The Eleventh Cómpeta Art Walk takes place on Saturday April 20, Sunday April 21, Tuesday April 23 and Wednesday April 24. If you love art you will not want to miss it! Discover the beautiful village of Cómpeta with 38 international artists, of nine nationalities exhibiting their work at 26 different locations.
You will have the opportunity to see the artists at work and meet them personally. Admire paintings, drawings, textile art, photographic art, mixed media work, video-projections, ceramics, bronze, wood, stone and steel sculptures. Visitor are invited to participate in several workshops including raku firing, papermaking and printmaking. Visit the website to learn more about these workshops.
For the little ones of Cómpeta primary school a colouring project has been created by participating artist, Lieuwke Loth. The children’s work can be admired at the school.
The event has grown over the years into a cultural festival. On Saturday there is a meditation ceremony and on Sunday a storytelling event. Four Dutch students of the Arnhem Theatre School, will ‘move’ as ‘Art-Walkers’ in the streets of Cómpeta, submerging the village in creative vibes. Let yourself be carried away by positive energy and be open to new encounters!
The Cómpeta Art Walk is organized by Artist Lieuwke Loth and a team of volunteers. Cómpeta is only an hour’s drive from Málaga, shuttle buses will be available from Nerja and Torrox along with the usual scheduled Alsa bus service. Booking a stay in Cómpeta during the Art Walk is certainly worthwhile. The village has a selection of charming accommodation options and a fantastic selection of restaurants.
Each day you can enjoy exceptional live performances from local professional musicians of various nationalities.
Live music programme:
Saturday 20 April 2-5pm, EspaBelgajazz & Anne Vrij, Plaza Almijara. Midday – 5pm, El Rubio, Plaza Vendimia. 9pm – midnight, Los Alquimistas, La Carpintería Bar.
Sunday 21 April 9pm – midnight, Maika Lavera and
the Grajo, La Carpintería Bar.
Tuesday 23 April 2-5pm, Duo Masque, Teteria Hierbabuena. 9pm, Flor-de-lis, Galeria Luz de la Vida.
Wednesday 24 April 2-5pm, Nomades eclecticos, The Naive, Plaza Almijara. 9pm – midnight, Aire Flamenco, Plaza Vendimia.