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Papel Picado with a Modern Twist: Beatriz Vasquez
The art of Papel Picado is an ancient Mexican craft in which tissue paper is cut with chisels and hammers to produce multiple productions. Beatriz Vasquez focuses on transforming the traditional art of Papel Picado into an innovative modern Mexican- American art and with an X-acto knife she is able to produce unique, intricate work. Her goal is to reintroduce, educate and celebrate this traditional, beautiful, ancient and dying art. In order to reach out to a vast audience, she sets out to produce work relating to modern day themes and topics that all of us can relate to, improvising the cuts and letting her hands create magic.
FREE and Open to the Public
4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816