Instructor Mark Giangaspero
# of Days 2 Days
Start Date July 10, 2021
End Date July 11, 2021
Location The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center


PASTEL WORKSHOP w/ Mark Giangaspero

Date: July 10th – 11th, 2021

Time: 9:30 – 4:30 PM

Location: Cuyahoga Valley Art Center

Cost: $150 CVAC Members    $175 Non-CVAC Members

BEGINNER – ADVANCED: The definition of pastel is ‘to be dry’ however, the outcomes of this medium can be anything but. This pastel workshop would cover materials (different kinds of pastels, papers, fixatives, etc.) and various styles and techniques, from the traditional to experimental. This medium offers infinite possibilities that will last a lifetime.


  • Pastels any brand & any number will do
  • Five pieces of pastel paper, any kind

Mark Giangaspero Biography:

Mark Giangaspero studied and taught visual arts under the late Jack Richards until Mr. Richards’ passing in 2014.  Mark has taught drawing and painting classes (in a variety of media) at CVAC over the past six years. He has shown his work in such prestigious galleries as the McDonough Museum (Youngstown State University), Viewpoints at the Cincinnati Art Club, the National Arts Club in New York and the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown where his pieces, Mr. Richardson and Portrait of Chris, are held in the Institute’s permanent collection.


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