Meet the Artists
Our community of creatives...
Silvia Temis | Flamenco ArtistLead singer of the award-winning musical ensemble Notas de 4. In this project, she fuses Latin Jazz, Cuban and Flamenco rhythms. Currently, Silvia and her band are working on their 2nd album to be released in 2022 thanks to the support of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.
Silvia is also an active member of the flamenco community as a teacher (Song & Dance) and organizer of flamenco dance and song workshops in the city.
Lovelia Vera | Visual ArtistLovelia Vera is an experienced and creative Venezuelan-Canadian Artist
She mastered various techniques in drawing, pastels and oils influenced by real-life experiences in Canada, Venezuela, India, and the USA. Her formal training includes Visual Art, Architectural Drawing, Professional Photography, Nature paintings and Stone Sculpture course.
Lovelia, is capable of creating something very abstract or shockingly realistic, currently, she is working on a Permanent Public Art project with the City
Hervert Sanchez | Visual Artist"Hervert Sanchez work is in public and private collections in San Salvador, Miami, New York, Buenos Aires, Guatemala, Mexico, Colombia, Goiania/Belem in Brazil, Toronto, British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. The visual elements in his work depart from a socio-political conflict in search of identity."
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Latin Scenario Association | Theatre orgLatin Scenario Association was founded in 2012 in Vancouver, BC by four theatre professionals. Under the artistic direction of Luis Javier, the group has presented original works in Spanish and in English.
Natalie Melara | Multidisciplinary ArtistNatalie Melara is a multidisciplinary artist based in Mohkinstsis/Calgary, Canada. She is currently working towards her BFA at the Alberta University of the Arts and works as a photo retouch artist for an established photography studio.
Melara has also obtained technical training in fashion design (Olds College, Olds, Canada) and architectural design ( Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Canada) which informs the curiosity, development and exploration of her practice.
Hebert Poll | WriterHebert Poll Gutierrez is a true son of culture and ideas he never forgets his roots: Cuba. Writer, storyteller and playwright. He has published eight books in different genres and his mission is and will be: Entertain and educate
Javier Vilalta | Performing ArtistJavier is a Mexican-Canadian visual performance creator, stage director, movement coach, and translator.
As a stage director, he has collaborated with companies such as Theatre Calgary (Gross Indecency), Sage Theatre (Scorched), Downstage (Lighting the Way), and Arts Commons (Mei-Mei’s Dream).
With the interdisciplinary ensemble 8ROJO, he has devised five interdisciplinary creations; with which he has travelled around Canada and as far afield as Mexico, Czech Republic, Sweden, France, Taiwan an
Bryan Faubert | Multidisciplinary ArtistA NSCAD BFA graduate and just obtained his MFA from the University of Calgary. His works and creation thereof, oscillate between the studio, gallery, sanctioned public sites and the subversive landscape of the urban environment; cross-pollinating and referencing Graffiti and Street Art. A member of the Wolf-Sheep Arthouse Collective Faubert has an exhibition history which stretches across this nation and features Graffiti Expositions, Pop-Ups, Artist Run Centres, and commercial.
Yuli Carvajal | Visual ArtisYuli Carvajal is a Colombian artist who’s being exploring different artistic techniques since she was very young. Currently, she chooses to paint with oil on wood and she is still experimenting with other materials such as fire, rocks, and recycling materials. Her paintings are realistic and she chooses to capture women as the center of her works.
Ameli Pereira | Performing ArtistVenezuelan actress, folk-dancer, choreographer and instructor. Ameli is exploring other arts like comedy, video editing, and digital narrative.
Paloma Negra | SingerPaloma Negra i s a singer from Mexico.
She is a professional singer of Mariachi, Banda, Rock, Pop and other Latin American music genres.
Josefina Rodriguez | Visual ArtistJosefina Rodriguez Varela is a visual artist from Argentina.
Her work consists primarily of ceramic objects, drawings and paintings.Her current research and practice is a personal exploration of female sexuality and pleasure.
Maya Corona | Visual ArtistMaya is a Mexican artist based in Calgary.Maya Corona is a Calgary based Visual Artist. Watercolours and acrylic are her main medium. Her work is colourful and vibrant. She loves painting pets, florals, nature and everything in between.
Claudia Chagoya | Multidisciplinary ArtistClaudia Chagoya is a visual and performing artist from Mexico.
Claudia works in a variety of mediums, including drawing, paper cast sculpture, embroidery and textile art.
Fredy Rivas | Multidisciplinary ArtistFredy Rivas is multidisciplinary artist from Colombia.
Fredy’s practice includes sculpture and installation art, as well as public and community engagement.
Lily Sigie | Performing ArtistLily Sigie is a performing actress and arts administrator from Mexico.
Theatre is her passion and she’s found a profession in Community Development through arts and culture.
Milena Vasquez | Visual ArtistMilena Vasquez is a photographer and graphic designer from Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Milena finds her inspiration in Canadian life and everyday objects. While her focus is on macro abstract photography, lately she’s enjoying exploring the art of street photography.
Carolina Duran | Visual ArtistCarolina Durán is a visual artist from Bolivia.
Her colourful paintings pay homage to her homeland with a distinctive style. She works primarily with acrylic paint.
Ariadna Sly | Visual ArtistBorn in Argentina, Ariadna Sly is an architect and artist with passion for finding abstraction in mundane situations. Ariadna participated in several art exhibitions with her abstract oil paintings.
In the last several years Ariadna devoted herself entirely to oil painting, where her passion for animals, especially horses, nature and abstraction is clearly shown. She’s inspired by the shapes and colours of the environment that surrounds us.
Dr. Geraldine Fuenmayor | Multidisciplinary ArtistA Venezuelan Digital Storyteller, Urban Planner and Modeler, Writer, actress and Artistic director.
Avril Lopez | Visual ArtistAvril Lopez is a multidisciplinary artist from Mexico. She explores with various mediums such as mischievous fabric sculptures and costumes, video/performance, large scale drawings, and installation. Her work addresses concepts relating to memories, family relationships, and mental health.
Mayeli Piña | Visual ArtistMay is a visual artist from Venezuela. Passionate about watercolours. Finds inspiration mainly from nature.
Jessica Armas | Visual ArtistJessica Armas Noda is a visual Artist from Cuba, working primarily on acrylics. She often employs negative-intuitive painting technique and later works on top using gel skins technique, or zen-doodle drawings.
Viviana Pacheco | Visual ArtistViviana Pacheco is a visual artist from Guatemala.
Her skills include painting, drawing, illustration and mixed media.
Ana Betancourt | Visual ArtistAna Betancourt is a visual artist from Venezuela. She is an intuitive and spiritual artist, who uses art as a portal between the soul and the subconscious, to create a connection with ourselves beyond the mere human existence through the mixture of symbols, colours, and textures.