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An Interview with the Artist

Originally published in Lokkal magazine. Andrew Osta is an international artist born in the Ukraine, raised in Canada, and now living in San Miguel de Allende. He started painting professionally in 2005 and exhibiting his work in galleries in 2006. His work is currently on display at gallery Relox 46, at the Hecho en Mexico…

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I was recently again asked to speak about my friend Toller Cranston, at the Michael Hoppe concert (I will upload the video soon). I actually wrote a speech for this occasion. In case anyone is interested in who Toller was, here are some excerpts from my speech: I believe that if street kids get into…

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December 2015 update

OK I know I am very behind on blog posts. Please accept my apologies. It’s just that I wanted to post an in-depth update of my European trip, before moving on to other things. However, I’ll have to do that Europe post later, because there is just too much to say. The main news I…

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Hi everybody. Let me please apologize for not being up to date, I have been away in the Yukatan in Mexico, then Madrid, Barcelona, Cote d’Azur (France), Monaco, and Tuscany in Italy. There has been a lot of travel and I didn’t have a much time as I would have liked to update my blog.…

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March 2014 Update

I have been occupied with writing and have also been doing a fair bit of songwriting. Of course, I am also painting and it’s rare for me to be able to do all three at the same time. Usually one discipline takes priority over the others. On April 6, I will be part of a…

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In the last week or so, I received some interesting feedback from a couple of people and I don’t know where on the site to share it, so I will just put it in this blog post. Back in 2012, I briefly met an aspiring painter named Rosa Antonia. She just contacted me from my…

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December 2013 Update

This month I had an opportunity to visit Oaxaca and paint a number of really great pieces there. I hung shows at Archangeles (Salida Queretaro, between Correo and Garrita), La Dolche Vita (Gelato Cafe, centro San Miguel) and will be hanging another show on Sollano 74 (San Miguel de Allende, centro). I have been mostly…

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About a month ago I took a number of my paintings and prints to the Mariposa Gallery on #36 Recreo, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. It’s a beautiful space and the paintings there are mostly my animal paintings. The work at the Mariposa is well-priced and definitely worth seeing. The Mariposa gallery will represent my…

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