NEWS

AUGUST 2018
Artwork Displayed at (116th Street & 5th Avenue)
"One Vision," painting by Rod Sánchez – Official Selection by SaveArtSpace and X Gallery

Rod Sánchez’s painting “One Vision” is on display in New York City in a featured public space.  The location is beside the bus stop on 116th Street & 5th Ave. A profound thank you to SaveArtSpace and X Gallery for this incredible opportunity to share in spreading a message of unity to the world – joining together in hope towards one joined spirit.  The painting “One Vision” was originally inspired by and featured in the HuffPost article written by Raúl Sánchez and Dan Bullock entitled “Changing the Negotiating Game – 6 Tips for Smart Success.”

Photos by Raúl Sánchez


JULY 2018
SaveArtSpace + X Gallery Exhibition, "Cultural Diversity"
"One Vision," painting by Rod Sánchez – Official Selection

Rod Sánchez’s painting “One Vision” has been OFFICIALLY SELECTED in the SaveArtSpace + X Gallery – Cultural Diversity Exhibition in New York City.  As part of the exhibition, "One Vision" will also be displayed in a public space beside the bus stop on 116th street and 5th Ave.  The painting “One Vision” was originally inspired by and featured in the HuffPost article written by Raúl Sánchez and Dan Bullock entitled “Changing the Negotiating Game – 6 Tips for Smart Success.”


JUNE 2018
El País Newspaper (Elpaís.com.co) – Periodico de Calí, Colombia
2018 FIFA World Cup Colombia National Team Artwork & Feature Interview.

Rod Sánchez's artwork and a full interview are featured in the front page of El País Cali newspaper — the national newspaper of Colombia, South America. The feature cover story focuses on Rod's paintings of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Colombia National Team created for the 2018 Tschutti Heftli Collectors Album. The article is entitled "El Hombre Que Pintó a la Selección”

Photo by Juan Carlos Navia


JUNE 2018
Tschutti Heftli – Swiss Fútbol Magazine
Publication of artwork created of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Colombia National Team

Rod Sánchez was selected to paint the portraits of the Colombia National Team for publication in Tschutti Heftli magazine. The 2018 Tschutti Heftli Collectors Album can be purchased a the Tschutti Heftli Online Shop. Proceeds go to the humanitarian charity Terre des hommes, a Swiss child relief agency. The painted portraits include: James Rodriguez, Radamel Falcao, David Ospina, Juan Cuadrado, Carlos Sánchez, Frank Fabra, Santiago Arias, Abel Aguilar, Edwin Cardona, Davinson Sánchez, Cristián Zapata, and coach José Néstor Pérkerman.

Photo by Raúl Sánchez

Photo by Raúl Sánchez


JUNE 2018
Elpaís.com.co – Periodico de Calí, Colombia
2018 FIFA World Cup Colombia National Team Artwork & Feature Interview.

Rod Sánchez's artwork and a full interview are featured in the front page of El País Cali — the national newspaper of Colombia, South America. The feature cover story focuses on Rod's paintings of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Colombia National Team created for the 2018 Tschutti Heftli Collectors Album. The article is entitled "El Hombre Que Pintó a la Selección”

El País (homepage FEATURE)
Rusia 2018 – Especialles EL País

El Pais.com.co (Article Feature)


MAY 2018
Tschutti Heftli International Illustration Competition 
Official Selection to Paint the portraits of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Colombia National Team

Rod Sánchez's painted portrait of Diego Armando Maradona was one of 32 selected Maradona portraits out of 523 worldwide submissions in the Tschutti Heftli International Illustration Competition – hosted by Swiss magazine, Tschutti Heftli! International jury members included National Soccer Hall of Fame U.S. professional footballer and Fox Sports commentator, Alexi Lalas.  Each winning artist will paint the portraits of one team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  Rod was selected to paint the portraits the Colombia National Team for publication in the magazine.


NOVEMBER 2017
Palm Springs International Animation Festival
Film: "Winged Painter" – Official Selection

Winged Painter is an animated short film that invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter is a film tribute to Tori Amos and was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sánchez & Rod Sánchez – an audio/visual electro-acoustic artist duo Sanchez 2winz. Find out more about Sanchez 2winz on Facebook.


JUNE 2017
Artwork Featured in The Huffington Post
"Across the Divide: Healing the American Psyche" written by Raúl Sánchez
"Spreading United Seeds of Mind," painting by Rod Sánchez

Rod's painting, "Spreading United Seeds of Mind," was featured in The HuffPost article titled: "Across the Divide: Healing the American Psyche," written by Raúl Sánchez.


MARCH 2017
Jersey City Theatre Center Art Exhibition Series, "BORDERLESS"
"One Vision," painting by Rod Sánchez – Official Selection

Rod's painting, "One Vision" has been OFFICIALLY SELECTED in the BORDERLESS – Jersey City Theatre Center Art Exhibition Series. The exhibition ran for two months at Merseles Studios Gallery


NOVEMBER 2016
ReArtiste: International Juried Exhibition, "Show Your World"
"Transmission from a Silent Heaven," painting by Rod Sánchez – Official Selection

Rod's painting, "Transmission from a Silent Heaven" has been OFFICIALLY SELECTED in the ReArtiste: International Juried Exhibition in New York City. 


NOVEMBER 2016
Bombay Artisan Series – Juried Exhibition
"When Urania Cries," painting by Rod Sánchez – Official Selection

Rod's painting, "When Urania Cries," has been OFFICIALLY SELECTED in the SEMI-FINALISTS EXHIBITION in New York City. 


NOVEMBER 2016
Palm Springs International Animation Festival
Film: "Winged Painter" – Official Selection

Winged Painter is an animated short film that invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter is a film tribute to Tori Amos and was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sánchez & Rod Sánchez – an audio/visual electro-acoustic artist duo Sanchez 2winz. Find out more about Sanchez 2winz on Facebook.


AUGUST 2016
Artwork Featured in The Huffington Post
"Changing the Negotiating Game – 6 Tips for Smart Success" written by Raúl Sánchez & Dan Bullock
"One Vision," painting by Rod Sánchez

Rod's painting, "One Vision" is featured in The HuffPost article titled: "Changing the Negotiating Game - 6 Tips for Smart Success," written by Raúl Sánchez & Dan Bullock.


OCTOBER 2015
Orlando Film Festival
Film: "Winged Painter" – Official Selection
Nominated for 2 Awards:  Best Music Video & Focus on Art Award

Winged Painter is an animated short film that invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter is a film tribute to Tori Amos and was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sánchez & Rod Sánchez – an audio/visual electro-acoustic artist duo Sanchez 2winz. The film Winged Painter was mentioned on Florida National News (FNN) in regard to receiving award nominations for "Best Music Video" & "Focus on Art Award.


JULY 2015
Making Music Magazine – Interview with Sanchez 2winz
Sanchez 2winz: Telling Stories with Art and Music

New interview featured in Making Music Magazine!  In the piece, the duo that has been collaborating since birth talks about twinhood, creativity, live cinema, and storytelling through art and music.  Raúl Sánchez & Rod Sánchez are an audio/visual electro-acoustic artist duo known as Sanchez 2winz. Find out more about Sanchez 2winz on Facebook.


FEBRUARY 2015
SonicBids – Interview with Sanchez 2winz
3 Creative Ways to Musically Collaborate with a Visual Artist

New interview featured in SonicBids!  In the piece, the duo that has been collaborating since birth talks about twinhood, creativity, live cinema, and storytelling through art and music.  Raul Sanchez & Rod Sánchez are an audio/visual electro-acoustic artist duo known as Sanchez 2winz. Find out more about Sanchez 2winz on Facebook.


MARCH / APRIL 2014
BORDERLAND – International Video Art Festival, Spain 2014
Film:  "Winged Painter" – OFFICIAL SELECTION

Winged Painter is an animated short film that invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter is a film tribute to Tori Amos and was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sánchez & Rod Sánchez – an audio/visual electro-acoustic artist duo Sanchez 2winz. The film Winged Painter was screened at The MECA Mediterráneo Centro Artistico in Almería, Spain and at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Granada in Granada, Spain.  Find out more about Sanchez 2winz on Facebook.


MARCH 2014
Film: "Winged Painter" Released on VEVO  
Written & Directed by Raúl & Rod Sánchez (Sanchez 2winz)

Winged Painter is an animated short film that invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter is a film tribute to Tori Amos and was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sánchez & Rod Sánchez – an audio/visual electro-acoustic artist duo Sanchez 2winz. Find out more about Sanchez 2winz on Facebook.

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JUNE 2010 – 2011
Baruch College – CUNY
"College of Possibilities Campaign"

Rod designed and illustrated the Baruch College "College of Possibilities Campaign" for Fall 2010 – 2011.  The "paint splash" concept began with the inspiration of Baruch's tagline "The College of Possibilities."  Each seasonal "paint splash" was created to help inspire the desire of learning, growing, and becoming – spreading awareness of the opportunities that Baruch College (CUNY) offers.  Please see below for the seasonal bulletin front covers.  Printed Ads have been published in Time Out NY, Metro NY, AM New York, to name a few.  Other applications of where the "Paint Splash" can be seen:  NYC Subway Ads and Baruch's marketing collateral such as: brochures, online headers, online flash banner Ads, & coffee sleeves.

Photo by Raúl Sánchez


JUNE 2010 – 2011
Time Out New York
Baruch College CUNY – "College of Possibilities Campaign"

Rod designed and illustrated the Baruch College "College of Possibilities Campaign" for Fall 2010 – 2011.  Each seasonal "paint splash" was created to help inspire the desire of learning, growing, and becoming – spreading awareness of the opportunities that Baruch College (CUNY) offers.  Printed Ads have been published in Time Out NY, Metro NY, AM New York, to name a few.  Please see below for a full page Ad published in Time Out NY.