Thanks to Arizona Commission on the Arts & Mercury Mine PTG for the Grant and the amazing experience with the students; Flavors of Mexico Mural memories will always be on my heart.
I'm very exited to share my passion for the Mexican culture with all the students and teachers.
Thank you to the staff of Mercury Mine Elementary School for selected me as an artist in residence, also I want to say thanks a lot to the Arizona Commission on the Arts for this opportunity and this grant. I'm very happy for this grant and will keep you posted on this project.
A very creative and wonderful week exploring, learning and expressing the artist view from a Mexican Jungle Journey perspective.
Second session for extravaganza summer camp, the students are learning about the classic ancient Mexican cultures: Olmec, Maya & Toltec.
Summer Camp Extravaganza is being a great experience for the students and myself, unique pieces, various techniques and personal expressions.
This Saturday at 2pm I'll be glad to lecture as a guest artist, come and check it out.
This my 3rd year doing The Diego Project, it is always fun.
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.
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
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.
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 ...