The Chavón School of Art and Design school year came to a successful close last week with a beautiful graduation ceremony at the amphitheater, as well as a magnificent exhibit of the students work in the Altos de Chavon art gallery. On Friday, May 17th the graduates and their families were blessed with a beautiful […]
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The 34th Altos de Chavón School of Design graduation sent out 93 new Chavoneros to the world!
The students of Altos de Chavón School of Design gathered at the front of the amphitheater, this years venue, on a warm, sunny day on Saturday, May 19th to celebrate their 34th graduation. Even though it was cloudy and with possibilities of rain, the graduates and their families were blessed with a beautiful evening where they were once […]
Is it Art Chavón? Most assured it is!
Sometimes one wonders where the art is in the Artist Village of Altos de Chavón? Right now, and for the next few weeks for all to enjoy, is the Art Gallery’s most “Chavón” show. Basically, it’s the work of the school’s (the Chavón School of Design) current Fine Arts students. The gallery is showcasing some works […]
Chavoneros celebrate their 30 year anniversary!
Different people might have different opinions about their time studying at Chavón School of Design. To some, it was the best years of their lives, to others the most challenging. What we are sure all will say is that they learned some very valuable lessons, not only related to art but to life. After graduation, […]
Altos de Chavón’s Outdoor Cinema debuted with “Carpinteros” by José María Cabral
Last Thursday, November 2nd the DR Film Commission (DGCINE), the Chavón The School of Design, and the Casa de Campo resort presented the first Outdoor Cinema in Altos de Chavón with a screening of the Dominican film, “Carpinteros” by José María Cabral. With popcorn, wine, and drinks, guests enjoyed a new outdoor experience in Chavón’s […]
Chavón students make international waves
The Chavón School of design certainly has lots to boast about lately! Their students have been doing great things in the short amount of time they’ve been in class this year, receiving praise from both Dominique Bluhdorn and Stephen Kaplan which led to a display of their work on the second floor of The Gallery. This year, […]
Fine Arts student work excels at the Chavón School of Design
As soon as a student mentions they study at the Chavón School of Design, it opens up many doors. As an artist, it can be difficult in the beginning, but talent and hard work always prevails. Talent is evident by simply looking at student work and this is just what happened last week when Stephen […]
“Relations” by outstanding Chavón graduate Mildor Chevalier on display in Santo Domingo
In June 2017, Mildor Chevalier was awarded the coveted United States 01 visa for exceptional talent in the arts. His rise to recognition and continuing success in the highly competitive field of fine arts in New York City is a remarkable story with Altos de Chavón’s School of Design at its heart.
Sentimental reflections by students on their time at the Altos de Chavón School of Design
All who come to know Altos de Chavón fall in love with its majesty. Residents and visitors alike are in awe of the handcrafted gem that is our artisan village, and sitting among its cobbles laid by hand is a school so special, so unique, that it transforms the lives of all who are a part of it. […]
A graduation like none other! Congratulations Altos de Chavón School of Design Class of 2017!
The students of Altos de Chavón School of Design gathered at the Plaza Chavón on a warm, sunny day on Saturday, May 13th to celebrate their 33rd graduation and the first of the Santo Domingo campus! Ever since last year, the technical careers of Fashion Design and Communications have been taught in the school’s campus in the capital. This […]
Join the Chavón School of Design this Wednesday for their Student Art Exhibition!
In celebration of the 33rd graduating class of the Chavón School of Design, we are proud to announce the opening of the final exhibition on Wednesday, May 10 at 7pm at the Altos de Chavón Gallery. The show represents a selection of work produced by the talented students of the Fine Arts department during their final spring semester, as […]