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PHOENIX CENTER FOR THE ARTS PRESENTS ARTE LATINO EXHIBIT

Join us at the Phoenix Center for the Arts Gallery on Friday, September 4 from 6-9pm for a very special gallery opening. Meet the artists and take in some amazing artwork. Refreshments provided. FREE! Arte de Latino seeks to explore the constantly changing definitions of Latino, Chicano, Mexican, Hispanic, etc. in Arizona. Artists include Oliverio Balcells, Carmen Guerrero, and Carlos Encinas.



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An Evening of Mexican Contemporary Art

Join us for an evening of Mexican Contemporary Social Art as Oliverio Balcells walks you through the process of creating his unique artwork. Enjoy soothing music while experiencing an in-depth presentation by Oliverio. Oliverio has been painting in many diverse mediums for over 20 years and looks forward to sharing his techniques with the West Valley community at Benevilla’s August Creatve...


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The Eagle Sun in Motion Workshop at Xico – August 21st 6 – 9pm

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...


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“Hole in the Rock” from Arizona Sacred Views Series

On my favorite site from Arizona, it is always a pleasure being there you can feel the magic that for many, many years a lot of people had felt.



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Superstition Mountain piece from Arizona Sacred Views Series

Just finished this piece about one of my favorite mountains in Arizona, it is place that you must see it in your lifetime.



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Thank you Childsplay & CALA Alliance for one more year with the students!

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.



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Eagle Sun in Motion Workshop – Community Arts Gathering in Ajo, Arizona

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.



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Four Peaks from Arizona Sacred Views Series

Here is my first piece of the series and I'm so inspired about them. I'll be posting other pieces soon.



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Eagle Sun in Motion 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.



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The Personal Evolution Series

I'm very excited to start with this new series and I want to say thanks to Xico Inc for inviting me to be part of a lino cut print shop with the Master print maker Martin Moreno. In this image I'm representing Xipe Totec a Toltec concept of personal evolution to have spiritual awareness and realize our mind potential. This is the original lino cut in progress and I'll post the prints when they'...


EL Aguila Sol

Starting a new workshop about Piedra del Sol or Aztec Calendar

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...


Flavors of Mexico 2014

Celebrating My Residency at Mercury Mine Elementary School

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.



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