The Parachute Cloth Method: El Paso Offers Free Workshop to Aspiring Muralists

Jesus "Cimi" Alvarado working on his murals.

Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado working on his murals.

Philadephia Muralist Eric Okdeh will train local artists in his “Parachute Cloth Method” of mural production at a free workshop sponsored by the city of El Paso’s Public Art Program on April 6 from 9 a.m.-12 noon at the Memorial Library, 3200 Copper, in El Paso.

Participants will learn how Okdeh produces  murals on fabric which are then assembled and installed on buildings to create a very large works of art. The workshop include a live demonstration of the installation of Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado’s mural project located at the El Paso Police Headquarter at 911 N. Raynor in the Five Point.

The deadline for required pre-registration is Friday, April 5th. Email dalbinp@elpasotexas.gov.

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