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