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Koss Art Gallery

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Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2656 0284
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Visit - a must to do...

just a few step along the beach - you will find a great gallery with pictures they just will touch you. dont miss this visit in Samara!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Biel-Benken, Switzerland
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Biel-Benken, Switzerland
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just a few step along the beach - you will find a great gallery with pictures they just will touch you. dont miss this visit in Samara!

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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Jaime's gallery is an oasis you will never forget. His art expresses a lifetime of thoughts, revelations & insights into the human form. It's whimsical, serious, beautiful & everything in between. We count down the days until our return trips to Samara where we can sit & talk & share life with Jaime, a great artist & teacher.

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Thank Michele C
Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Every trip to Samara, Costa Rica Koss's Art Gallery is on our list of "musts" in places to revisit. The legendary Koss might be in his art gallery/living tiki-like space or he may be taking a walk steps away on the beach...if he is on the beach, we simply wait for him to get back! His art is soulful and... More 

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Thank AtlantaTraveler51
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Rich bold colours. I only brought one of his paintings home. Wish I'd bought more. The art is affordable so it's worth the short walk to his gallery.

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Thank marilyn123abc
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Jaime is a very special person. He spent time with me and my daughter (a young artist), sharing stories, thoughts, and the story of how he arrived at this point in his life and artwork. He has such a positive and thoughtful outlook, and it's really a gift to spend time talking with him. We purchased three paintings (they are... More 

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Thank Gina J
East & West
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

We saw the art but we really enjoyed meeting and talking with the artist, who is fluent in English (had lived in the states) and was intelligent and thoughtful.

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Thank ShaneWest
Atlanta
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We stop by to say hello to Koss on all of our visits to Samara. He is a native Costa Rican who has lived all over the world. His art is easily recognizable and unique. We have 4 pieces in our collection hanging on the walls of our home in Atlanta. Koss is a rich part of all that is... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

Two years ago I bought two pieces of art from Jamie Koss....I have one piece in my office and one piece in my home...They are bright and full of life and I just love to look at them and also think about my time in Costa Rica. These were great pieces of art to bring home.

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Edmonton
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

This is our second time to Playa Samara. One of the reasons for returning was The hope of visiting with Mr. Koss. He is so fascinating to talk to and he remembered us from 3 years ago. He is an inspiration. I now have four of his paintings in my home and office. If you are in Samara please find... More 

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Thank koebe
Somerset, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

This was a real highlight of my visit to Costa Rica. Jaime is able to express himself with such vivid colors. His heart just seems to be so present in each work. I saw the painting I would purchase as soon as I walked in the door! I wandered around enjoying his other work of course, but I had no... More 

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