Group Set to Promote Art in Tamarindo

By Marisol

By: Ellen Zoe Golden

Just when you think Tamarindo has everything, a group of people have gotten together to promote fine art in the area. The main purpose of the Tamarindo Art Foundation is initiate activities that will bolster the town’s image from merely a tourist and surf area to a cultural and art destination as well.

“We are a group of 12 people who started the Tamarindo Arts Foundacation, which are now the driving force behind this huge adventure,” said Griet Depypere. “ We are all art loving people and all want to give another image to Tamarindo besides surf and party. We also want to embellish the town with permanent art works.

“ To accomplish this, the Tamarindo Art Foundation is working to present a three-day festival next March 3, 4, 5. The festival, called Tamarindo Art Wave, will promote the work of invited artists from all over the globe who will be creating new paintings and sculptures live at the local businesses and private homes. Participants in the Tamarindo Art Wave will receive a map of the town with a Blue Line that will lead to the various artists.

Organizers chose the concept of the Blue Line to best represent Tamarindo … continue reading

Via:: Tamarindo News