Thursday, February 19, 2015

Art Scholarship and Awards

Something we do with the funds collected from the painting of the Corazones is to create Art Scholarships and Awards for the youth (10-18). The 2015 Arte Motu Scholarship and Awards are ready! Apply online by April 30 by visiting the scholarship tab.
For more info and online application:

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

"Paint a Heart" Corazones Workshop

We will gather on Monday, January 19th, 2015, from 10am to 5pm to paint hearts.

Paint a heart for the community! What a great way to celebrate Martin Luther King's Day!
All hearts will be hung along the streets during the month of February.
All proceeds will go to fund art project for the kids in the community.
All materials provided.

Suggested donation: $5 minimum.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Last Week for Submissions!

Only one week left to submit your entries to win the $250 Arte Motu 2013 Teen Art Scholarship!
Go to our Art Scholarships page to fill form and send photos of your work!

Saturday, April 20, 2013

2013 Teen Art Scholarship

Also this year, Arte Motu will fund the 2013 Teen Art Scholarship for local residents between the ages of 14 and 19. The theme is "Sense of Place".
The prize of $250 can be won as a result of an art competition, where the artist artwork is placed in competition with the work of other artists to determine the winner and recipient of the scholarship funds.

Please visit the Arte Motu Scholarships page to know more details about eligibility and submit application:

The recipient of the 2012 Teen Art Scholarship was Lorena Calvillo:

Friday, March 1, 2013

Retrive Your Hearts!

Just to let everyone know that the Corazones should be up until February 21st. If you have a heart still up, please retrieve it by the end of this week. Thank you for showing your love! ♥

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Corazones are up!

Arte Motu artists and friends of Arte Motu have posted Corazones all over Pescadero and in La Honda. Visit our Corazones page to learn more about this project.

Visit Pescadero, find and enjoy the hearts, and share your photos!

Friday, January 11, 2013

Corazones Workshop

Mark your calendars!
The Corazones workshop is on Sunday, January 20th, 10AM, at the Webb's in Pescadero! Signs will be posted outside. We are going to cut and prep the plywood hearts. Would you come and help out? Or just stop by and get your own heart to paint at home for only $5. Fun fun fun. ♥

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Hearts Anyone?


Have you felt the love? 

This coming year, together with Arte Motu, express your creativity, solidarity and love for our coastal community.  Make a heart and display it!
Put it on your fence, or gate, in front of your door, or along the roads. Be on the look out for ours, we’ll look out for yours along Highway 1, and in the communities of Tunitas Creek, San Gregorio, Stage Rd., La Honda, Sky Londa, Loma Mar, Pescadero, Butano,  Gazos, White House, Last Chance, Swanton, Davenport, and other secondary roads.

Hearts will be up starting February 7th, and should be taken down by February 21st, 2013. Please, visit this page in a few weeks for more information and for upcoming heart-making workshop events. If you can’t make a heart, consider a donation to:
Arte Motu, PO BOX 705, Pescadero, CA 94060
Any amount will count! Thank you for your support.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Pescadero Christmas Faire

Also this year, Arte Motu is committing to be at the Pescadero Christmas Faire. The faire is taking place this weeknd, December 1-2, 10am to 4pm, at the IDES Hall on Stage Road, Pescadero, CA.
Participating artists are: Beth Ross, Nathalie Fabri, Rosanna Petralia, and Shannon Webb.
We will be blessed also to have with us some of the kids from Arte Motu Juniors!

We will have printed and original cards, printed and original artwork, nightlamps, wine glass charms made with Murano lampwork glass beads, beanies, books, toys, and more.
Come to the faire to support local small business, local artists and non-profit organizations. 
We hope to see you there and we wish you a wonderful holiday season!

2012 Teen Art Scholarship

The 2012 Arte Motu Teen Art Scholarship has been assigned this summer to Lorena Calvillo, a Pescadero High School student with her color pencil drawing "A Day in The City".

In describing her art piece, Lorena states that "as a small town family it is always fun to take a trip to the city. It is an amazing feeling to be able to go from farm lands and few people to city lights and a great amount of people around you. My drawing was a composite of 3 photos that was made into one, to create an imaginary scene of me and my family at union square in San Francisco."

Lorena admires the work of great classical artists, such as Leonardo Da Vinci. She says "I admire Leonardo da Vinci because all his work is done to perfection. He took his time and in his work it is more then just a picture. There's math behind it, and as a math lover I think that is very awesome. All his art has a mystery behind it, which makes it so much more interesting. "

As an artist, she aspires "to make my art more thoughtful and to challenge myself in all my work. Im trying to think out of the box and make each and one of my art pieces just a little different. Blending the colored pencils is one of this things I've most attempted and would like to do better."

Congratulations to Lorena! Arte Motu hopes that she will continue and enjoy her art making artist in her future.

Lorena C. wins the 2012 Arte Motu Teen Art Scholarship with her beatiful drawing of her and her family visiting San Francisco!

Arte Motu artists proud to present the Teen Art Scholarship recipient, Lorena, in occasion of the 2012 SCAA Annual Exhibit in Pescadero, CA.