Visual Art Workshop

w/ local visual artist Elba Raquel

April 10, 2021


The Visual Art Workshop is an extension of Opera Cultura's Art & Poetry Competitions with a $500 prize for each category winner!

The competitions run from April 1st to May 1st. 

Email Natalie Herrera at for more info. 

Open to local San José young adults and students (ages 16-22) with an interest in visual arts. Whether you are a novice or an expert, this is the workshop for anyone with a love and curiosity for the visual arts. Learn techniques, hone your skills, and find inspiration for your next piece/project.

Taught by local visual artist Elba Raquel, the Visual Art Workshop will be held online.


Elba Raquel has obtained an AS in Design, a BFA in Illustration, and an MA in Education. She is an Art Teacher at Latino College Preparatory, a freelance artist artist, and part of a mural performance group called Together We Create. Her freelance work is recognized by her bright colors and rhythmic compositions. Her illustrations and murals incorporate both 2-D and 3-D realms in a playful manner that she describes as “fantastic realism.”