Come and visit the Pen Cayetano Studio Gallery to meet the renowned Garifuna artist and King of Punta Rock, Master Pen Cayetano, MBE. Explore the extraordinary Textile Art of Ingrid Cayetano and discover fascinating stories captured by needle and thread. Admire a wide range of paintings, murals and thread art showcased in their colonial-era gallery. Relax in their beautiful backyard or immerse yourself in a cultural experience by attending drumming or art workshops.
The Studio Gallery is the perfect place to indulge in (hi)stories and experience the vibrant art and culture of the Garifuna people.
Ambassadors of Art
We are passionate about art and music and believe that Garifuna culture, Caribbean art and Punta Rock are important traditions that must be passed on to future generations. Recognizing the need to educate Belizean youth in the creative arts, we’ve made it our mission to share our experience and knowledge through our workshops and programs.
King of Punta Rock
Master of textile art
“Pen Cayetano is one of Belize’s most distinguished artist and musician and has been designated as an Artist Emeritus by the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH). He is known as the King of Punta Rock and his Turtle Shell Band is legendary.”Francis W. FonsecaMinister of Education, Culture, Science and Technology of Belize
“Master Pen Cayetano – a true and universal artist!”J.O. PalacioPhD, 2013
“Cayetano is an original and aesthetically omnivorous artist whose example is sure to inspire creative Garifuna spirits for generations to come.”Michael StonePHD