5 questions for a Costa Rican jewelry designer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican jewelry designer

Amanda Zúñiga - April 16, 2017

Fiorella Pattoni, 34, is an architect by training, but she is using that knowledge today in a way she never anticipated. Approximately 17  years ago, before she…

5 questions for a Honduran artist
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5 questions for a Honduran artist

Elizabeth Lang - April 8, 2017

Over the years, a number of writers, artists and filmmakers have told the stories of Central American migrants and the challenges they face. However, the latest project from Honduran artist Pável…

5 questions for a French-African painter in Costa Rica
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5 questions for a French-African painter in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 22, 2017

At the beach in Jacó, painter Delphine Reveau devotes her days to painting positive things, including her favorite subjects: dogs and children. The self-taught artist, 46, who…

5 questions for Costa Rican tattoo artist Froy Vargas
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for Costa Rican tattoo artist Froy Vargas

Amanda Zúñiga - January 8, 2017

At the young age of 21, Froyland Vargas, better known as Froy, is already well known in the tattoo world because of his dot work, in which…

5 questions for an English painter in Costa Rica
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5 questions for an English painter in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - December 11, 2016

[caption id="attachment_101132" align="alignleft" width="233"] Andrés Madrigal / The Tico Times[/caption] It’s a beautiful, sunny morning in Santa Ana; birds are singing, the river gently flows, mountains surround…

5 questions for a U.S. painter and writer in Costa Rica
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5 questions for a U.S. painter and writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 4, 2016

"Following vivid dreams and color signposts, she left New Mexico at the height of the 2008 U.S. financial crisis for a life she could never have planned…

Puppets with a message: Costa Rica troupe strives to make a difference
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Puppets with a message: Costa Rica troupe strives to make a difference

Mitzi Stark - October 31, 2016

Puppets and toys from Costa Rica are making the world a better place to live. Fernando Thiel, a psychologist and puppeteer, and architect Caroline Pizarro have traveled…

5 questions for French-Swiss artist Julian Charrière
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5 questions for French-Swiss artist Julian Charrière

Elizabeth Lang - October 16, 2016

This week, Julian Charrière is in San José to kick off his first solo exhibit Latin America: an array of complex artwork exploring the concepts of time, nature, entropy and…

PHOTOS: Expo Tattoo gathers more than 200 tattoo artists
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PHOTOS: Expo Tattoo gathers more than 200 tattoo artists

Elizabeth Lang - October 3, 2016

During the past three days, Costa Rica was host of Expo Tattoo, a convention that brought together more than 200 Costa Rican and international tattoo artists. The seventh…

Cities filled with art: A visit to the 10th Central American Biennial
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Art Walks
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Cities filled with art: A visit to the 10th Central American Biennial

Elizabeth Lang - September 24, 2016

The tenth edition of the Central American Biennial has brought a wide selection of paintings, sculptures, installations, videos and music, as well as workshops from artists from throughout the region,…

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