Solvente | Immersive workshop

Courses and Workshops
01.09.2019 - 30.09.2019

SOLVENTE proposes a month-long immersion in the painting universe with studio practice, individual follow-up meetings and group activities. It’s designed for painters interested in deepening their personal research and their practice.

SOLVENT includes:

– Studio space at Despina between 1 – 30 September, Mondays to Fridays, from 10am to 7pm. Tables and chairs will be provided, as well as space facilities (wifi, library, shared kitchen with a large sink, bathrooms with shower). Each participant must bring their own painting materials.

– Two weekly follow-up meetings with artist Pablo Ferretti (individually scheduled between 10:00 and 19:00).

– Collective meetings on Wednesdays, 15:00 (September 4, 11, 18 and 25).

– Final show at Despina (September 27th).

Enrolment: R$ 480 in cash or 2 x R$ 250 on credit card.

How to apply: Send an email to with the title “Solvente 2019” + full name + contact phone + minibio.

Period: 1 – 30 September

pablo_ferretti_site_cursosPablo Ferretti is graduated in Painting from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (2001), with a Masters Degree in Painting from the Royal College of Art, London, England (2006-08). He also colaborates with Despina Residency Programme.