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Fall Classes and Events

Culture & Painting Classes of Ancient Mexican Art In these two hour interactive art classes you will learn about a civilization made up of many cultures through studying its oral tradition, history, art expressions, food, games, garb, calendars, architecture and more. No drawing or painting experience necessary. Materials are included, 10 years old and up. $25 per class - Oct 21, Nov 11,...


Oliverio Balcells

Adventures with Animals from Ancient Mexico

Thank you City of Chandler Vision Gallery and Yvonne Torres for the opportunity to bring this workshop for the Vision Kidz program, it was fun and I'm honored to shared the ancient Mexican knowledge to the children.



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Solo Exhibit at ASU West Campus

I want to say thank you very much to Margaret Rodriguez for the invitation to bring my art to Fletcher Library at Arizona State University West Campus celebrating the Hispanic month; I'll have a great variety of pieces from different series and collections. If you would like to purchase a piece or pieces please contact me at 602-301-4384. I hope to see you at the reception and celebrate!



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Celebrating our Four Lizard Studios Website

I'm very happy to present our new website, the link is www.fourlizard.com, there you can order your commercial printing needs, hire our musical services, o reserve a space in our next workshop; make sure to subscribe to our email list for events, art exhibits and classes. Also I would like to mention that we're offering new services as Lease to Own Art and Spanish and English fun classes like ...


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Experimenting with Adobe Premiere Pro

Just started last weekend with some videos to edit for The Unknown Symbols Multimedia project and I really like this software from Adobe, it is very complete and friendly user; I hope I can learn it fast as my son Quetzal. Have a great week and I'll keep you posted on this project.



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Huasteca Culture / Cultura Huasteca

This is one of the many beautiful representations of the Huasteca Culture, very rich in symbolism that reflects the Toltecayotl legacy. This monumental sculpture come from the early Post Classic Period AD 1050 from the northern area of Veracruz in Mexico. Very interesting to see the mark or symbols on the skin, a tradition in the Huastec Culture.



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What an Honor to Create About Celia Cruz

The time has come of one more year to go at different schools and be part of this year CALA / Childsplay project about Celia Cruz, amazing singer, dancer, women and human being. Here is my piece that I create as a sample for my students, we'll be creating 10 different pieces; the students are 3rd & 4rd graders and also juniors from high school. I'll post some pieces when we finish. Thank...


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Almost done with another Free Arts Mural

It's been a honor as always to work in a collaborative mural with Free Arts of Arizona and bring the arts to many places and have an artistic experience. Thank you Free Arts for the opportunity.



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Thank you Kyrene del Norte for the opportunity

Thank you to all the staff at Kyrene del Norte for having me on this amazing artist in residence experience making murals with the students.



Spectacular Tones in the Essence of All exhibit @ Herberger Gallery

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gizxQYNHqRQ[/embed] May 5 -30, 2017 @ Herberger Theater Gallery, Phoenix, AZ. Experience the vibrant colors of this artist's new works inspired by Balcell's Mexican Heritage.



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How Traditions Inspire Today’s Artists

The Cultural Arts Coalition's 2017 Exhibit @ ASU West Campus, Fletcher Library. There would be a community and student reception at 9:30 - 12:30pm, Feb 10th. This exhibition compares and contrasts how ancient and traditional visual arts which reflect how these society's values, ideas and beliefs also inspire contemporary art designs and civil dialogue! Curator Judy Butzine, MSW



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Spectacular Tones in the Essence of All exhibit

May 5 - 30, 2017 at Herberger Theater Gallery Experience the vibrant colors of this artist's new works inspired by Balcell's Mexican Heritage.



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