 days of class (4 hours daily total) plus the possibility to work in the afternoon beyond class time; material and equipment are the responsibility of the teacher and the mosaic made will remain with the student.
The course will take place with a minimum of 3 participants.click for event link
She was born in Udine, after the classical high school she graduated in cello at the Conservatory of Castelfranco Veneto (Tv), but then she changed direction and in 1995 she graduated as a mosaic teacher at the Mosaic School of Friuli in Spilimbergo (Pn). Since then she has lived mainly making and teaching mosaic in Italy and abroad. Starting from many years of experience as a teacher at the Mosaic School of Friuli, with which she still collaborates for short courses, she has specialized in the latter by collaborating with many institutions, holding courses from prisons to schools, at her own laboratory. Abroad she has taught courses or worked on various mosaic projects in Palestine, Holland, California, South Africa, annually in Chicago. You have participated in group exhibitions in Italy and abroad. A mosaic of her can be found in Sonia King’s book MOSAIC, Sterling, an interview with her in Vanity Fair magazine (April 2008). You collaborate with architects, private individuals and public bodies.
During the course the basic elements of mosaic techniques will be addressed:
The hotel is located less than five minutes by walk from the public water transportation service, with uninterrupted runs, both day and night, connecting the Lido to Venice St. Mark's Square.