Exhibitions Y Platica

 
CORRIDOR GALLERY
 
WORD
 
SEPTEMBER 9-OCTOBER 28,2012
Artists Reception Sunday, September 9th
4-6pm
 
334 Grand Ave
Brooklyn NY, 11238
 
 1(718)230-5002
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LA Plaza de Cultura Y Artes
Presents
 
Art in Progress: An evening with Yolanda Gonzalez
 
501 North Main Street, Los Angeles Ca 90012
 
Thursday September 13, 2012
7-9pm
 
 
 
 
 
Explore the process behind the art! Join us for a night of art and conversation with artist Yolanda González and a spirited Q & A session led by community activist, Vice President of MALDEF, and collector of Chicano art, David Damien Figueroa.

La Tienda, the cultural store at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, features González’s original, hand painted canvas wallets, hand painted acrylics on silkscreen, and a large selection of greeting cards for sale. Purchase some of these unique items during your visit!

About the artist: Known for her strong, bold brush strokes of color and texture, González’s artwork evokes imagination and emotion. Her work has been exhibited in museums including the UCLA Hammer Museum, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, and the Diego Rivera Museum in México City.

 
 


Latina Leaders & Icons: The David Damian Figueroa Collection

 Wednesday, October 3, 2012

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

CSRC Library – 144 Haines Hall

 

Latina Leaders & Icons is an exhibition at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library that highlights the contributions of women to Chicana/o and Latina/o history, art, and culture. As David Damian Figueroa began to conceptualize this exhibit, it became apparent to him that because many works in his collection reflect the lives and contributions of numerous women in our community, the exhibit could also serve as a tribute to the amazing Latina women who have influenced and inspired his own activist and artistic career. This exhibition draws from Mr. Figueroa’s personal art collection as well as his archival collection housed at the CSRC Library. The exhibition runs September 15, 2012 – October 15, 2012.

 UCLAChicanoStudiesResearchCenter

193 Haines Hall  Box 951544  Los Angeles, CA 90095-1544
(310) 206-6052   (310) 206-1784 Fax
lguerra@chicano.ucla.edu
www.chicano.ucla.edu

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