It's been a honor as always to work in a collaborative mural with Free Arts of Arizona and bring the arts to many places and have an artistic experience. Thank you Free Arts for the opportunity.
May 5 - 30, 2017 at Herberger Theater Gallery Experience the vibrant colors of this artist's new works inspired by Balcell's Mexican Heritage.
On behalf of Knox Gifted Academy students, administration and Art Masterpiece Board I would like to thank you for the beautiful mural which you created for our school. We are proudly displaying it in our library. Breathtaking! Thank you Oliverio Balcells!
The concept and design express the history of the building and the relationship of farming in the area. As water and sun give life in nature, the water flows around the image supported by the sun in the middle. These give birth to date palms, which is a reference to date production and Tempe’s government date palm farm. These also give birth to cotton which was grown in the area in the 1910s...
It's been a great week painting the mural on 1930 E. Apache Blvd. in Tempe and I very grateful of being selected for this project. I really enjoy when the people walk by and say they like what I'm doing. Thanks City of Tempe!
Color Gives Life by Oliverio Balcells In Flux Cycle 6 – 1930 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ The concept and design express the history of the building and the relationship of farming in the area. As water and sun give life in nature, the water flows around the image supported by the sun in the middle. These give birth to date palms, which is a reference to date production and Tempe’s gover...
Have a wonderful time working with the students on the history of Glendale and create this mural at Desert Rose Steakhouse on a Free Arts day, where our team of 10 students were the leaders of 150 kids that were taking turns to paint the mural. I want to say thank you to everybody that was involved, Emma & Pete thanks a lot for your support!
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...
This Saturday at 2pm I'll be glad to lecture as a guest artist, come and check it out.
GRAND OPENING OCTOBER 4TH / 6 - 10PM 650 N. 6th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003 A Solo Exhibit Celebrating 25 Years of Creations October 4th - November 18th / 2013 oliveriobalcells.com / 6thavenuegallery.com