Monday, 16 October 2017
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WhiteTerracesLogoSmallThe conclusion of another successful art course in Olhão was marked on Saturday evening with a show on the waterfront, in donated space at the busy Cais Clube bar, where many of the blossoming artists sold their work, many for the first time.

This course, rapidly becoming an 'off-season tourism' gem, differs from others as students are encouraged each morning to hone their artistic skills under an expert tutor while later in the day, encouraged to take their pick from a raft of local activities including kayaking, sailing, horse riding, walking and yoga - or stay in the studio and carry on drawing and painting.

"The Colours That Surround Me""The Colours That Surround Me" is a book of 100 pages of stunning photographs by Sandra Silva Rebelo. Landscapes and animals, mainly from the Algarve. The images are full of color that only our region provides us. A beautiful gift, or keepsake for yourself.

On Saturday 14th October, Sandra will make a public presentation of her work at the Restaurante Tempêros at Trafal beach -

Art by Thomas FlorentFrench Expressionist Artist Thomas FLorent is currently exhibiting some of his pieces at the Boa Vista Resort Lagos. Here here gives us an insight into hi thoughts and inspirations when creating is beautiful works of art.

alvarodosccamposJust a week ago I had a great time at a fine restaurant in Tavira, appropriately named Álvaro de Campos, filled with mainly tourists and foreign residents, watching an excellent pianist/singer, Ricardo Martins, and a charismatic actor, Pedro Monteiro - writes Rudy Engelander

Everyone was listening throughout their dinner to poetry by Fernando Pessoa in Portuguese, English and French. Not only listening: some guests were inspired enough to read some poems themselves. The whole evening, food, music, poetry, was a huge success.

Art and Photography news from the Algarve - October 2017We have no idea where September went! Here we are - it is already October 1st and our latest newsletter is all ready for you to read. We hope that you enjoy this latest edition.

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'Algarve Art' - Launch of new arts projectBrand New 'Algarve Art' venture launches in the Algarve, combining a new website promoting art and artists of all genres, a new Algarve Society of Artists, and the forthcoming launch of a unique Algarve Art! quarterly online art magazine for the Algarve.

Art and Photography news from the Algarve - September 2017We are delighted to bring you our September newsletter, which is full of our latest news, photographs, paintings and new projects. CLICK HERE to read our latest newsletter. 


HopeLess - The irony of lifeThe short film "HopeLess" produced by and 100% made in Western Algarve during winter 2017 has been pre-selected at the Madrid Art Film Festival, 2017 edition.

"HopeLess" is a comedy about life, trying to make fun about our destiny.