Serie Project XX and Young Latino Artists 18: Con/Juntos June 7 – September 8, 2013 Opening Reception: June 7, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Catering generously provided by Serranos $10/Free for Members Special performance by Daniel Adame: 8:00 – 8:10 pm
My work merges fashion, painting, printmaking and historical European imagery with contemporary issues concerning identity construction, displays of wealth, imperialism and the pursuit of the American Dream. Through couture dress sculptures, and fine art production I investigate how material objects become symbols of one’s success and define one’s identity. Houses become icons, and the use
We the board of directors, staff, and interns of The Serie Project sincerely express our condolences to the family and friends of Marilu Flores Gruben, a greatly talented artist and friend of our organization who participated in our Artist in Residence program. Like many artists who grew up on the Mexico-Texas border, inspiration often manifests
Drawing from her first love of war propaganda illustration and Victorian history, Farley Bookout is driven to create imagery of pensive women in lonely spaces, reminiscent of a vintage screen print. Bookout began drawing at the age of 12, inspired by the horses she owned and the desire to capture their weight and beauty. Finding she
Born in Long Beach, California, J. Salvador Lopez has lived in Texas since the age of eight, residing between Dallas and San Antonio. Lopez studied at San Antonio Arts Institute and Mountain View Community College. An active exhibitor, of his work he says he wishes to express his ideas and beliefs by creating a bridge
My work examines the creation of cultural identity through the use of tropes that construct a ‘Primitive-Other’. Primitivism has been utilized by many civilizations as a justification for a social “cleansing” of a state. Especially with respect to European cultural identity, these recurring images of the ‘Primitive’ have been essential in confronting cultural differences. Regarding
Did you know that… The term serigraph is a combination of two ancient languages – the prefix “seri” (Latin for silk) and “graphein” (Greek for write or draw). The term “screen printing” is often interchangeable with the terms “serigraphy” and “silkscreening”? It all depends on the the context it is being used – artistic, industrial, or commercial.