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Arte y Vino with Oliverio! The Hummingbird

Oliverio Balcells is back by popular demand to lead Xico's next Arte y Vino! Come to Xico Thursday, September 17th, 6-9pm to create your own unique painting of a hummingbird while learning the story based on the oral tradition of how the hummingbird got its authentic iridescent colors, its wind levity and its strong will power. Workshop is $60 per person and includes all supplies, wine, and ...


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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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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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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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I have been awarded with a grant from Arizona Commission on the Arts

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.



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Artist Lecture at Phoenix Center for the Arts

This Saturday at 2pm I'll be glad to lecture as a guest artist, come and check it out.



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Artist Residence with Childsplay & CALA at Encanto School

This my 3rd year doing The Diego Project, it is always fun.



Promega Spring Art Showcase

Celebrating Spring Art Showcase at Promega in Madison, Wisconsin

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.



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