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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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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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We have all been there. Christmas is a mere week away and we have still not gotten that mother/sibling/best friend/boss/partner a gift. I get it, some people are just hard to shop for, whether they be hard-to-please or the kind of person who has everything. When it comes down to these last-minute decisions, I have

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Carlos Donjuan was born in San Luis Potosi, San Luis, Mexico in 1982. He immigrated to the United States with his family at the very young age of 3. He grew up in Dallas, Texas where he discovered graffiti art, which helped him develop a passion for art and painting. He holds an M.F.A from

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