The Art of Zihuatanejo: Alfredo Tapia

Ixtapa Zihuatanejo is known for its natural beauty and captivating environment – but, another treasure of the area is its art.  The art of Zihuatanejo!

The Ixtapa Zihuatanejo community is full of artists…probably because of its beauty. One of the best known in the area is Alfredo Tapia.A graduate of “El Instituto Guerrerence de la Cultura” (The Institute of Culture of Guerrero), Alfredo Tapia studied painting with Ana Alicia Balderrama and sculpture with Jose Balderrama Luque.  Tapia was the founder and operator of “Nativo Arte” studio in Zihuatanejo from 2004 to 2011.  Currently, he is collaborating with other artists on an experimental workshop using plastics and preparing for exhibitions in the fall.

See a sampling of the artistry of Alfredo Tapia.

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