• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

European School Art Students Hang Around Heredia

March 19, 2004

YOU don’t have to be done with high school to get your art on museum walls.

Seven teens in the International Baccalaureate Visual Arts, Design and Sculpture program at the EuropeanSchool are proof of that. They get to show what they’ve created at the House of Culture (La Casa de la Cultura) in Heredia March 22–26.

Christopher Abdey, 18; Gabriel Hara, 18; Andres Jaen Castro, 18; Jason Li, 19; Christopher McCue, 18; Daniel Samper, 18;and Michael Wolfskill, 18 are all participating. Two sculpture students are Costa Rican, as is their teacher, Donald Jiménez, winner of the Second BCT Sculpture Biennale of 2002, a big competition here in Costa Rica.

THE other five young artists hail from North American, Taiwanese and Japanese/German backgrounds.

They’ve all done different things – painting, drawing, assemblage and digital animation. The work ranges from smoothly serene, as in Samper’s “Chromeform,” to chaotic modern, as in Wolfskill’s “HeadphoneMan.”

You can see their work Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. La Casa de la Cultura is in downtown Heredia, across from the Central Park.

For more info, call the EuropeanSchool at 261-0717.

 

You may be interested

Climate Change Spurring Frog Extinctions: Conservationists
News
3 views
News
3 views

Climate Change Spurring Frog Extinctions: Conservationists

AFP - January 16, 2021

Three Central American frog species have gone extinct and many others may soon follow as their populations are ravaged by…

Rare White Tiger Born at Nicaragua Zoo
News
6 views
News
6 views

Rare White Tiger Born at Nicaragua Zoo

AFP - January 16, 2021

A rare white tiger, named "Nieve" (snow in Spanish) was born at the Nicaragua zoo, and is being raised by…

Costa Rica has administered 25,000 vaccine shots, Caja says
Costa Rica
16152 views
Costa Rica
16152 views

Costa Rica has administered 25,000 vaccine shots, Caja says

The Tico Times - January 15, 2021

Costa Rica’s public-health system has administered nearly 25,000 coronavirus vaccine shots, the Social Security System (Caja) reported. The figure —…