The association Ars to Art is pleased to present the Euroclay Carnival, the event that since 2008 brings together the best international artists and clay enthusiasts from different countries in different European cities.

Three days of total immersion in the polymer art, with five international teachers and five workshops.

For the first time in Italy, the event will take place in Rome at the hotel Rome Pisana from 1st to 3rd February 2019.

Carnival teachers:


Donna Kato lives in Florissant, Colorado, USA. She is an artist, teacher, product designer, author of 3 polymer clay related books, numerous articles and online tutorials. She is a frequent guest on television crafting programs.

Known worldwide for her innovative technique, she has been working with the polymer clay and teaching for over 20 years. She loves sharing her techniques and tips with other clay enthusiasts.

After having worked with just about every clay company, in 2002 she partnered whit Van Aken International to develop her own line of polymer clays, Kato Polyclay.


Eva Haskova is one of the polymer clay leaders in Czech Republic and internationaly recognized artist and teacher. She has worked with polymer clay since 2008, after she totally fell in love with this medium for its diversity and playfull colored world with infinite possibilities. She regularly take part in jewellery exhibitions, her art and tutorials has been featured in both Czech and English printed books and magazines, Cynthia Tinapple incorporated her work to the Polymer Clay Perspectieves book. She regularly shares her knowledge and inspiration at workshops in Czech Republic as well as at various events around Europe.


Cara Jane Hayman lives in Bristol in the UK. She started using polymer clay as a child but about 9 years ago it grew from a hobby to a real passion that took over her life! She enjoys pattern and colour and the magic of canework. Cara Jane loves sharing her knowledge with others through teaching and tutorials and meeting new clay friends. She has written articles for “The Polymer Arts”, “From Polymer to Art” and “Beads and Beyond” magazines. She is also the organiser of the popular annual Polymania event.


Paola Mattioli has always expressed a passion for art and creativity, then fulfilled with her studies: starting from the Art School, the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, up to the School of Restoration. The love for art in all its forms led her to experiment and measure herself with different techniques, materials and styles, such as wire, beading, enamels, polymer clay and Art Clay Siver, that she teaches in her workshops. Art Clay Silver certified teacher, she is part of the artistic teaching staff chosen by Art Clay World Europe, and she is one of the organizers of the international event in Italy dedicated to polymer clay, Polycreativa, in which she has taught for several editions. Some of her creations are published in the best Italian and foreign magazines and showed in international exhibitions. An example of this is the "Germogli" ring in metal clay and the "Power of Love" bracelet in metal clay and polymer clay, both exhibited in the Tokyo Museum and published in the Silver Accessories contest, the international reference catalog for artists of the Art Clay Silver


My name is Fabiola Pérez, I am from Madrid, city where I currently reside. My journey in the world of craft and manual work began in 2009 when I started in a small workshop to teach collage, decoupage, mosaic… In 2010, I discovered polymer clay and learned self-taught techniques first. Over time I was experimenting with different materials as well as polymer clay up to the present time in which I am working technique of mix-media, a combination of different techniques and materials including polymer clay. Currently I teach classes monthly of polymer clay and mix-media, as well as tutorials and any courses both in Spain as in Europe. Despite being deaf from birth this has failed me to devote myself to what more I like and share it with all those people who enjoy both like me speaking out artistically.

My teaching style and creation is very intuitive based on the demonstration and focusing more on the practice way than in the theory