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New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Exhibit
June 1 @ 8:00 am - July 3 @ 5:00 pm
Hours: Wednesday – Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Note: closed on City of San Antonio holidays.
Artist Talk & Catalogue Release
Tuesday, June 7th (6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
Join us for a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Scott Sherer (Professor of Art History and Gallery Director, University of Texas at San Antonio) and Isabel Servantez (Curator of Exhibitions and Director of Programs, Mexic-Arte Museum) featuring artists from the exhibit: Francisco Cortes, Juan Escobedo, Brandy Gonzalez, Beatriz Guzman Velazquez, and Guillermina Zabala.
June is National Immigrant Heritage Month. It’s also your last chance to explore the thought-provoking artworks by 34 San Antonio Artists who were part of the New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. They represent 12 countries and through art reflect on the multi-layered immigrant and first-generation experience. Make plans to visit the Centro de Artes Gallery to explore this exhibit before it closes on July 3.
Round 2 Guest Curators/Organizers include San Antonio-based artists Richard “Ricky” Armendariz, Kim Bishop, Luis Valderas and Guillermina Zabala. The 34 participating artists represent 12 different countries from across the globe, including Argentina, Chile, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Iran, Japan, Kenya and Venezuela, as well as the Mexico-United States border.
Round 2 Artists: Fernando Andrade, Richard “Ricky” Armendariz, Jose Balli, Kim Bishop, Hayfer Brea, Francisco Cortes, Juan de Dios Mora, Anna De Luna, Juan C. Escobedo, Anel Flores, Juan Flores, Sergio Flores, Brandy González, Beatriz Guzman Velasquez, Ernesto Ibanez, Julya Jara, Sergio Mata, Barbara Miñarro, Yoko Misu, Merle Mory, Anastassia Rabajille, Andrea V Rivas, Caroline Royall, Jesse Ruiz, Gloria Sánchez Hart, Sabine Senft, Hiromi Stringer, Luis Valderas, Jorge Villarreal, Anne Wallace, Naomi Wanjiku, Anahita Younesi, Guillermina Zabala and Claudia Zapata.