August 21st. 6 - 9pm Artist Oliverio Balcells will be leading a painting workshop where members of the community will have the opportunity to create a piece of art to take home with them. He has chosen to paint a depiction of The Eagle Sun in Motion. Join us to learn about the true meaning of the Aztec Calendar, or Piedra del Sol, based on the oral tradition and create your own art piece. Th...
This was the 4th year of being part of the Diego Rivera's Project and this year Frida Kahlo Project, it's been an amazing experience all over the valley. Thanks to all the teachers, secretaries, principals, students and all the people involved to make these projects a opportunity for everyone to learn and share. Thank you Childsplay and CALA Alliance.
Thank you very much to all the people involved, the International Sonoran Desert Alliance and the City of Ajo for the amazing experience and the opportunity to share this workshop.
I'm very excited for being part of the 1st Community Arts Gathering in Ajo Arizona Hosted by the International Sonoran Desert Alliance (ISDA) that would take place from March 14 -18, 2015. I'll give a workshop about the meaning image of the Aztec Calendar o Piedra del Sol based on oral tradition. I'll keep you posted with more info.
I'm very excited to share this information based on oral tradition that complete reveals the meaning behind the famous Piedra del Sol from the Mexica Culture. I would like to give special thanks to Artruo Meza Gutierrez for all these years of dedication and research on the ancient Mexican cultures. I'll keep you posted where I'll give this workshop called El Sol Aguila en Moviemiento (The Sun Eagl...
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.