WAO Gallery & Cultural Center located in Altos de Chavón will host a Naif art workshop with their resident artist and Naif art master José Morillo on September 10th. Naif (Naïve Art in English) art is an artistic style of popular and straightforward character. It portrays familiar themes and the popular culture of the places […]
On Sunday, March 19th, 24 students and their teacher Jonathan Schmidt arrived at Altos de Chavón. The students were part of a week-long Illustration workshop that took place in the artists’ village. Early in the morning, the students were seen together with their teacher whilst discussing the days’ agenda and later on drawing all around […]
Last Saturday, April 28th, I had the pleasure of participating in an incredible workshop, “Creative writing for Foodies” in La Romana. Even though I’ve been writing for a while now, there’s always room for learning and improving. The workshop was run by Elaine Hernández Pión who is a Food blogger, gastronomic journalist, and the creator of BocaTips, and had […]
Food blogger and gastronomic journalist and creator of BocaTips, Elaine Hernández Pión will be hosting a writing workshop specialized in gastronomy and tourism, “Creative writing for Foodies”! The activity will take place TOMORROW Saturday, April 28th, in Studio Cocina by chef Gabriella Reginato. This is the sixth edition of this workshop and will have chef Gabriella […]
From February 19th to 26th renown Argentine director Lucrecia Martel, will be here in the La Romana Campus of Chavón School of Design. During her time here she will have several meetings with students and the public in general as well as a 5 hour workshop on Wednesday, February 21st!
In Casa de Campo, golf carts are used for plenty of reasons other than just golf… trips to Minitas, errands for staff members, the kids want to drive up to Chavón; the list goes on and on. Maintenance to keep your golf cart up and running whenever you need it may seem cumbersome, but that’s […]
Curious as to what goes on in an Intensive Chavón course, we popped into the computer lab one afternoon last week to visit the Visual Merchandising workshop. Professor Ramon Evins was teaching a group of 10+ students the importance of in-store displays to showcase merchandise in eye-catching formats. The more appealing customers find your products he […]
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 […]
How many times have you had the desire to move on, do something different, or go outside your comfort zone…? We all are scared to take the risk for fear it will be just too difficult to adjust and we’ll lose the “easy” way of living we now have. Well if you need a push and some motivation, we […]
Multiplaza La Romana, located just a few minutes outside of Casa de Campo, will be hosting a conference by Tania Báez, “7 Habits to Go Beyond” next Wednesday, June 28th, to help you get into the mentality that you can achieve anything you set your mind 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!