Right in the center of the campus you can see Serpentinata Caribeña, an iron sculpture brought to the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez campus as part of the international symposium of sculptures. It was tribute dedicated to Miguel Chamoun. It was sculpted by the French artist Guy Rougemont, which used two dimensional shapes in the painting and three dimensional sculpting.
Guarding the Chardon’s entrance the figure of Don Quijote is standing still, this statue is placed in honor to the professor Francisco Lluch Mora and the director Mirian Gonzalez Hernandez. The sculpture was forged out of stainless metal by Ricardo Lopez Ramos. In the sculpture’s shield there is a quote which says “Soñemos por un mundo mejor” (dream for a better world).
Historic Monument 2000, this monument was given to the campus by the class of 1950 an act of gratitude for educating that class. It is made out of concrete and stainless steel. This monument was sculpted by Julio Suarez.
In the center of the campus we can appreciate this message board which used to announce different events and activities. Most of the time the announcements are delivered through paintings. The same paintings are made by students of the campus.
Like if being a peaceful place to reflect an think wasn’t enough this mural of written and painted art raises even more the creativity in the square in front of Chardon Building. The written part of the mural is a verse from the poem “Te quiero” from the poet Mario Benedetti. On the other hand it has some fungi and two persons painted a side from the verse.
Inspiring everyone that passes by, this mural is painted in the square in front of the Chardon building. The words painted in the wall is a quote of the French philosopher Jean Paul Sartre. The mural features the quote written in blue, alongside many different blue handprints.
Playing the piano in the Student Center Building I found Andrea Carolina Soto, 19, the piano is her passion it is much more than just music to her. She learned to play the piano when she was nine years old. “Ever since I play the piano is like I’m in another world, it makes my mind drift away.”
Bringing joy and animosity to everyone the marching band of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, performing at the Christmas celebration in the campus. They are all dressed up in green and white which is the uniform of the band. This year they are celebrating their 100th year in the college.
From the department of band and orchestra, the corium canticus aggrupation also performed at the Christmas activity in the campus. Their dress code is a black dress for the women and a black suit with a green tie for the men. They performed various songs right after the band finished executed their routine.
Presenting the arts from the members of their organization at the Christmas opening, this group is formed by students of arts and sciences, they host an program that helps other students develop their skills in arts or simply give students an opportunity to make art. they do not limit themselves to paintings or drawings, they offer many other options and ways of making art. “We do this to help other students, art is an important part of the human being.”