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Gallery Broeschen - Art Balearic Islands

The Artist Studio and Gallery BROESCHEN on the Balearic Island of Menorca provides national and international artists with the opportunity to gain inspiration on Menorca throughout the year. At 8.00 p.m. on Saturdays between June and October, we stage our summer program with artists from the artistic fields of painting, photography of Menorcan landscapes and the blue hour moments in addition to collage photography. Glass and ceramics provide an impression of recycled plastics. Variety is provided by seasonal sculptures using the materials metal, stone or wood. The exhibition space of around 200 sq. m provides enough space for creativity, relaxation and inspiration. A smaller inner courtyard with plants provide a Mediterranean flair, inviting you to relax – surrounded by works of art.

Artist Studio and Gallery

Gallerybroeschen.com in Mahón, Menorca

Gallery BROESCHEN is a producer´s gallery. The production and sale of paintings from the artist Anke Carola Broeschen (abstract and free painting on canvas, wood or paper and collage painting) in addition to the representation of national and international artists from the fields of photography, sculptures, ceramics and painting.

Artists with creative ideas and a connection to the Island of Menorca are welcome to Cami des Castell 20, located in Mahón old town. Gallery BROESCHEN offers fair contracts to artists and assumes responsibility for the promotion and organisation of your vernissage. You will find the latest dates and all other news here

Gallery BROESCHEN // Cami des Castell 20 // 07702 Mahón // Menorca, Spain

an artist studio and gallery project in Menorca Islas Baleares


Trencardis Gaudí Shards-Mosaics Workshop

In this workshop you will learn the so-called Trencardis mosaics techniques invented by Antonio Gaudí. We will work with cut and broken pieces of tiles and porcelain shards as well as original beachglass-pieces from Menorca to create unique new designs and individual indoor and outdoor decorations. Creative support and stimulation will be provided to achieve a creation of your own mosaic design.
You will learn how to use the tile cutter and classic ceramics- and mosaic-pliers. You can choose two different workshop types:

1. The Paella-Mosaic Pan:
You will utilise Gaudi ́s colourful shard technique and bring your own ideas to a decorative, vintage paella-pan, approx 27 cm. Learn how to arrange the pieces of tiles professionally and fix them. In the last step we will show you how tofinish the design using cement and how to polish the tiles. (10 - hours workshop
Prices 399,00 €

2. Mosaic Beachglass Tealight:
The Trencardis methode can be used in many different ways. One beautiful way with an exiting appeal is a selfmade tea- or windlight with original Menorca - Beachglass. We will show you how you create and fix your own design on a glass, smoothing it with cement and polish the glass. You will be surprised, how easy and nice it is, to create your own beautiful windlight. (5 - hours course)
Prices 99,00 €

Price per Person includes mosaic material.You can take your artwork with you as a great individual souvenir of art. Groups pleaseask an offer.Course times individual ! Holiday House visit possible with Course inyour Garden !

Abstract Painting Workshop
„Fashion Textiles Collage“

In this 10-hours Abstract Painting Workshop you will learn the fundamental techniques of Collage Free Painting on canvas. Textiles and Fashion Material will be fixed on the canvas with glue. The canvas will be individually framed with a wooden framework during the course. Material such as Cloth, scraps of clothing, bonding agent, acrylic paint, oil pastel, ink and chalk. Will be utlised in my unique technique to bring collage and painting together on the canvas in this free painting art course. The textile material will be stuck on a canvas of circa 35 x 55 cm. Arcylic colours will then be painted on the canvas and textiles and spread out using a spatula. The short time it takes for the collage to dry allows for you to break away from the norms and regulations.Abstract figures will now become visible to the exterior eye as well as the interior. A form of communication will take shape. The object will then be slowly encircled on the canvas using a base colour. Withshades of colour and their harmony you will learn to transform abstract shapes into figures and faces. Your imagination enters the foreground. The stuck-together textiles form their own movement. The utilisation of acrylic colours rework and estrange the first impression of the painting and turn the object into a story. The objects on the canvas will then be connected using a line-technique.We will accompany you through thoughts, expressions and your individual vision.

Prices 399,00 €

Price per Person includes material.You can take your artwork with you as a great individual souvenir of art. Groups please ask an offer.Course times individual ! Holiday House visit possible with Course in your Garden !

Anke Carola Broeschen

Abstract & free painting, mosaic/Set designer

The artist Anke Carola Broeschen was employed as a Management Assistant in the Wholesale and Foreign Trade until 2009. This was followed by private tutoring in abstract and free painting from the stage designer (mentor) Andreas Szalla in Bochum, Germany, Zurich, Switzerland and at the Salzburg Festival between 2000 and 2007. In the summer of 2005, she travelled and held her first vernissage on the island of Menorca. The island promotes the creativity of the artist with its light and the intensive colours. Faces and figures carved in rock stimulate the imagination and additional impressive moments are to be discovered in nature, these then being transferred to canvas or paper.

The works of art of the artist Anke Carola Broeschen have now been produced on the Island of Menorca and nationally and internationally exhibited since 2009. The opening of the gallery in Mahón now makes it possible to exhibit works of art on Menorca.

The diversity and pastel coloured light in the sky and the ocean, the nature and the sea, combined with relaxation and serenity are what provide an enormous inspiration. Material that comes from the nature and the coast for example, are included in the collages, as are shards and ceramic included in the mosaics.

Some of the exhibitions staged by the artist Anke Carola Broeschen:
Menorca Reunion Broeschen/Szalla/Tabori, Balearic Islands, Spain 2005
Foundation Au Munich, Germany 2010
Stage design Barcelona Theatre, Spain 2011-2012
Paribas New York, USA 2013
Taipei Barry & Gabriels Taiwan 2015
Stage design Seville, Spain 2015
Pop Art Gallery Barcelona and Madrid 2016
Mosaic restoration at Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain 2013-2014

Online gallery by Anke Carola Broeschen

Andreas Szalla

Free paintings/Set designer

Andreas Szalla (1944 – 2007), Artist, Scenography, Set Designer, Stage Director and Painter, Creativity Time and Painting in Menorca (1960-2007), Mentor of Anke Carola Broeschen (2000-2007)

Art Studies Unversity Cologne by Prof. Theo Otto, Scenography and Set Designer Theater Bochum, Hamburg, Cologne, Berlin and Baden-Baden, Scenography and Set Designer by the Artist, Stage Director and Actor Georg Tabori, in Berlin (Germany), Zurich ((Switzerland) and Bregenz & Salzburg Festival , Son of Actor Hans Schalla in Hamburg and Berlin, Director of the Theater Dusseldorf and Bochum (Germany) from 1949-1972

Sylvie Pras

Aquarelle/Water color paintings

Born in France, I studied advertising art there at a time when PC did not exist. I arrived in Menorca in 1982 and fell in love with the island, its light and its tranquility. Although I dedicate little time to drawing and watercolor for many years, I never gave up completely. I worked with Miguel Cao drawing with pen and china ink for his book "Flowers of Menorca", I made calligraphy works and some logotype, I took drawing classes with Marcel Villier, did watercolors for friends and acquaintances. Three years ago I signed up for illustrative drawing lessons with Yolanda Carretero and started again to fully enjoy recreating with simple lines and colours the beauty that surrounds me and that I still discover every day. I work from photos I usually take myself and that inspire me: portraits, landscapes, towns, houses. I won’t give up anymore with painting.




Phil Miller

Photography Collage Artworks

My artistic output focuses on documenting and celebrating the minutiae of everyday life through detailed and intricate photo-based collage work. Artworks aim to capture the ephemeral; vignettes of a place, time and location. Each collaged piece is the result of a complex process involving the marriage of original photographs, paint, multiple exposures and artwork using projections to form the final composition. Once layered, images take on a new, almost cinematic quality. Works have a real sense of movement and with time, reveal elements to the viewer that are not always obvious at a first glance. Found items, tickets, scraps of paper and luggage labels worked into each collage become points of reference for dating a piece and denoting its significance within a time and place.


Antonio Vico


My name is Antonio Vico. I started to work in ceramics in 1989, and independentlyfrom 1992 by assisting to courses of raku, silkscreen, ceramics and enamels settingsto high temperature. In 1992 I had my first exhibition which reflected all thesetechniques, I also participated in numerous solo and group shows, always in Menorca.Within the register of trades in the Balearic Islands I have the Charter of MasterCraftsman and my work is recognized by the "Consell Insular de Menorca" with theQuality Assurance Framework .My products are marketed through different shops on the island and Barcelona and during the summer in some craft markets. I also do custom work for associations and various groups.For the Gallery BROESCHEN are produced exclusively the ceramic fish models BiniMini and BiniBini.





Feranando Borrero

Writer, Producer and Audiovisual Director

Born in Cali, Colombia,studied Media and a postgraduate in Audiovisual Practices at the Universidad del Valle (Colombia). He also did postgraduate studies in Audiovisual Communication at the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. In 2010 he won the Call for Art of Change of the Foundation Obra Social La Caixa with the Project Aprendiendo con el Cine, directed to young gypsies of the barri La Mina de Barcelona. He has done, among others documentary films, Vurma (2011), La Mirada Impúdica (2005), Historia de Juan (2002). His latest work, Variaciones Vurma (2016) compiles videocreations made between 2010 and 2014.





Menorca as inspiration

Balearic islands as artwork interpretations

The island promotes the creativity of the represented artists with its light and the intensive colours. Faces and figures carved in rock stimulate the imagination and additional impressive moments are to be discovered in nature, these then being transferred to canvas or paper.

The diversity and pastel coloured light in the sky and the ocean, the nature and the sea, combined with relaxation and serenity are what provide an enormous inspiration.

The island of Menorca offers inspirations and ideas such as vibrant sunsets, the permanently changing colour of the ocean, from turquoise to emerald green and deep blue shades, and the sandy beaches and rocky limestone rocks.

Landscapes and figures

Inspiration for artists for decades

The artists who are represented by the Artist Studio & Gallery BROESCHEN are not the first generation to be inspired by the impressive landscape of the Balearic island. Art in all its forms already originated decades ago, when hippies and artists discovered the Balearic Islands (Menorca, Majorca and especially Ibiza).

Nowadays, the Gallery determines the free painting, abstract art and photography. We also create mosaics (in the tradition of the Spanish master Gaudí ), ceramic art and artworks using glass shards before offering them to all of the art aficionados in the world.

Let yourself be inspired and visit us on Menorca.
Contact / Impressum
Artist Studio & Gallery BROESCHEN
Anke Carola Broeschen
Cami des Castell 20
07702 Mahón, Menorca Islas Baleares, Spain

Infos: 0034 69 551 551 4
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