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The Cómpeta Art Walk celebrates its tenth edition

George Kowzan at work in the town hall.
George Kowzan at work in the town hall. / M. Wörner
  • The programme for the Cómpeta Art Walk was broader than ever this year as the event celebrated its tenth anniversary

The programme for the Cómpeta Art Walk was broader than ever this year as the event celebrated its tenth anniversary. For four days, the whole village was in the spirit of art with events taking place around every corner.

At 19 locations in the village, visitors to the art walk were able to view the works of 37 artists from 13 countries and enjoy paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics and textiles. Some exhibitions were in quaint old village houses that are otherwise not open to the public: others were in the Luz de la Vida and Centro de Bellas Artes galleries. Concerts were also held every day.

Various works of art were integrated into gardens, while in the town hall, several artists, including George Kowzan, were given free rein. Kowzan produced a large-format mural that will decorate the terrace of the Tetería Hierbabuena restaurant.

There were also a number of workshops on offer. Many of them were fully booked, including Pepe Gálvez's introduced to the art of Raku, a special firing technique developed in Japan.