Meet the Artists

Our community of creatives...
Silvia Temis | Flamenco Artist
Silvia Temis | Flamenco Artist

Lead 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 Artist
Lovelia Vera | Visual Artist

Lovelia 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 | 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." 403-807-6132 / info@sanbel.ca

Latin Scenario Association | Theatre org
Latin Scenario Association | Theatre org

Latin 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 Artist
Natalie Melara | Multidisciplinary Artist

Natalie 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 | Writer
Hebert Poll | Writer

Hebert 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 Artist
Javier Vilalta | Performing Artist

Javier 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

Cecilia Barboza | Visual Artist
Cecilia Barboza | Visual Artist

Digital Storyteller, Architect, Mosaic and Glass Emerging Artist

Antares Ramirez O | Performing Artist
Antares Ramirez O | Performing Artist

Mexican Artist, singer, actress, pantomime and dancer

Bryan Faubert | Multidisciplinary Artist
Bryan Faubert | Multidisciplinary Artist

A 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 Artis
Yuli Carvajal | Visual Artis

Yuli 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 Artist
Ameli Pereira | Performing Artist

Venezuelan actress, folk-dancer, choreographer and instructor. Ameli is exploring other arts like comedy, video editing, and digital narrative.

Paloma Negra | Singer
Paloma Negra | Singer

Paloma 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 Artist
Josefina Rodriguez | Visual Artist

Josefina 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 Artist
Maya Corona | Visual Artist

Maya 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 Artist
Claudia Chagoya | Multidisciplinary Artist

Claudia 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 Artist
Fredy Rivas | Multidisciplinary Artist

Fredy Rivas is multidisciplinary artist from Colombia. Fredy’s practice includes sculpture and installation art, as well as public and community engagement.

Lily Sigie | Performing Artist
Lily Sigie | Performing Artist

Lily 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 Artist
Milena Vasquez | Visual Artist

Milena 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 Artist
Carolina Duran | Visual Artist

Carolina 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 Artist
Ariadna Sly | Visual Artist

Born 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 Artist
Dr. Geraldine Fuenmayor | Multidisciplinary Artist

A Venezuelan Digital Storyteller, Urban Planner and Modeler, Writer, actress and Artistic director.

Avril Lopez | Visual Artist
Avril Lopez | Visual Artist

Avril 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 Artist
Mayeli Piña | Visual Artist

May is a visual artist from Venezuela. Passionate about watercolours. Finds inspiration mainly from nature.

Jessica Armas | Visual Artist
Jessica Armas | Visual Artist

Jessica 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 Artist
Viviana Pacheco | Visual Artist

Viviana Pacheco is a visual artist from Guatemala. Her skills include painting, drawing, illustration and mixed media.

Ana Betancourt | Visual Artist
Ana Betancourt | Visual Artist

Ana 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.