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The Altos de Chavón Culture Center Foundation invites you to view the Art Chavón 2017 exhibition like never before. Digitally optimized, the complete exhibition is now available in an online catalog, viewable by clicking here. If you missed the opportunity to see it while on display at The Gallery throughout the month of April, now’s your chance!
With over 230 images of work composed by current students, graduates, Davidoff Artists in Residence and more, the collection showcases a wide breadth of talent. Divided into categories that include drawings, paintings, photography, printing and engraving, mixed media, and sculpture, the catalog speaks to the individual desires of each observer. From highly communicative self-portraits to detailed engravings and even photographs by renowned photographer Ann Parker, Art Chavón 2017 doesn’t cease to showcase variety. Cover a wall in your home with a texturized painting by George Heinsen or with the plethora of 3-dimensional colorful floating houses by Fernando Tamburini.
Purchases from Art Chavón 2017 go to raise funds for the acceptance of more students into the school’s scholarship program next year. Regardless of economic standing, the school promotes local and international talent, making it a worthy institution to support. As the school continues to produce excellent work and individuals, make your support known with the gift of education by acquiring one of these extraordinary pieces of art! Keep art alive within the Altos de Chavón School of Design and within the artist’s village we cherish so deeply. View the digital book here and call the foundation at 809.563.2802 to make a purchase!
THE ALTOS DE CHAVÓN CULTURAL CENTER FOUNDATION
The Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation, located in Dominican Republic, is a non-profit cultural and educational institution. Since 1983, it has been dedicated to the creation of a multifaceted arts community that includes visual arts, crafts workshops, performing arts and teaching programs.
With its other components—The Regional Museum of Archaeology, the Artists in Residence program, The Gallery, and The School of Design—The Foundation has contributed to the enrichment of the intellectual, artistic, and cultural panorama of the Dominican Republic for more than 30 years.
The Foundation’s work has reached many, with impressive results. Its diverse educational and arts programs, gives Altos de Chavón the cultural dynamism that nourishes and stimulates the creativity of the designers and artists of today and tomorrow.
In 2013, The Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation celebrated 30 years of continuous and invaluable contributions to art and culture in the Dominican Republic giving each artist the opportunity to find their individual expression through constant research and development.
CHAVÓN | SCHOOL OF DESIGN
Founded in 1983, The Altos de Chavón School of Design offers careers in applied arts in the areas of Fine Arts, Visual Communication and Fashion. This type of intensive two-year program provides the graduates with an associate degree at a technical level, which provides them with a solid education that enables participants to compete as professionals in the field of design and arts both locally and internationally.
Graduates of the School of Design are eligible to transfer directly to Parsons School of Design in New York. More than 2,000 Dominicans and students from around the world have graduated from the School of Design, demonstrating that a solid background in design, parallel to an emphasis on the development of the industry is the best formula for a successful career.
The highly practical and market-oriented curriculum, provides students with a unique set of skills that allows them to be easily inserted into the work environment.