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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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    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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Obviously, we cannot own the most famous fine art pieces such as The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli, Water Lilies by Claude Monet, The Flower Seller by Diego Rivera, The Scream by Edvard Munch, Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh, or any piece by Leonardo, Rembrandt, or Picasso – but you can always purchase

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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.

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Sunday night (September 23, 2012) I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a special artist’s reception for the Estampas de la Raza exhibit at the McNay in San Antonio. It was an amazing show, along with Vincent Valdez’ America’s Finest. I felt so lucky to be there. I got to chat with some of the artists

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Born in El Salvador in 1978, Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo immigrated to Canada in 1989 as a result of the 12-year civil war in El Salvador. He attended the Ontario College of Art and Design (Toronto 1998-2001) and received an MFA from Concordia University (2004-2007), and he currently lives and works in Montreal, Canada. Castillo’s allegorical

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