Altos de Chavon

Pentágono, a 5-star Chavonero exhibition

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On Thursday the 9th of October, five Chavón graduates opened an art exhibition in Studio Ele Siete, Santo Domingo, under the name of “Pentágono” (pentagon). 

10698657_10204245095039116_2841194737647491549_nAlejandro Pérez, Rafael Almánzar, Julianny Ariza, Natalia Pagés and Modesto Santiago showcased their talents and skills in a group exhibition in Santo Domingo, making proud The Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design. This five star exhibition display artwork produced by these artists.

“The most important message I want to get across is that working as a team, we can do anything we set our minds to, especially when people work together to contribute positive ideas, for whatever the situation might be.” said Modesto Santiago to Casa de Campo Living.

Modesto Santiago, Rafael Almánzar and Alejandro Pérez had previously showcased their artwork in the main art gallery in Altos de Chavón, in the exhibition called “Hall of Winners”, a group exhibition in their honor, for their success in the National Biennale of Visual Arts 2014.

Click here for our photos and coverage of the “Hall of Winners” exhibition in Altos de Chavón.  

The following collection of photos were taken during the opening of the exhibit in Santo Domingo: 

Pentágono

Where: Estudio Ele Siete, C. Gaspar Polanco #47, Bella Vista, Santo Domingo

Contacts: [email protected]

Artists:

  • Modesto Santiago
  • Julianny Ariza
  • Natalia Pagés
  • Alejandro Pérez
  • Rafael Almánzar

Chavoneros Stories: The beautifully dark art of Rafael Almánzar 
Rafael Almánzar
With beautifully crafted and dark imagery, we spoke to “Hall of Winners” exhibit honoree Rafael Almánzar about what inspires his work, as well as his experiences at the Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design.

To read more about Rafael Almánzar and his chavonero story click here

Chavoneros Stories: Modesto Santiago – “Inspired by Nature”
Modesto Santiago Hall Of Winners
From the Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design, to the “Hall of Winners” exhibit in Altos de Chavón, to the Museum of Modern Art in Santo Domingo, we’ve interviewed artist Modesto Santiago on his experiences at the Altos de Chavón School of Design, as well as his art.

To read more about Modesto Santiago and his chavonero story click here

Chavoneros Stories: Alejandro Pérez’s amazing control of color
Alejandro Perez arte

In another installment of our “Chavoneros Stories” series, we sat down to talk to Alejandro Pérez, a young Cuban artist featured in the “Hall of Winners” exhibit in Altos de Chavón in June.

To read more about Alejandro Pérez and his chavonero story click here.

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