Forest Floor Friends: Neon Mushrooms with Leticia Maldonado, 8/11/24

Museum of Neon Art

Regular price $ 300.00
"Forest Floor Friends: Neon Mushrooms"
1-Day Class
Sunday, August 11th: 11am - 6pm
Location: Museum of Neon Art - 216 S. Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA, 91204
Instructor: Leticia Maldonado
Price: $275

Forge your own friendly fungi in the fires of the Museum of Neon Art’s Electric Lab. Neon artist Leticia Maldonado guides students through each step of creating a neon mushroom, from heating glass over fire, to working with a bending pattern, to wiring up a finished artwork. Students can choose from 4 different mushroom shapes in order to create a single, handmade glowing shroom. 

Class price Includes:
Use of safety glasses and neon bending tools / equipment
Practice glass
Glass for final project
1 processed unit (glass tubing, electrodes, argon / neon gas, optional mercury)
1 transformer
GTO wire
Tube mounts / supports
Electrode covers


Leticia Maldonado (b.1980) was born in West Covina, California and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She grew up surrounded by the bright, eye-catching signs atop famous casinos such as The Dunes, The Tropicana, The Flamingo, and The Stardust. For years, she has been mentored by neon artist Michael Flechtner, and has swiftly emerged as a rising star. Maldonado has been featured in two museum group exhibits, including "She Bends: Women in Neon" and "Building Bridges". Maldonado's solo exhibition, "The Storytellers", was recently on display at the Museum of Neon Art. She lives and works in Los Angeles, California.


MONA Member Discount (Argon level and higher): Enter MONAMEMBER at checkout for $50 off your class! All memberships will be verified.

MONA Class Gift Certificates may be applied toward the balance of this class. 


To receive a full refund, cancellation requests must be received 2 weeks before the start date of the class. Due to the limited number of participants in each class, any cancellations after that date are not eligible for a refund.

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We reserve the right to cancel the class due to insufficient enrollment, in which case your tuition will be fully refunded.

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