The Renowned Ecuadorian Ceramist and Artist, welcomes visitors to his Workshop – Gallery
Eduardo Vega, ceramist, designer and creative genius, was one of the few Latin American artists of the 60’s with the privilege of studying Fine Arts in Europe. Upon his return to Ecuador, he made his first ceramic mural “País del Dorado” (Country of El Dorado), designed for the “El Dorado” Hotel in Cuenca. In the months and years to follow, his works of art would inhabit important public and private buildings and monuments across the country.
At the beginning of the 70’s, after establishing a small workshop, Vega became the co-founder, designer and President of “Artesa”, a factory of artistic and utilitarian ceramic. In 1998, Vega left the factory to create his own workshop and gallery: E. Vega Galería Taller.
Eduardo Vega, together with his son Juan Guillermo Vega, also a ceramist and designer, host thousands of local and foreign tourists in their Gallery – Workshop. Their work is a genuine delight: abstract and figurative designs that contribute authenticity, innovation and cultural conscience to the Ecuadorian artistic scene. Moreover, visitors can admire a wonderful view of the city throughout the windows of the gallery, and many times they will be hosted by the same artists, who are glad to share their work and anecdotes.
This beautiful site is located at Cuenca’s viewpoint, over the Turi hill overlooking the city, 15 minutes by car from downtown Cuenca. It is a beautiful place where the reknowned Ecuadorian artist Eduardo Vega has his house, workshop and gallery. Visitors can admire his latest creations in artistic ceramics, ranging from mugs, tiles, and plates as well as wonderful murals that show the lushness of the Ecuadorian landscape & traditional costumes, and contemporary designed unique pieces. With an outstanding view, crowning the city, E. Vega Gallery – Workshop exhibits, sells and promotes the unique designs of the artist.
You can also find good books and complimentary coffee and biscuits.