Golden Cactus Gallery
Cabo's Finest Art Gallery


(posted on 24 Dec 2016)

December 31st will be the last day of the Golden Cactus Gallery brick and mortar location. Real sad moment... But, hey.

The online sales will continue so don't give up on me. And come see us at the Old Town Gallery in San Jose del Cabo in the art district (Obregon street).

All that is left is to wish you and yours a stupendous and happy 2017!

All my love,


(posted on 12 Oct 2016)

From San Jose, take the shortcut road at the entrance to San Lucas and turn north on the road to Todos Santos, at the gas station.

(posted on 1 Nov 2015)

It's done! The gallery has moved from the "warehouse" to a new storefront in Plaza Casa Blanca. The mall is 3 miles - 5 kilometers- from the marina on the highway to Todos Santos. It is a great location with plenty of parking. Come see us!


From downtown San Lucas, take Hidalgo, a one way street north.

From San Jose, take the shortcut road at the entrance to San Lucas and turn north on the road to Todos Santos, at the gas station.

When you get to the Motel La Roca at the corner of the road to the animal shelter, make a U-turn. There is also a gas station on that corner. Ride about 100 feet, and the entrance to Plaza Casa Blanca is on your right. We are in local 13, at the end of the parking.

(posted on 27 Jan 2014)

(posted on 5 Nov 2013)

Instructor: Mike Svob

Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Date: June 16, 2014 - June 30, 2014
5,500.00 USD (details to be provided on registration)

Find your creative artistic muse in France with impressionist Mike Svob. We will start by visiting the great art museums of Paris. Then on to Provence to paint and explore the same light and landscape that inspired artists from Vincent Van Gogh to Monet.
Join Mike on an inspirational 15 day painting workshop in the fields of lavender near Grignan, along the alleys of Arles and among the ancient architecture of Aix en Provence
We will have the long warm days of early summer to relax , interpret and record the amazingly stimulating visual scenery that is found in Provence .
The workshop price includes --- all hotels, breakfast,some dinners,
fees to museums, all travel within the workshop days and painting workshop
fee. For all further information and details please contact Mike Svob at
Email or by telephone at 604-535-1459.

Please visit Mike Svob at his studio website at

Prerequisites: Acrylic, Oils or Watercolour, and a few spots for non painting partners

(posted on 4 Jun 2012)

... or looking for a partner in the gallery. Or it could become a great Gallery / Café or a fantastic Gallery / Jazz Bar! The gallery has been open for 15 years, and now faces a tough choice; either a harmonious transformation with a fresh influx of capital or a temporary move outside the “tourist zone” until the economy bounces back.

The latter is not the ideal solution, but if it comes to that, I want to let you know that the art will still be available for viewing by appointment and that I will continue having shows in the lobbies of local hotels and different venues as in the past.

All of you know the gallery and many of you know me, and I certainly hope you will look us up the next time you are in town.

The gallery will remain open at its current location through June 30th, Monday to Friday from 12 PM to 7 PM or any other time by appointment.

For more information, call 143-6399 or cellular 624-147-5287 or 619-272-3737 from the US and Canada.

(posted on 20 Dec 2011)

A lot of new pieces by McDiarmid, Dube, MacCLure, Hurst, Wylie, Bell, and Einerssen are in. See them by clicking on the artist’s name on the Home Page.

I also have a favor to ask of all of you who have bought art from the Golden Cactus Gallery over the years: Could you drop me a line telling me why you bought from the gallery? I think that it will be priceless in guiding me to plan for the coming season.

On December 28, 29 and 30, Marilyn Hurst and Chris MacClure will be painting at the gallery from 11 AM to 2 PM – don’t miss it!

In the meantime, I leave you with a few beautiful images for you to enjoy until we meet again…

El PurepechaCactiNeptune's Finger

Desert & SeaSock SellersEsperanzaBelle Danseuse

The gallery is now open Monday to Friday from 2 PM to 7 PM. For a private viewing anytime call 143-6399 local or 1-619-272-3737 from US & Canada.

After a very hot and quiet summer, we are gearing up for an exciting new season of great art pieces and shows by our regular artists as well as continuing the special weekly "invited artist" shows. Also, we will have more artists painting live in the gallery for everyone's enjoyment and education on the various techniques our painters use to create their artwork.

So come by the gallery and don't hesitate to call me if you need to come by earlier or later than the "regular" hours. It would be a pleasure to show you around!


Blue SerenadeGateway to CaboLavanderiaOn the EstuaryLa Bolsa Vacia

(posted on 20 May 2011)

Art Festival Come see us! The Downtown Cabo Friday Art Festival, in conjunction with the Featured Artist Exhibit at the gallery, continues to grow. This Friday, May 20, the Plaza downtown San Lucas, by the church, will host more than 15 artists doing their art in the Plaza, as well as folkloric ballet. The museum remains open during the events – from 6 to 9 PM.

The gallery will be introducing Marlene Najera during the same period on Friday, and again on Saturday from 10 to 3 PM.
Next week, the plaza will be host to the Youth Orchestra of San Jose del Cabo, and the gallery will exhibit the photographs of Jorge Treviño.
More news: An art gallery has closed in San Jose: The Old Town Gallery’s building has been sold and the gallery is no longer. But you can still see all the work of your favorite artists right here at the Golden Cactus Gallery. Keep looking at the pages of the various artists’ by clicking on their names on the web site as we are adding new pieces daily.
Jonn & BrentEl EncantoAlso, the Southern Lights artists Jonn Einerssen and Brent Heighton, along with this gallery, had a great art show at El Encanto de la Laguna, up past San Jose on the coast. There was a huge turnout along with wonderful food (Salomon’s), drinks (fine wines and margaritas), music (Dos Huevos), and even dancing (by yours truly and many more). This is a spectacular condominium and home development: check it out!
Sunset Mona LisaLuna Itzel
I am including photos of a past show I did at the restaurant with the most spectacular view in Los Cabos: the Sunset Mona Lisa (
- the art show was a benefit for the daycare Niños del Capitan) and photos of Friday night events at the gallery – like the incomparable singer Luna Itzel.

(posted on 8 Apr 2011)
The Golden Cactus Gallery is proud to sponsor the local artistic talent byHumberto Arredondo
giving them a venue in which to express themselves every Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. The exact time changes depending on the actual event, so please call 143-6399.
Every weekend, the gallery showcases a different artist who wishes to expose his or her art, be it paintings, sculptures, poetry, music, singing, photography, performances, writings, dancing, etc.
The location is provided for free and the gallery does not collect any percentage from any sales or contracts acquired during the event.
These exhibits are also in conjunction with the new upcoming Cabo Friday Festivals which will start April 22, from 6 to 9PM, and every Friday thereafter The festival is the result of the efforts of business owners of downtown Cabo San Lucas to offer the tourists and the locals something fun and cultural to do on Friday nights.
The aim is also to generate a fresh image for the center of San Lucas, a destination with alternatives to the well-known bar scenes and Boulevard Marina. Artists will be exposing in the little (Amelia Wilkes) plaza by the church; there will be music, entertainment, fire twirling, drum playing, clowns, acrobats, and special offers by nearby businesses.
Upcoming Shows:

Friday April 8: Humberto Arredondo - "Drawings" - hyperealism in pastel, oil & graphite
Friday April 15: Dick McFaul & Matt Hewittson - impresionism in oil
Friday April 22: Marco Antonio Bejarano - "Poetry without words" - expresionism & surrealism
Friday April 29: Miguel Ramirez - "Naturaleza Muerta" - hyperrealism still life
Friday May 06 : Paulina Vargas - impresionism in oil

Dick McFaulMarco Antonio Bejarano

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