News + Updates


Feature Interview in
El País newspaper

• June  2018
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.” 
— the online article can be read here.

Photo by Juan Carlos Navia


Tschutti Heftli magazine
2018 Collectors Album

• June  2018
Rod Sánchez was selected to paint the portraits of the Colombia National Team for publication in Tschutti Heftlimagazine. 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


A Winner in the
Tschutti Heftli International Illustration Competition

• May  2018
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.



"Winged Painter"
THE Palm Springs International Animation FESTIVAL 

• November  2017
Our film "Winged Painter" will be shown at the Palm Springs International Animation Festival at the Palm Springs Art Museum.  All donators to RAINN charity will be showcased at the festival screening.  Thank you for all of your support!

Nov 9th – 11th, 2017


NYU Constitution Day Poetry Slam!

• September  2017
Raul Sanchez's Poem "Ghost People" has been OFFICIALLY SELECTED in the FINALISTS COMPETITION at the NYU Constitution Day POETRY SLAM! Raul will be one of 10 finalists performing the poem before a panel of NYU Faculty judges. 


Article in The
Huffington Post!

"Across the Divide: Healing the American Psyche"

• June  2017
Raul met with several New York Times bestselling authors at a recent event that talked about writing the resistance, as well as writing to promote healing across divides. We’re all shapers of a better future when we work together.
Read full article here


"BORDERLESS" Jersey City Theatre Centre Exhibtion Series

• February  2017
Rod's Painting "One Vision" was officially selected in the "BORDERLESS"exhibtion. Come celebrate unity with us on opening night this Friday 02/03/2017 – the exhibition is in collaboration with other exceptional artists.   

Exhibition Dates:  Feb 03 – Mar 24, 2017


Huff Post Interview with "Walking Dead's"
Tovah Feldshuh

• December  2016
Raul Sanchez had the privilege and pleasure
of interviewing Tovah Feldshuh for a new
The Huffington Post piece – she's had an amazing career, recently on the cast for The Walking Dead and her awards led to her meeting President Obama himself! As both a performing artist and intellectual, in the article, Tovah reflects on leadership and legacy in our current political climate   

Interview Date:  December 5th, 2016


"Show Your WorlD" International Art EXHIBITION

• November  2016
Rod's Painting "TRANSMISSION FROM A SILENT HEAVEN" officially selected in the juried "Show Your World" International Art Exhibition in New York City.  

Exhibition Dates:  Nov 11th – 22th, 2016


Bombay Artisan Series Juried Semi-Finalists Exhibition

• November  2016
Rod's painting "WHEN URANIA CRIES" officially selected in the Juried Semi-Finalists Exhibition in New York City.

Exhibition Dates:  Nov 7th – 18th, 2016


THE New York Short

• November  2016
Our film "Winged Painter" will be shown at the New York Short Film Festival at the Cinema Village Theatre on opening night!  All donators to RAINN charity will be showcased at the festival screening.  Thank you for all of your support!

New York Short Film Festival:  
Nov 4th – 10th, 2016

Article in The
Huffington Post!

"Changing the negotiating game:  6 tips for
smart success"

• August  2016
Check out a new article published in The Huffington Post, written by Raul Sanchez and Dan Bullock, with artwork
"One Vision" by Rod Sanchez. Are you wondering how to negotiate in any aspect of life? Find out 6 tips in our recent piece: "Changing the Negotiating Game - 6 Tips for Smart Success." The key is building trusted relationships and bridging differences in ideas and values.

Read full article here

"Winged Painter" 
Official selection in the
Orlando Film Festival

• October  2015
"Winged Painter" nominated for 2 AWARDS: Best Music Video & Focus On Art Award at the Orlando Film Festival 2015!  All donators to RAINN charity were showcased at the festival screening.  Florida National News reported on the event.

> Read full article here


• July  2015
New interview featured in Making Music Magazine!  In the piece, the duo that's been collaborating since birth talks about twin hood, creativity, live cinema, and storytelling through art & music.  Check it out and stay tuned for the next single "Resurrection Heart" which hits iTunes in August.

Read full article here


• February  2015
New interview published on SonicBids with Sanchez 2winz! In the article, we & other bands talk about the creative process of audio/visual collaboration.  Enjoy & thank you for sharing the art!

Read full article here

Share 2 win!

• December  2014
Share 2 Win Event on our Facebook page this Tuesday, 12/16!  Win big signed prints of the Tori painting below!  One of the three winners will also win a collectible magazine featuring a rare interview with Tori!


Meeting Tori Amos

• August  2014
We treasure this shared moment – Happy Hellza-Poppin' Birthday to the lovely Tori Amos! It's a great pleasure to celebrate your existence. Thank you for you, your music, & your inspiration.

In honor of Tori – stay tuned for a CONTEST regarding the art Tori is holding in her hands, for a chance to WIN a guest vocal on our next iTunes track. Details coming soon at:


• April  2014
A COLOSSAL shout out to all that donated – together we raised over $1,000 in funds in tribute to Tori Amos & for RAINN charity! In warm thanks, all donors received a special name credit in the "Winged Painter" Official Video. Big thanks to Undented + RAINN for your support!