On this coming Thursday February the 27th, the Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation invites you to Art Chavón, their annual fundraising event. The celebration – a cocktail and art auction – will take place at The Gallery in Altos de Chavón from 6pm to 9pm. So ahead of the gathering, here we bring you a […]
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Art Chavón movie series!
The Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archeology invites you to a series of artistic movies as part of the upcoming Art Chavón fundraising event for the Altos de Chavón Cultural Foundation.
Tania Marmolejo: A Chavón graduate who defines success
In the pantheon of Altos de Chavón graduates, few have forged careers as varied and exciting as Tania Marmolejo. Willowy, with chestnut-red-brown hair and a quick, wraparound smile that could disarm Iran, Tania studied illustration and fine arts at the Altos de Chavón School of Design in 1998
Chavoneros Stories: “At the school, you breath and live for art” – Emilio Oscar
The prestigious Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design, which has been graduating students since 1983, has become the home of many Dominican and foreign artists and designers now widely recognized for their work in the fashion, graphic design and the fine arts. There is no doubt that the Altos de Chavón School of […]
An outstanding exhibition by Tatiana Ortiz-Rubio & Frank Lara
The most recent exhibit to open in The Gallery of Altos de Chavón is outstanding. The combined works of Tatiana Ortiz-Rubio and Frank Lara were opened to the public on Thursday the 24th of October with a cocktail celebration during which they received a very warm reception.
Donna Karan in Haiti and Altos de Chavón: by Stephen Kaplan
Donna Karan is probably best known as the designer responsible for outfits that contain yards and yards of the plushest, softest cashmere imaginable. The images of her models swathed from neck to ankle in pale taupe or charcoal-tinted luxury fabric are the epitome of fashion sophistication. Her couture and DKNY lines are world-class. Behind it […]
Björn Björnsson, top designer visits Casa de Campo & teaches at Altos de Chavón School
When Björn Björnsson top Scandinavian interior designer visited the Casa de Campo resort in August to teach at the Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design, his creativity, flare and style caused quiet a stir. Here Carmen Lorente, Director of Special Programs at the School shares with us an insight into this great designer, his experience […]
Altos de Chavón School of Design graduate Rogelio Velasco designs for the best dressed: the First Lady, royalty & celebrities
Rogelio Velasco’s launching pad into the world of haute couture was in our own backyard, The Altos de Chavón School of Art & Design. His work is world famous now, and many consider him to be one of today’s most talented designers. It was Velasco’s work that influenced the decision of V Magazine to count The […]
Chavoneros Stories, Part 2: Alanna Leschhorn, Fine Arts & Illustration graduate
The prestigious Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design, located in the “city of artists”–Altos de Chavón, Casa de Campo– since 1983 and has educated many recognized international and Dominican artists, such as Grimaldy Polanco, Jenny Polanco, Fernando Tamburini and many others. Thanks to the impressive works undertaken by its graduates and the excellent […]
Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design “End of year” exhibit opens Saturday May 12th!
This Saturday the 12th of May the graduating students of the Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design are celebrating their graduation with an inauguration cocktail for their “End of Year” art exhibit – which is already on display at the Altos de Chavón Art Gallery. On display at the “End of Year” art […]
Summertime painting in Altos de Chavon!
Every year the Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design in Casa de Campo La Romana opens it’s creative doors to the general public to anyone and everyone who would like to explore their creative side in Altos de Chavón’s magical artistic environment! This year’s summer school is already well underway and proving a […]