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Starting new pieces for my next solo exhibit

After a trip of 3 weeks in Mexico I always come back inspired by its beauty, colors, food, people, places and history; all these experiences influence my work and now I'm creating new pieces for my next solo exhibit that is called "Spectacular Tones in the Essence of all" that I will include different techniques and new approach on the way a express my art. I'll be posting the new pieces at th...


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Nuestra Tradicion Teuchitlan

This piece was created with the intention to express my love to the ancient Mexican Cultures, to take care and preserve the site. This one is special because represents the Culture from my state of Jalisco that is called Tradicion Teuchitlan. The site is called Guachimontones that means round pyramids



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Color Gives Life by Oliverio Balcells / Mural proposal for In Flux Cycle 6 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...


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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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“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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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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The Personal Evolution Series

I'm very excited to start with this new series and I want to say thanks to Xico Inc for inviting me to be part of a lino cut print shop with the Master print maker Martin Moreno. In this image I'm representing Xipe Totec a Toltec concept of personal evolution to have spiritual awareness and realize our mind potential. This is the original lino cut in progress and I'll post the prints when they'...


EL Aguila Sol

Starting a new workshop about Piedra del Sol or Aztec Calendar

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...


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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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THE NEXT LEVEL – an infinite creativity by Oliverio Balcells

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  



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