Hi Everyone...streetpainting.tv just returned from Festival Bella Via in Monterrey, Mexico and Blog Now on streetpainting.tv has lots of photos to share with you. The festival was a huge success with thousands of people coming out to see the beautiful artwork! Here are some of the festival photos from the Semplici Madonnari category (entry level), starting with some street paintings in progress...
Madonnari Cristina Minerva Flores Torres and Fernando Adrian Morales Soto street painting 'Madonna de la Calles'; original by Roberto Ferruzi, 1897.
Madonnari Marcela Yanely Alvarado Rivera and Daniela Hinojosa Loera street painting 'Pequenas Alas'; original by Adele Lorienne Saiman, 2007.
And some finished street paintings...
Street painting 'Autorretrato' by Madonnari Diana A. Balleza Rodriguez and Vianka Ramirez; original by Vincent Van Gogh, 1889.
Street painting 'Santa Catalina', fragment by Madonnari Iliana Salinas del Castillo and Monica Murillo Ordonez; original by Fernando Yanez de la Almedina, 1510.
Madonnari Mayra Josefina Flores Avila with her street painting 'La Primavera', fragment; original by Sandro Botticelli, 1482.
'Noche Estrellada' street painting by Madonnari Edune Uribe Perez Coeto and Marysol Uribe Perez Coeto; original by Vincent Van Gogh, 1889.
'Marilyn sobre fondo Azul' street painting by Madonnari Irene Garcia Carrillo and Nelda Hinojosa Trevino; original by Andy Warhol, 1964.
'El Juego de D. Leonardo' street painting by Madonnari ALberto Viloria Olvera and Cesar Polack Ugarte; original by Alfredo Castaneda, 2001.
'La Incredulidad de Santo Tomas' street painting by Madonnari Silvio Paradiso Balice (Italy); original by Michelangelo Caravaggio, 1600-01.
'El Viento del Norte y El Sol' street painting by Madonnara Angelica Martinez Bracho; original by Naoto Hattori, 2008.
There was a large variety of work at Festival Bella Via as the artists were able to choose images to street paint from 2 categories - Renaissance and Free Theme. There were 70 participants in each of these 2 categories. Bravo to all of the contestants for your hard work, creativity, and passion for the art of street painting!!
More posts to come soon, including the Viva La Patria Exhibition photos and competition winners!