2012-09-15 06.40.08

Seize the Day with Laughter

I recently had the opportunity of attending a workshop by Ramon Ramirez, creator of Smarty Cartoons where he shared his experiences in the world of cartoons, and encouraged aspiring artists. Cartoonist and art teacher, Ramon ha...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Embracing the Fine Arts of the Rio Grande Valley

One of the things that always preoccupied me as a destination management professional, were the negative perceptions about our area and the people of the Rio Grande Valley. Some believe we all dress in cowboy attire, while othe...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Andrew Moncada- artist

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Young and upcoming artists and students of the University of Texas in Brownsville never cease to amaze me; a satisfying reassurance of the immense talent found in our communities. Such is the case of Andrew Moncada; a senior ar...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
The Art of Adam Cantu

The Art of Adam Cantu

During last month’s “Jardin del Arte” in Edinburg, Texas, visitors had the opportunity of admiring the work of Adam Cantu.   Some of Adam’s works are designed over recycled paper and the use of ink, a skill he has mas...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
The Art of Paul M Pritchett

From the Red River to the Rio Grand

Paul Pritchett’ photo realism draws the eye to his skillfully created work. Paul has lived in Mission, Texas for the past three years teaching oil painting classes and painting his own work.  He loves painting western art, l...
by Nydia O