Puentes La Escuela

The Bridges School

Bridges, B Mujer Turtle MainLocated in the Penthouse Suite at Quinta Camelinas, we had great fun in 2016 and 2017 making art in my studio.

Join us in 2018.  First Event:  Sailfest T-Shirt Workshop

People seemed really interested in creating and being a 40 year veteran art teacher…it certainly was soulful.  I am formalizing my little operation which will be called  Puentes  La Escuela (The Bridges School). I have truly found my winter home in Zihua.  I am excited to announce that I will be Artist-in-Residence at Quinta Camelinas starting on January 21 – April 1, 2017.   This means that visitors are welcome to visit my studio and I will have a free (only supply fee) open studio once a week by appointment for Quinta guests. I will also be available to host open workshops for 4-6 people at a time for $20 a person. I have been a teacher for over 40 years. -20 of those as an art teacher. Click here for biography info: http://bridgescreate.com/about/ See all the amazing work completed in 2016 at the website below. Contact me at drb@bridgescreate.com or 612 845 0416 for information. Click here for biography info: http://bridgescreate.com/about/

Left: La Mujer Turtle 6″ X 12″ Mixed Media.

See all the amazing work below  completed in 2016!  Contact me at drb@bridgescreate.com for information.
See 2017 Supplies   See Art Makers in 2017


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Bev’s 65th Birthday.
There are many Canadians here
and Bev was turning 65.
Notice MUST be taken for these
milestone birthdays
or as Bev described it…PAYDAY!!

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Karen earing

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Karen, from Toronto,  rented my extra room for a week and had a lovely time adventuring and embracing the concept of assemblage art making or as I prefer to call it in my unrelenting war against Modernism- trash art.
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Judy is a fellow Minnesotan and started off on the wrong foot with me by saying “I am not very creative”.  As you can see below: That was just NOT true!!  Her work ” Protect my Heart” was such a powerful example of how social practice art making can change YOUR world!!
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Sydney Ankle Bracelet

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Helping Anna, Sally’s grand daughter make her ankle braclet

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Anna with ankle art

I also hosted long time Zihua resident, Linda Fox and Dorathy  to create neck pieces.
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