Date: Sunday, April 17, 2016
Time: 1 – 3pm
Experts Alana Coates, Albert A. Palacios, and Lisette Chavez will present on topics related to José Guadalupe Posada, printed imagery in Mexico’s early books, and lithography. Following the presentations, Mexic-Arte Museum’s Curator of Exhibitions and Programs, Rebecca Gomez, will lead a question and answer session with the audience. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Alana Coates is Associate Director for Ruiz-Healy Art and earned her M.A. in Art History and Criticism from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her scholarly pursuits have largely focused on Spanish colonial art, Mexican printmakers, Holocaust film studies, Latino /Chicano borderland discourse, public art, urban aesthetic, and contemporary art.
Albert A. Palacios is a Ph.D. Candidate in History at the University of Texas at Austin. His dissertation reconstructs preventive censorship—the initial inspection and licensing of manuscripts considered for publication—in sixteenth-century Mexico.
Lisette Chavez earned her M.F.A. in Studio Art from the University of Arizona and M.A. in Studio Art from Texas A&M University. She is an educator and printmaker, specializing in lithography. During her graduate studies, Lisette served as a Drawing instructor and Printmaking Coordinator, where she oversaw the care of the printmaking collection. She is the founder of Show Me Your Print Shop, an international online resource for print shop organization. She is currently an Artist Lab Fellow and resident of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center in San Antonio.