Category : Studio

Invitation solo exhibit at ASU West

Next Solo Exhibit at Fletcher Library – Arizona State University

I want to say thank you very much to Margaret Rodriguez for the invitation to bring my art to Fletcher Library at Arizona State University West Campus celebrating the Hispanic month; I'll have a great variety of pieces from different series and collections. If you would like to purchase a piece or pieces please contact me at 602-301-4384. I hope to see you at the reception and celebrate!



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Experimenting with Adobe Premiere Pro

Just started last weekend with some videos to edit for The Unknown Symbols Multimedia project and I really like this software from Adobe, it is very complete and friendly user; I hope I can learn it fast as my son Quetzal. Have a great week and I'll keep you posted on this project.



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Filming The Unknown Symbols

Last Friday & Saturday we were filming for my multimedia project at amazing places like Papago park, Hole in a Rock, Superstition Mountain and downtown Phoenix. I'll be editing, recording and preparing for the presentation in December at Pueblo Grande Museum. I'll keep you posted when all the info is ready. Have a great week!



El oleo '91

My First Oil Painting

I remember very well when I painted in 1991 my first oil painting, I did it in Tucson AZ visiting my girlfriend in those days now my wife Hope, it was with an art student from the University of Arizona, I went to the university art studios with him and let me use one of his canvas panel and materials, and this is the result, I remember that took for ever to dry, I remember leaving the piece in Tu...


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Huasteca Culture / Cultura Huasteca

This is one of the many beautiful representations of the Huasteca Culture, very rich in symbolism that reflects the Toltecayotl legacy. This monumental sculpture come from the early Post Classic Period AD 1050 from the northern area of Veracruz in Mexico. Very interesting to see the mark or symbols on the skin, a tradition in the Huastec Culture.



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Today is the Day!

Let's celebrate tonight at the Spectacular Tones in the Essence of All opening. A todo se le llega su hora, a celebrar se ha dicho!



Celia Cruz y Yo

What an Honor to Create About Celia Cruz

The time has come of one more year to go at different schools and be part of this year CALA / Childsplay project about Celia Cruz, amazing singer, dancer, women and human being. Here is my piece that I create as a sample for my students, we'll be creating 10 different pieces; the students are 3rd & 4rd graders and also juniors from high school. I'll post some pieces when we finish. Thank...


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Spectacular Tones in the Essence of All exhibit. May 5 – 30, 2017 Herberger Theater Art Gallery

May 5 - 30, 2017 Herberger Theater Art Gallery



Spectacular Tones in the Essence of All exhibit @ Herberger Gallery

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gizxQYNHqRQ[/embed] May 5 -30, 2017 @ Herberger Theater Gallery, Phoenix, AZ. Experience the vibrant colors of this artist's new works inspired by Balcell's Mexican Heritage.



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How Traditions Inspire Today’s Artists

The Cultural Arts Coalition's 2017 Exhibit @ ASU West Campus, Fletcher Library. There would be a community and student reception at 9:30 - 12:30pm, Feb 10th. This exhibition compares and contrasts how ancient and traditional visual arts which reflect how these society's values, ideas and beliefs also inspire contemporary art designs and civil dialogue! Curator Judy Butzine, MSW



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Spectacular Tones in the Essence of All exhibit

May 5 - 30, 2017 at Herberger Theater Gallery Experience the vibrant colors of this artist's new works inspired by Balcell's Mexican Heritage.



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Spectacular Tones in the Essence of All – A Solo Exhibit by Oliverio Balcells Herberger Gallery

Experience the vibrant colors of this artist’s new works inspired by Balcells Mexican Heritage. May 5 - 2017 Herberger Gallery



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