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Promega Spring Art Showcase

Celebrating Spring Art Showcase at Promega in Madison, Wisconsin

I'm so grateful to have the opportunity to share this amazing moment with excellent artists and friends; it will be always in my heart.



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Getting ready to Promega Art Show in Madison Wisconsin March 11th

I’m very happy and grateful about this exhibit where I’ll meet new people, new places and specially because I can share my ideas and creations. I’ll keep you posted with more info soon, Oliverio Balcells



I am a Roster Artist on the Arizona Commission on the Arts Teaching Artist Roster.

Yes I'm very happy because my application for Teaching Artist Roster has been approved and I have been selected for listing on the Arizona Commission on the Art' Teaching Artist Roster for 3 years.  



LA COCINA – MUSEO DE LAS AMERICAS October 17 – January 12 Denver Colorado Participating Artists: Oliverio Balcells & Colectivo Herencia Milaenaria

The smell of fresh baked pan de muerto, the taste of a tortilla hot from the comal, the colorful pitalla melting in my mouth…this connection to my past and the vision of my grandmother sitting next to the stove like a great alchemist, mixing all the ingredients for La comida del medio dia… The art of cooking is universal but the tradition of the Mexican Cocina is a world of its own. The ...


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THE NEXT LEVEL – an infinite creativity by Oliverio Balcells

GRAND OPENING OCTOBER 4TH / 6 - 10PM 650 N. 6th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003 A Solo Exhibit Celebrating 25 Years of Creations October 4th - November 18th / 2013 oliveriobalcells.com / 6thavenuegallery.com  



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OM Music at the Herberger Theater Center Art Gallery in Downtown Phoenix

Show and Tell Opening Reception. Friday, July 12, 5:30 - 7:00pm. Herberger Theater Center Art Gallery, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 Oliverio Balcells & Mario Zelaya from OM Music will be playing live original acoustic tunes at this opening reception at the Herberger Theater for the Show and Tell exhibit.



Childsplay Artist Residency with Diego Project from CALA

Here is a review from this year artist residence experience, a movie made with the help from my son and daughter, and also with the great music from OM Music. Enjoy.



Artist Residency with Childsplay – CALA Diego Rivera Project

Self portraits from 2nd & 3rd grade at Sunset and Encanto school for the 2013 Diego Rivera Project from CALA & Childsplay. Thanks to everyone that was involved.



Celebrating at Balcells Open Studio with live music, friends, art & fun.

Solo Hoy - by Oliverio Balcells with Eric Hassler as guest musician.



The Giver creation, an art Commission for Childsplay new season

I got a great time doing this piece, this is the first time I do an art commission for a theater company and for a play; it was a good experience. The Giver is very special, unique and very different story that I really like it and made me appreciate more what I got. I recommend the novel and if you got the chance to see the play, it would start on September this year till 2013 on Childsplay...


Art Portfolio / Presentation at Arredondo Elementary School

I just finished this movie and I got a lot of fun doing it; looking at the pieces that I had created transported me to good and not so good memories where I was using the color to liberate all kinds of feelings. With the time I started to understand me more and I realized who I am and what I needed to paint. My biggest inspiration the Old Grand Parents or Native Ancient Mexican Cultures, the co...


Onda 1190am Interview and Exhibit at 6th Ave. Gallery in Phoenix

Another one-of-a-kind stiletto design inspired by Oliverio Balcells titled "Ollin Aqua," the symbol of Ollin represent movement-motion, it's the era we're living right now, the brilliant blue represents the water and the perfect contrast with the shoe. This particular element reflects the actual woman's life of motion and always taking care and giving life as the water. Exhibit & Silent A...


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