Workshops, Yard School of Art, Mixed Media, Teen (age 13–18), Virgil Ortiz

Armor Fabrication Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Virgil Ortiz

Meet exhibiting artist and fashion designer Virgil Ortiz and see how he constructs the edgy aesthetic of the Aeronaut armor and helmet in the exhibition, Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers. Working with foam, Ortiz will demonstrate his process designing, cutting, shaping, heat-forming, and finishing steps. Students will complete their own adaptations using this cutting-edge process. 

5:00 pm
8:00 pm
Member Price
Non-Member Price
Teen (age 13–18)
Event Type
Mixed Media
Priority Registration
Open Registration

Virgil Ortiz

Combining his life-long passion for science fiction with work that still honors the Pueblo people’s traditional artform methods, Ortiz’s pottery figurines become integral players in his futuristic stories. Learn more about Virgil Ortiz.