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Summer activities

Creative Workshops with JP Kalonji

Graphite Fundamentals

Swiss artist JP Kalonji launched his global career, spanning New York, London, and Japan, before coming back to Geneva, his hometown. Known for his diverse talents in illustrations, paintings, and comics, he is a resident at the Museum of Art and History of Geneva. He frequently partners with prominent Swiss brands like Caran d’Ache and Nespresso, as well as collaborates with media outlets such as Le Temps and Tribune de Geneve. In his upcoming workshop, he’ll impart fundamental techniques of graphite drawing, enhanced with delicate watercolour touches. It is with the products of the renowned Maison Caran d'Ache that participants will be able to discover his art. 


Workshop 1
Saturday 20th July, from 10am to 12pm

Workshop 2
Saturday 20th July, from 4pm to 6pm


Group Workshop
CHF 350 - per person
Up to 5 participants in the group

Private session
CHF 1800.-
Upon request. Max 5 participants per session


Techniques & Products

The century-old Swiss family company Caran d'Ache has teamed up with The Alpina Gstaad to offer you the finest fine art instruments. For this workshop, the artist and Caran d'Ache ambassador JP Kalonji will teach you how to use Technalo RGB graphite pencils and Museum Aquarelle, watercolors in pencil form whose pigments are released on contact with water.


Important information

Workshops for adults only (from 16 years old).


For more details and registration, please contact our concierge hosts via or +41 33 888 9886.

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