Archive for the ‘Artist in Residence’ Category

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In:Artist in Residence, Behind-the-Scenes, Chicano Art, Special Edition 2014

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The Artist Gaspar Enriquez grew up in the projects of El Paso, Texas, in El Segundo Barrio where Latino artists were few and far between. Fortunately for Gaspar, an artist, Mel Casas, lived next door and taught at his elementary school. Gaspar would catch rides to school from the artist/teacher, and on occasion, Mel Casas would

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In:Artist in Residence, Behind-the-Scenes, Chicana Art, Special Edition 2014

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The Artist Alma Lopez is a Mexican-born Chicana: she was born in Mexico and raised in the United States. Her family moved from Los Mochis, Mexico to Los Angeles when she was young, and they would make frequent trips back to Mexico. Like many Latinos, Lopez’s childhood traversed the US/Mexico border and exposed her to

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In:Artist in Residence, Austin, Behind-the-Scenes, Serigraphy

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Beili Liu Beili Liu recalls her childhood world growing up in Jilin, China as an entire reality that was vast and three-dimensional. She was always passionate about drawing and writing, and saw the practice and skill of these creative outlets as satisfying and pleasurable. As an adult, after spending some time in a design-oriented, two-dimensional

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In:Artist in Residence, Austin, Behind-the-Scenes, Serie XX, Serigraphy, Silkscreening

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The Man I started painting 20 years ago and will paint until my dying day – Phillips Brian Phillips was born an Ohio Buckeye in Greenville, Ohio. In 1995 he moved to Indianapolis where he lived for 15 years before moving to his current residence in Austin, TX. Phillips was always drawing as a child,

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Oscar Magallanes was born in Duarte, CA and was raised a few miles away in the Azusa Barrio. Growing up in this area, Magallanes became heavily influenced by the cultural and social elements of his upbringing. Despite his limited interaction with art, save for a few public art pieces around the neighborhood, Magallanes always knew

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    From October 19th to November 30th, we showcased our final Artist in Residency Program for the Serie Project, titled Serie XX. The exhibit was co-curated by our own Kelly Grajeda and Paloma Mayorga to occupy a new unconventional gallery space within Medical Arts Square near the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas.

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We the Directors, staff, and interns of The Serie Project express our sincere and deepest condolences to the family and friends of Oscar Galvan, an incredible artist and friend who participated in our Artist in Residence program. Galvan was born in Brownsville, Texas and moved to Austin in 1974. He graduated from Texas State University with a

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Michael Marshall, who grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, is professor of art and chair of the art department at University of Hawaii Hilo. He has taught at UH Hilo since 1984 and has been actively engaged with a number of community organizations including the Volcano Art Center, East Hawai‘i Cultural Center, the Wailoa Center,

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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

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