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Concert by Ewout

by : Pieter - 2022-07-21 - 51 views

Concert by Ewout
Sunday the 23rd of June in Manezinho (22h.) 

One more opportunity to hear Ewout (the best blues singer of Portugal according to many) in Manezinho. As a blues performer and singer-songwriter Ewout Adriaans is second to none. Ewout’s guit...
Urban Sketchers on São Jorge

by : Pieter - 2022-07-03 - 80 views

Urban Sketchers on São Jorge
Last week Urban Sketcher Alexandra Baptista came to our little island to help us create a local group. We had a very nice evening in Museu Francisco de Lacerda with help of Catarina Dias. Here ia a sketch of two girls Iris Rodrigues and Cátia ...
Jorge Santos, artist in residence at the Fringe Festival at São Jorge
In the month of June local artist Jorge Santos will work on a statue for the Art Garden of Grand Café Manezinho. Jorge is one of those special talents that island communities seem to grow by nature. Without any formal training but with a deep urge t...
The story of “The allegory of painting”

by : Pieter - 2022-05-18 - 138 views

The story of “The allegory of painting”
The first version is from 2018. Initially I did not know what the painting would be about. I just threw some blobs of paint at the canvas and tried to see what they meant. When I saw the beak of the bird, I made it stand out by darkening the ...
The great digitisation project continues: New Site in the air!!!
The great digitization project continues 

Today we are launching the new website www.pieter-adriaans.com. The site has existed for almost 20 years but the technology behind the site was outdated. In the past month Jos Velema has created a ne...
Exposition 'Tocadores' in Museu Francisco de Lacerda

by : Pieter - 2022-04-09 - 194 views

Exposition 'Tocadores' in Museu Francisco de Lacerda
Upon arriving in the Azores, Pieter Adriaans was enchanted by Azorean popular music. As a musician and artist, he was curious to learn to play the viola da terra – for the instrument and for its social and cultural importance. This is how he ...
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