“Living the Venice Workshop,
history, theory and application of mosaic art”
is held in Venice, at the Angelo Orsoni foundry.
The one and two week classes, are reserved for a maximum of 6 people enrolled in each session.
The participants are artists, designers, architects and creative people interested in learning the theoretical and
practical elements of the ancient craft of mosaic.
Lucio Orsoni & Antonella Gallenda
Drawing from the precious legacy of the world renown mosaic artist
Lucio Orsoni and his assistant Antonella Gallenda,
Orsoni mosaic art gallery
the participants will discover the secrets of mosaic, its history
Orsoni mosaic classes
and its innumerable possibilities of expression.
As true key players in the life of the artist’s workshop,
preparing 24k gold
the students experiment with all phases of mosaic art,
from witnessing the production of gold leaf mosaic
Orsoni glass furnace
in the incandescent furnace,
cutting Orsoni mosaic gold
to cutting materials with traditional tools,
and learning various mosaic techniques on different media.
San Marco mosaics
A wonderful Venetian adventure, infused with tours,
Orsoni smalti library
mosaic instruction and immersion into the historic world of Orsoni.
The Master is also accredited through the
International Interior Design Association (course 5086)
and participants receive 3.2 Continuing Education units.
Mosaic Portrait - Lucio Orsoni
Special thematic mosaic classes are also offered throughout the year.
Mosaic Info - Orsoni Smalti Factory - Venice, Italy