A few years back we started a series called “Chavoneros Stories,” its been a while since we’ve given the series some TLC and we’re planning on revitalizing that now. Recently, the Altos de Chavón School of Design celebrated its 33rd graduation, adding a total of 68 graduates to what Stephen Kaplan referred to as “the brotherhood/sisterhood that […]
Talented Chavonero Argenis Lebron leads mural project at the Santa Rosa de Lima Church
If you are part of the Casa de Campo community and even La Romana community, you have most likely heard of Argenis Lebron. Argenis is a graduate of the Altos de Chavón School of Art and Design and teaches art at the Hogar del Niño, leading the mural painting of their “Zona Verde.” He is well known for his beautiful art that pushes […]
Chavón’s Kids & Teens and Continuing Education Courses Start This Week!
Starting Monday, September 26th, the Altos de Chavón School of Design will offer a range of short-term courses for children and adolescents ages 4 -15 years, and adults throughout the year. Chavon’s Kids & Teens courses include 10 sessions and Continuing Education courses include 6 sessions.
Not to miss Chavón International Workshops in Art & Film starting Aug.15th!
A new month brings new Chavón International Summer workshops! Most of you know that the School of Design here in Altos de Chavón will be offering a new career this upcoming school year focusing on film. Stephen Kaplan, director of the school, spoke of this a couple of months ago and we’ve seen an increase in film-related courses at the school. […]
“Perros Mudos” by Gerard Ellis at Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery
Last Thursday, June 25th, Gerard Ellis, Dominican artist residing in Brooklyn, presented his 8th solo show, “Perros Mudos” (“Mute Dogs”), at Lyle O. Reitzel Contemporary Art Gallery, in Santo Domingo, as part of a series of exhibitions taking place at the gallery as part of its 20th anniversary celebration.
Get creative in Casa de Campo! “Romana in Colors” 2-day painting course August 8th – 9th
This summer why not try something a little different!? “Romana in Colors” is a 2-day painting course with recognized artist Jane Slivka, which is suitable for complete beginners to more advanced painters – and is taking place right here in the Casa de Campo resort! The 2-day workshop which will be held in Casa de Campo villa […]
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 […]
Only in the DR: a new lick of paint
This week’s only in the DR photo was taken within Central Romana, of a man doing a little bit of painting….