The art galleries Of Cuenca, Ecuador manifest the cultural heritage of the people, both in what they display and in the blending of past techniques with those of the present. Featuring a range of techniques from ceramics and sculpting to painting, these galleries appeal not just to art-enthusiasts, but to anyone interested in the history and development of Cuenca and its people.
This event-based gallery is new on the scene, having just opened in 2015. A project of expats from the United States, this new gallery looks to showcase local artists and enhance the relationship between locals and expats. Located in the historic center of Cuenca, check the gallery’s facebook page for exhibition dates.
7-38 Talbot Guillermo Coronel, Cuenca, Ecuador Tel: +593 98 603 6240
Tierra, meaning earth, is an appropriate name for this gallery which specializes in carved wood, ceramics and furniture. The “Artes de la Tierra” itself is the group of local artists that produce the work in the gallery including Ernesto Jaramillo, Maria Augusta Crespo and Juan Guillermo Vega.