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Art and Photography news from the Algarve - July 2018

Art and Photography news from the Algarve - July 2018Summer is definitely here now in the Algarve and we have our latest newsletter all ready for you to enjoy. With our best wishes, from Dave and Alyson Sheldrake -  CLICK HERE to read it free online.

A Subtle Idea

A Subtle IdeaIt is in the subtleness of the Portuguese people cultural preservation that Ângela Subtil (subtle) visits the Serra de Aire, more specifically, Minde. It is at the Local Association of Minde that a Portuguese manual loom works the natural wool to make the original patterns of Subtil's products.

Algarve Art Magazine - Summer 2018

Algarve Art Magazine - Summer 2018Welcome to summer and the brand new edition of our free art magazine.  As always we have a wide range of art and artists featured for you to enjoy, and lots of articles and information about upcoming exhibitions and events. We have a new feature 'Behind the Doors' which visits an art gallery here in Monchique for you, and we have our regular 'Pick up a Paintbrush' art lesson too!

Ana Nobre exhibits 'colourful bursts of expression' in Lagoa gallery

AnaNobreSmallAna Nobre is exhibiting new work at the Manuela Vale Gallery, in Escola de Artes Mestre Fernando Rodrigues, in Lagoa, her adopted town which has helped create a canvas for her colourful bursts of expression.

“Being able to make my work known to the world it’s a dream come true!” said Ana, announcing that the opening is on June 26th, at 19:00, until July 20th.

Discovering the Basketwork Art

Discovering the Basketwork ArtIt is on the stream banks that you can find the necessary material for Mr José Rosa to create his pieces. Alongside a small stream in Monchique, Mr José has planted wicker, which grows in the spring, to be able to work in the handmade baskets he makes in his spare time. This art, he says, he "learned everywhere and nowhere"; which his family's ancestors practised, but it was by his own will that he learned alone to enclose the plants to create all kinds of products: baskets, bottles, among others.

Art and Photography news from the Algarve - June 2018

Art and Photography news from the Algarve - June 2018

Another packed edition for you to read and enjoy free online - full of art, photographs and what we have been up to! With our best wishes, from Dave and Alyson Sheldrake -  CLICK HERE to read it free online.

Exclusive Collection for Mar d’Estórias

Exclusive Collection for Mar d’Estórias - The MUD brand - Made Under Design The MUD brand - Made Under Design - has been part of the Mar d'Estórias shop since the first day we opened doors. The family business began as a hobby by the hand of Mr João Batista, but it soon became a serious success story! The work continues to be handmade, with perfection and maximum attention given to every detail.

Art and Photography news from the Algarve - May 2018

Art and Photography news from the Algarve - May 2018

Our latest art and photography news from the Algarve for you to enjoy. Read about what we have been up to in the art studio and out and about with Dave's camera gear -  CLICK HERE to read it free online.