Exploring Burmese and American Patterns in Your Artwork

Friday, April 20, 4:30 – 7 pm

$45 plus a $5 Materials Fee

Workshop participants will get a 10% discount on any purchase made in the gallery on the day of the workshop.

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Fundamentals & Techniques

Looking at the use and significance of both Traditional and Contemporary patterns in Art and textiles, we will explore these ideas in our own collages and a collaborative work.  We will also discuss expressing individual ideas with the techniques covered.


  • Look how pattern and design has influenced our works.
  • Discuss pattern use in Myanmar and how they are represented according to our religions and architecture.
  • Look at how patterns and the way we illustrate them can describe out emotions.
  • Collaborate by using patterns and design as a form of communication.

About Cynthia Theint Soe:  (b. 1997), a native of Yangon, Myanmar, is an artist whose work reflects a unique perspective of two vastly different worlds: the Myanmar in which she grew up and the one she experiences in the ever-changing present. She is a great believer in the power of storytelling and the arts. Her paintings, collages, animations and character designs comment on the evolution of society, new technologies and political. Cynthia has given workshops for Artists Beyond Boundaries in Yangon and recently, at Gallery Route One in Point Reyes, and is currently studying animation at the California College of the Arts.

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