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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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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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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

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

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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

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Over the past five years, I have been making ink drawings in small sketchbooks in a daily-like manner. In these drawings, I work quickly from one to the next, spontaneously filling sketchbooks with minute line depictions that are simple and naive by nature, but evoke issues from a subconscious level. For the Serie Project, I

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Born in 1973 in Tamaulipas, Rigoberto A. Gonzalez has lived his life on both sides of the Rio Grande. After earning a BFA from UT-Pan American in 1999 and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art in 2004, he returned to his hometown. Gonzalez remembered Tamaulipas as being peaceful, calm, even boring. Now

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Serie Project Contact: Kelly Grajeda, Asst. Director (P) 512.385.3591 | (E) serie@serieproject.org Press Contact: Alexandra M. Landeros, Roots PR (P) 512.517.0394 | (E) alexandra@rootspr.com Serie Project Celebrates 20th Anniversary in East Austin: Announcing Participants of 2013 Artist in Residence Program and New Membership Circle   AUSTIN, Texas – February 14, 2013 –

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Every year, the City of Austin hosts an annual exhibit of artwork by a great diversity of artists from our local community. The Economic Growth and Redevelopment Services Office has announced the ninth annual People’s Gallery exhibition at Austin City Hall, officially opening on Friday, February 22 with an opening reception from 6:00 to 9:00

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Excerpt from Aether Magazine – Issue Three (Fall/Winter 2012) Aether is a semi-annual e-magazine that aims to engage collectors, artists, and galleries in conversation about the visual arts in our community and beyond, inspired by the diverse art scene in Austin where new ideas and creativity are abundant. Sandra C. Fernandez participated in the Serie

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