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18 Feb 2016
“Miguel Illescas, a fantastic artist”
2 Dec 2013
“Fabulous - art by the artists in their homes and studios”
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Visit the artists, artisans and designers of Cuenca. Art Cuenca can plan a great visit into the studios, galleries or shops to see the process and learn from them. You can also buy the art straight from the artists paying a good price. Also visit...more
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Simon Bolivar and Miguel Heredia, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-282-8558
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

In 2015 were on the Galápagos Islands and fell in love with an iguana sculpture but did not buy it. A couple of weeks later we we walking the Rio Tomebamba by Broken Bridge when we spotted the same iguana. We were fortunate to meet...More

Thank martha111
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We got to see three artists - all very different, all with very desirable works and all very welcoming. It's amazing that there is so much talent in a small city like Cuenca and that Sonia Punin who runs ArtCuenca has somehow got them all...More

2  Thank helen_s51
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Art Cuenca promotes local artists, organizes arts tour and has an annual Art Extravaganza in the fall of each year promoting about 20 local artists. It no longer has a formal showroom, however it is the organization to contact for local art tours. In Cuenca,...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 22 May 2013

If you want to get an overview of the best artists in Cuenca be sure to join one of ArtCuenca's frequent tours. It is very hard to see some of this work on your own because many artists have studios and or galleries in their...More

1  Thank Coencana
Reviewed 27 April 2013

This tour of artists in Cuenca was the highlight of our trip. Our guide, Sonia, is knowledgeable, passionate about art, friendly, and speaks English. She took us to the studios/homes of Eduardo Segovia and his lovely wife, Alberta Soriano and Maite Eusebio del Carpio (husband...More

Thank kathycrawford3
Reviewed 26 April 2013

We had a private tour to 5 different artists and wanted to buy everything we saw! Sonia (the guide) is so friendly and knowledgeable and meeting the artists is such a unique experience. We bought an iguana from Miguel Illescas and every time i look...More

Thank HannahPun
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Cuenca, Ecuador is the home of a number of artists with worldwide reputations, as well as many up-and-coming, highly talented painters, sculptors, ceramists, jewelry designers, and so on. Art Cuenca is a gallery in Cuenca's historic center, where frequently rotating exhibits of these artists are...More

Thank Castles-in-Cuenca
Reviewed 9 March 2013

I was fortunate enough to join 2 friends who are now retired in Cuenca, on a private art tour a few days ago. What an AMAZING experience! Our guide, Sonia, has such a wonderful grasp of art history, the artists of Cuenca and the community....More

Thank UtahJulie
Reviewed 8 March 2013

A memorable experience. The lovely gallery, previews local artist and artisans, and offers an opportunity to see what the art community is all about. If you a wise enough to book a private or group tour, you will see a side of Cuenca that is...More

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Art Cuenca is a unique experience, not only in Cuenca, but in any other city. The lovely little gallery promotes local artists and artisans of all types, many of whom are known around the world. But even more wonderful are the visits to artists' studios...More

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