--Cynthia Padilla, hand paints a custom tile mural from customer provided vacation photo reference.--

Cynthia Padilla, BA California State University, Los Angeles + graduate studies UCLA Surface Design. Began a 20+ year career in surface design, traveling the world researching art, design and cultures… wood block printing while in India and Thailand; Tie-dyes in Jamaica; Glazed tiles in Italy, Mexico, and Portugal; Intricate layered mola fabrics in Honduras; Icon painting in Greece; Retablo painting and bulto carving in New Mexico; Back strap weavings of Guatemala. Padilla enthusiastically shares these findings in unique programming for museums, universities, and fine crafts centers across the United States, Canada and Central America.

Select Fine Craft & Arts Programs for:
African American Museum of Life and Cultures, Dallas, TX
Art Workshops in Guatemala, Antigua, Central America
Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX.
Craft Guild of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Creative Arts Center, Dallas, TX
Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Ghost Ranch Ed & Retreat Center, NM
Lake Austin Spa, Austin, TX
Meadows Museum, Dallas, TX
Ozark Folk School, Arkansas State Park
Powell Garden, Kansas City, MO
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Southampton Art School, Ontario, Canada
Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, AZ

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