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.
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
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.
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.
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...