The University of Costa Rica in San Pedro de Montes de Oca is having Fine Arts Fair where creativity and new designs were brought by a dozen of people; stuff that makes Costa Rica a unique travel destination, not only because of their landscape but because of what people can do.
Works of art, shirts, stickers, calendars, key chains, handmade notebooks, purses, shoes, jewelry, scarves, pottery, mirrors, ornaments, accessories … the list as broad as the materials, designs and uses.
The notebooks, notepads, gift cards, and cigarette butts were yesterday of the most desired. The artist Elizabeth Thompson manufactures paper from natural fibers such as sisal, heliconia, mulberry and cotton. Besides books, colorful paper mache animals made stole many glances. If you are a tourist in San Jose, you can find transportation in costa rica to bring you to the fair.
"The fair aims to attract people looking for everyday products, designed with artistic merit, but there is a wide range of works of art such as paintings, prints and sculptures. It is a space to raise public awareness about the work done in Fine Arts during the year, "said Angela Hurtado, of the organizing committee.
Shoes, shirts and accessories Manzanares, attracted a good number of women who took turns trying on a pair of leather boots red.
"I really like your work. The images in his works are mysterious and communicate many feelings. Whenever I come to the fair go out as three books, “Rodrigo Jimenez a visitor of the fair said.
The fair is a space where artists like Sila Chanto, Rudy Espinoza, Alberto Murillo, Sebastian Mello, Gerardo Selva y Marcia Salas, with developers starting to emerge in the artistic environment.
Daniela Sainz is a student of graphic design and handmade creations such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets; the protagonist is the resin. "It’s a sturdy, yet very flexible to work," he said. Each of her pieces is unique and combines resin with very different materials such as pens, recycled glass, sand, nails and even pastry confections.
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