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Amoxcalli Oliverio Balcells

The Library for Southwest Human Development

The title for this piece is called Amoxcaalli that literally means house of books, I want to share the ancient Mesoamerican concept that many cultures had in their society, that includes the library or amoxcalli where all the painted books were available for study with many themes like history, study of the calendars, materials and food, medicine plants, poetry, sacred games and culture legacy. ...


Library Southwest Human Development

Starting The Library for Southwest Human Development

I'm glad to be part of this fun project that will benefit the Arizona's youth community to create early literacy programs. I'll be posting the progress of this piece. 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...


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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Almost done with another Free Arts Mural

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.



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Thank you Kyrene del Norte for the opportunity

Thank you to all the staff at Kyrene del Norte for having me on this amazing artist in residence experience making murals with the students.



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