Jorge Beda exhibition

The current art exhibition in the Calle Real is “Comida de Ballena” (Whale Food) by the painter and sculptor Jorge Beda who produced many of the public statues around the island. The exhibition features large expensive paintings, small ones for just 50€ and everything in between. It will be up until the end of the month.

November 19, 2014

Mariana Arranz Exhibition

I rather like the current exhibition in the Calle Real, by Mariana Arranz. For one thing, the paintings are very varied, but I liked nearly all of them. For another, they’re rather cheap. The exhibition will be there until Friday. Do pop in if you’re in town.

October 28, 2014

Alison Jones Exhibition

Alison Jones was born in Torquay and spent 5 years of her childhood in Nigeria. They left in a hurry as war refugees and went to Swansea. The original idea was to move to Syria after a year, but another war broke out, so they stayed in Wales. She studied ecology in Plymouth and some years later Art in the Landscape at Carmarthen in Wales. The final project on the…

May 22, 2014

Art Exhibition in Los Sauces: Update

The Awwa art and design collective, temporarily opened an art gallery and creative studio in San Andrés y Sauces, where it organized the first inaugural group exhibition titled ISLAND 2.0 which brings together outstanding artists of the islands of La Palma and Tenerife. The exhibition will run from September 13 until October 15 and unites several emerging and established artists working around modern art in Palma, such as Peter Faust,…

September 12, 2013

And now the Art Fair

Now that the craft fair has finished, Los Cancajos is getting ready for the art fair. It will feature 29 painters, sculptors and photographers, and run from August 23 – 25, from 11.00 am to 9 pm. There will also be workshops from aged 8 onwards, and musical performances (see below) 29 different artists

August 20, 2013

Craft Fair

The annual craft fair is now on in Los Cancajos. It’s a big event: there’s usually something like 80 stall holders displaying all kindsof crafts. Lots of embroidery and baskets, but also modern ceramics, tin smiths, candles, hand-made paper, pastries and buiscuits, liqueurs, jewelry made from dragon tree seeds, lava, or hand-made glass beads, painted silk, etc. Today, Thursday 15th, is a public holiday, and I’ve heard that the fair…

August 15, 2013