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
Yes I'm very happy because my application for Teaching Artist Roster has been approved and I have been selected for listing on the Arizona Commission on the Art' Teaching Artist Roster for 3 years.
The smell of fresh baked pan de muerto, the taste of a tortilla hot from the comal, the colorful pitalla melting in my mouth…this connection to my past and the vision of my grandmother sitting next to the stove like a great alchemist, mixing all the ingredients for La comida del medio dia… The art of cooking is universal but the tradition of the Mexican Cocina is a world of its own. The ...