The Top Art Galleries in Guayaquil

Las Peñas, Guayaquil | @Dan/Flickr
Las Peñas, Guayaquil | @Dan/Flickr

Finding original works by talented Ecuadorian artists is easy in the port city of Guayaquil. Most galleries are located in one of two neighborhoods: along the street of Calle Numa Pompilio Llona in Las Peñas, and near Calle 9 NO in Urdesa. A new kind of gallery and exhibition space also recently opened in the Samborondón district. Each location offers its own special flair. 

Galleries in Las Peñas

Galería de Hermel Quezada

Hermel Quezada works in the style of magical realism. His work is bright, colorful, and whimsical, perhaps a reflection of the rainbow-colored houses in the surrounding Las Peñas neighborhood. The paintings in his gallery are available to buy.

Calle Numa Pompilio Llona, Las Peñas, Guayaquil, Ecuador


Posted by Hermel Quezada on Thursday, March 10, 2016

Galería de Roberto Saavedra Walker

Roberto Saavedra Walker sells his work from a gallery/workshop on Calle Numa Pompilio Llona, a street in Las Peñas known for being home to several art galleries. Throughout his career, he has explored several media, but he is best known for his oil paintings. His best works are abstract, playing with ancient themes in a modern and surrealist style.

Calle Numa Pompilio Llona, Las Peñas, Guayaquil, Ecuador


Posted by Roberto Saavedra Walker on Monday, June 19, 2017

Casa del Artista Plastico

Casa del Artista Plastico, located in the colorful neighborhood of Las Peñas, offers hands-on classes in painting, and provides exhibition space to local artists. On weekends and holidays, the Casa del Artista Plastico spills out onto the local street, a pedestrian walkway, and becomes a market for artists selling their work.

Numa Pompilio Llona 175, Las Peñas, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Galleries in Urdesa

Galeria de Arte Man Ging

The Man Ging Art Gallery can be found in two locations. The first is in the midtown neighborhood of Urdesa. The gallery occupies a historic home and holds a collection of modern art. The second is downtown, inside the Man Ging Hotel, where they sell the work of many modern Ecuadorian artists.

Galeria Man Ging, Urdesa, Cedros 111, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Hotel Galeria Man Ging, 9 de Octubre #1608 and García Moreno, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Eduardo Kingman Riofrío fue un artista ecuatoriano, considerado como uno de los maestros del expresionismo en Ecuador #art #expresionismo #HotelManging

Posted by Hotel Galería Man-Ging on Friday, May 13, 2016


Imaginar is known in Quito and Guayaquil for its diverse offerings from a wide variety of Ecuadorian artists. Their collection of art for sale includes works by well-known artists such as Jorge Perugache and Frederico Gozenbach. The displays are well lit and the staff are very welcoming to all patrons, even those who are not in the market to buy.

Avenida Jorge Perez Concha and Ébanos, Urdesa, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Acompáñanos en la muestra pictórica Catarsis del maestro Federico Gonzenbach!

Posted by Imaginar Casa de Arte on Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Galería de Arte y Enmarcaciones Núñez y Núñez

The Art Gallery of Núñez y Núñez has a long history in the city of Guayaquil. Formerly located in the artsy sector of Las Peñas, Núñez y Núñez can now be found in the trendy Urdesa neighborhood. The gallery displays and sells art from many modern Ecuadorian painters, but the work of the owner, Roberto Núñez, is a major attraction. Núñez, a popular local artist, has worked in several different styles over the past 45 years.

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NoMínimo is a cultural space and art gallery located inside the Plaza Lagos shopping center in Samborondón. Exhibitions change often and focus on modern Ecuadorian artists such as Juan Carlos Fernandez, Olga Dueñas, and Michelle Ulloa.

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