Studios Interaction

Igneri studios collaborate with other studios in the Caribbean region to prepare seminars, workshops, events, share technology and training experiences. Young artists have an opportunity to apply for a short term work stays at one of the participating master's studios.


Medical Investigation

Seminars, talks, and workshops about preventive medicine, nutrition, sanitation and diseases.


Rural Community Training

Seminars, talks, and workshops about anthropology, arts, craft and pottery.


Community Help

Infrastructure projects like schools, health centers, churches, latrines, potable water, wells, roads, among others.



Two scholarships has been created in honor to the sisters Maythi and Leslie Pimentel-Contin.

Every year, one complete scholarship in given to a Dominican student. For the creativity, originality, discipline of work, and demonstrated lack of economical resources. The beneficiary need to keep high academic records during the period of study (10 months) covered by the scholarship.

A second scholarship is offered to a Dominican student with the ability, creativity, discipline of work, and with the desire of continuing his/her university studies.

Jacinto and Daniel Peynado

Two scholarships are offered for all the workshops in Talleres Igneri or Ambientaciones del Caribe.

Susana H. de Moya

We are working to create the scholarship Susana H. de Moya, donated by Mrs. Hernádez Moya, for a Dominican student graduated from high school, willing to enter to the National Pottery Center (Cenadarte).


Igneri Foundation offers (through his workshops in Arroyo Hondo, Arroyo Frío, Yuboa de Bonao, and Punta Cana) courses, seminars and trainings on:

  • Ceramics
  • Raku and burning technics
  • Tiles manufacturing
  • Enamel technics
  • Mural techniques
  • Native materials

Igneri also sponsors courses for kids and not ceramist artists, and art critics and journalists meetings.


Igneri has active relationship with similar organizations and works in projects with other foundations, societies, universities and museums.


  • Caribbean Murals Inc.
  • K-SITAS DE MI PAIS, Guaricano, Dominican Rep.
  • Jose FUSTER Workshop, Jaimanitas, La Habana, Cuba.
  • Oscar LASSERIA Workshops, Doña Iris, Camaguey, Cuba.
  • TERRACOTA 4, La Habana, Cuba.


  • Tile Heritage Foundation, USA.
  • Fundación Centro Cultural Altos de Chavon, La Romana, Dominican Rep.
  • Fundación García Arévalo, Sto. Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Fundación Progressio, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Fundación Francisco Moscoso Puello, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Fundación Ecológica Punta Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Rep.
  • Casa Fúster, Jaimanitas, Cuba.


  • Museo Del Hombre Dominicano, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Museo Regional Altos de Chavón, La Romana, Dominican Rep.
  • Museo del Dibujo Contemporáneo, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Sala de arte Prehispanico Garcia Arevalo, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Museo de Arte Moderno, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Museo José Cesteros


  • Universidad Pedro Heriquez Ureña, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Universidad Iberoamericana, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.
  • Universidad Tecnológica de Santo Domingo, Sto.Dgo., Dominican Rep.


The Igneri Foundation/Art & Archaeology is a national, nonprofit, charitable organization supported exclusively by membership, both individual donations and business contributions. The Igneri Foundation research center and the Museum of Contemporary Ceramics (MCC), open to the public by appointment, are located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

The Igneri Foundation wishes to acknowledge the generosity of all those who made substantial contributions since January 2003. Thank you all!

We also want to thank you all the individuals volunteering their time and knowledge to help with our programs.

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