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Beginner Mosaic Workshop

August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$160 – $170

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Discover the joy of mosaics and create your own original work of art to cherish and bring home with you! We are delighted to offer our Beginner Mosaic Workshop with instructor Elizabeth Gtz. Carabeo. We will provide most materials (please see list of required tools below), making this workshop an unbeatable value with tickets starting at just $160.

Over four, two-hour workshops, we will cover a brief history of the ancient art of mosaics and walk you through mosaicking step-by-step, from selecting your design to grouting and finishing your unique work of art. No prior experience is required, although we welcome those of you who participated in our first Beginner Mosaic Workshop in April to take this course, as we will be using different templates. This course will meet Monday evenings at the Italian Cultural & Community Center (1101 Milford Street, Houston, TX 77006).

Monday, August 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Monday, August 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Monday, September 2: Labor Day—No Class
Monday, April 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Monday, April 29, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Price (includes most materials; please see list below for additional tools required)
$160 ICCC Members | $170 General Admission

Required Tools
We kindly ask that students come to the first class with the following tools, available for purchase at most art supply stores.
Glass cutter
Tweezers (optional)
Glass wheeled nippers
Plastic running pliers

Meet Your Instructor
Elizabeth Gtz. Carabeo is a seasoned artist with a rich background spanning over 15 years in the creative realm. Her specialties include Byzantine Iconography, metal embossing, stained glass, and the intricate art of mosaics. Elizabeth discovered the passion of mosaics under the mentorship of Jacqueline Halliburton. Drawing from her degree in Fashion, she brings a unique blend of creativity and skill to her artwork, infusing it with her distinctive style and depth of expression. Elizabeth studied Byzantine Iconography for over five years under the direction of Fr. Elias from St. Basil the Great Byzantine Catholic Church. Elizabeth attended the International Center for the Arts workshop in Monte Castello di Vibio, Italy, led by Rick Shelley.


August 19
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$160 – $170
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Italian Cultural & Community Center
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City of Houston District
Houston Cultural District
Houston Museum District


Italian Cultural Center – Milford House
1101 Milford Street
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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