The Electric OM … Puerto Vallarta Art!

Another wonderful aspect of Puerto Vallarta; please go to see this incredible art and an expanding part of our landscape! The Electric OM Posted on 29 September, 2019 by Emily Murray This well-known piece in the Tile Park is so good, it’s tattooed right on Natasha’s arm. Or is the tattoo so good that it’s a piece in the Tile Park? Sometimes it’s hard to determine what is inspired and what is inspiration. Regardless of which it is, the electric Read More …

Functional Fun: Three-Day Mosaic Workshops Teach Skills & Inspire

Functional Fun: Three-Day Mosaic Workshops Teach Skills & Inspire Posted on 30 August, 2019 by Emily Murray September is upon us, and that means the snowbirds will soon begin their annual winter migration. Work will be picking up again at the Tile Park, too. As summer’s humidity begins to loosen its grip, giving way to those warm and mild days we love so much, we’ll be back at it full force. This also means the 2019-2020 workshop season will be Read More …

DON’T MISS THESE RIVIERA NAYARIT FAIRS, FIESTAS, AND TRADITIONS

August 2, 2019 •Vallarta Daily News •Puerto Vallarta News, Spotlight DON’T MISS THESE RIVIERA NAYARIT FAIRS, FIESTAS, AND TRADITIONS The true essence of Mexico is best experienced through its traditions, the legacy of the Spaniards and indigenous people. Fairs, religious festivities, and other colorful ancestral celebrations are part and parcel of Mexican life, all of them vibrant with music, chants, food, and fun. In the Riviera Nayarit, these events also help to promote tourism in coastal towns such as Bucerías Read More …

Check out Kathleen Carrillo at Southside Shuffle!

Check out Kathleen Carrillo at Southside Shuffle! Posted on 7 February, 2019 by Vallarta Tribune This Friday, February 8, 6-10 check out the show in her gallery (Calle Constitucion 325) featuring seventeen of Kathleen Carrillo’s new works soon to be mounted at the Four Seasons Resort in Punta de Mita. Her latest collection “Speakeasy/Cabaret” shares works about nightlife, Jazz, dancing and a bit of the dark side. These can be seen at her gallery in Puerto Vallarta. Kathleen has just Read More …

Puerto Vallarta adds five more sculptures to the landscape

September 4, 2018 •Vallarta Daily News Puerto Vallarta revealed five new sculptures that were installed in different parts of the city. The works of art derived from the International Forum of Sculptors Puerto Vallarta 2017, organized by the University Campus of the Coast (CUCosta) of the University of Guadalajara (UdeG). In the presence of municipal and university authorities and sponsoring businessmen, the esplanade of the La Aurora colony was the first place where the sculpture “El cuento del pescador” was Read More …

Welcome Home: Style Guide for Creating a Coastal Home

Welcome Home: Style Guide for Creating a Coastal Home Posted on 23 July, 2018 by Sheryl Novak Two décor styles are popular with Americans and Canadians who have a new home in Mexico.  Since most of their properties tend to be near the ocean, it will come as no surprise that one of them is coastal style. Coastal decor is best described as a fun and relaxing style that stirs memories of summer vacations of lore.  This is one of Read More …

‘Qulture’ Artists’ Co-Op & Jazz Bistro to Open in August

‘Qulture’ Artists’ Co-Op & Jazz Bistro to Open in August Jim Lee – BanderasNews.com July 10, 2018 Architectural rendering of the new interior of ‘Qulture,’ a unique venue that will blend art, music and food in one beautiful setting, that is scheduled to open next month in the heart of Old Town Puerto Vallarta. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico – We are excited to announce the upcoming opening of Qulture in Puerto Vallarta. This unique venue will blend art, music and Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Garden Club gives Plaza de Armas a new look

Puerto Vallarta Garden Club gives Plaza de Armas a new look April 5, 2018 Plaza de Armas in downtown Puerto Vallarta took on a new face, thanks to the image renewal work carried out by the municipal government of Puerto Vallarta and local Garden Club, on the occasion of the Centennial Anniversary of the city. The work was completed before the start of Semana Santa, and you can already see the improvement with the placement of ornamental plants and other Read More …

Puerto Vallarta Artist Wins International Recognition.

Puerto Vallarta Artist Wins International Recognition Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust June 1, 2017 Share Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Local artist Francisco Javier Calvillo Valdez recently received international recognition by winning second place in the 1er Concurso Internacional de Escultura Monumental de Paja y Maíz (1st International Competition of Monumental Sculpture of Straw and Maize) held in Colima, Mexico. The sculptor, who astonishes with his creations in sand on the Malecón, participated in the contest, which had artists from Mexico, Argentina, Read More …

Exploring Crafts Towns Around Lake Patzcuaro.

Exploring Crafts Towns Around Lake Patzcuaro Posted on 16 May, 2017 by Leigh Thelmadatter   Most of us who get hooked on Mexican handcrafts and folk art begin with the typical tourist markets selling trinkets to tourists, with the colors and novel forms as the attraction. As we learn more, we become more interested in the processes, culture and people behind the items that we admire. Tours specifically to bring people into contact with artisans and the places they live are Read More …