Los Cabos’ Captivating Art Scene Travel News June 12, 2020 2256 Behind San José del Cabo’s historical main street lies its Gallery District. In recent years this district has become the cultural center of Los Cabos with many high-end fine art galleries displaying original paintings, sculpture, photography, prints and jewelry by local, national and international contemporary artists. Visitors can walk through these colourful cobblestone backstreets and experience many different forms of artistic expression. The district is the result of the collaboration of 14 major galleries found in the area. Each gallery is a prominent member of the art association and dedicates a large amount of time and energy into creating an inspiring atmosphere for visitors and locals alike. Let us introduce you to some of these talented artists and gallery owners: Patricia Mendoza Patricia Mendoza’s art gallery is full of contemporary art. Patricia is born and raised in the Baja region and her life-long artistic passion is one of the driving forces of the Art scene in San Jose del Cabo. Her beautiful gallery provides Mexican artists a platform to display their work reflecting the feelings and visions of their country. From established artists with already successful careers to blossoming artists whose careers are still unfolding, the Patricia Mendoza gallery is home to a unique blend of authentic Mexican art. www.patriciamendozagallery.com In the video link found below, you will be joined by Fernanda Rosas, Promotion Director, Los Cabos Tourism Board, and Patricia Mendoza, Owner, Patricia Mendoza Art Gallery, for a detailed discussion highlighting the art gallery, the art pieces, and some of the amazing workshops available to you when visiting in San José del Cabo, Mexico. Enjoy, stay safe and hope to see you all soon in Cabo! https://youtu.be/NEgV0uQ_Ic8 Ivan Guaderrama Born in Chihuahua Mexico, Guaderrama had always been inspired to become a successful artist and opened his first art gallery in 2005. Today, his San Jose del Cabo Gallery is a collection of paintings, sculptures, and interactive art work that offers an exceptional visitor experience crossing conventional barriers. The Ivan Guaderrama’s App allows for augmented reality whether his art is being viewed at home or in galleries. Ivan’s vision is that his gallery shares God’s message of Love, Faith and Hope through art. www.ivanguaderrama.com Frank Arnold Frank Arnold is an abstract figurative painter and sculptor whose work is considered to be both personal and universal. Frank divides his time between his working studios in San Jose del Cabo and Mexico City, Mexico. His works are in multiple galleries and museums throughout The United States and Mexico and is in numerous collections, worldwide. frankarnoldart.com Enrique Bascón Bascón, is an interdisciplinary artist born in Bilbao, Spain. He studied fine arts at the Universidad del País Vasco and then went on to take a series of different workshops on classical figuration in his homeland of Spain and the United States. It was these travels, as well as many others, that serve as the inspiration for work. He now calls Cabo San Lucas his home and his works can be found in private collections around the world. enriquebascon.com Julian Garcia Forcelledo Julian Garcia Forcelledo became a painter in 1972, and 7 years later added sculpting to his creative arsenal. He has been dedicated to pushing the boundaries in both art forms. He uses materials to help create masterpieces that echo his ideas, feelings and interpretations of the beauty that surrounds us. Julian says “Making art is the closest thing I have to the inner universe.” www.juliangarciaf.com About Los Cabos Los Cabos, located at the tip of the 1,000 mile-long Baja Peninsula, is one of the world’s most diverse tourism destinations. Boasting a dramatic desert backdrop nestled by coastlines of the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez, Los Cabos is home to award-winning resorts and culinary offerings considered some of the finest available anywhere. A growing list of championship golf courses, rejuvenating spas, world-renowned sport fishing tournaments and state of the art convention facilities add to the destination’s unmatched appeal. For more information visit www.visitloscabos.travel. Related
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