Every year, a number of hopeful students apply for scholarships to Parsons The New School for Design, be it for summer or to continue their studies after graduation. To be selected they must fill out an application and submit their portfolios. This year, two students were selected to go and take one of the summer courses […]
In February of this year, the La Romana campus of Chavón School of Design opened its 2-year film course with 18 students ready to take on the challenge of being the first group. The new semester which starts in the fall has 25 students enrolled in what is proving to be an excellent new addition to […]
‘Subtraction Cutting’ is the name given to an experimental method of hollow construction developed by fashion designer and instructor Julian Roberts. Taught by him at universities worldwide since 1998, he will be coming to the Dominican Republic this summer to teach anyone interested this fascinating technique at Chavón School of Design in Santo Domingo!
This year brings great news to all art lovers in the eastern region: Chavón School of Design has opened two new centers in the city of La Romana and Bavaro! The school will be offering their Continuing Education and Chavón Kids and Teens courses in these centers, now closer than ever, anyone who wants to pursue a […]
Last Thursday, November 17th, the talented duo Luis Valverde and Gustavo Fermín launched the art exhibition, “Artists in Residence Fall 2016” with a cocktail at The Gallery in Altos de Chavón.
Sunset Jazz Night is back this coming Friday, November 25th with a lot of exciting news. Guests who come to the evening at Azimut Café in the Marina, Casa de Campo will be able to board the Chris Craft Catalina 29 and check out its standout features. Come hear the winner details of the “Arte y Nautica” project […]
Surrounding the events of Dominicana Moda 2016 that culminated Saturday evening with the grand finale of Spanish fashion designer Juan Vidal’s Spring/ Summer 2017 collection, Mr. Vidal also visited the fashion design students of the Chavón School of Design in Santo Domingo earlier in the week. The very simpático designer accompanied by fellow crew members and family, Dominicana Moda’s stylist and […]
When the superstars of the world of art and design shine in Chavón it is truly illuminating. This past weekend mega talent Austrian born, New York City based, Stefan Sagmeister, enlightened an audience of 300 at the Agora cinema with his take on “Why Beauty Matters”. His words and examples ranged from architecture to painting, […]
As of September, the Chavón School of Design has been accepting applications for their new Cinematography program that will open in February 2017 at the Altos de Chavón campus in Casa de Campo! The two year program will have a duration of 30 weeks and feature professors within the film industry and invited guest lecturers. The school welcomes Tanya […]
Not long ago, the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) held its sixth edition in the country, this year under the theme “Yo soy sostenible” (I am sustainable). Many films were presented in an effort to bring awareness to environmental changes and harmful industry practices within countries around the world, and included issues on public policies, clean […]