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Opening Reception Young Latinx Artists 24. BUEN VIVIR/VIVIR BIEN & Expresiones en Esculturas/ Expressions in Sculptures

  • Mexic-Arte Museum P.O. Box 2273 Austin United States (map)
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Date: Friday, June 21, 2019

Time: 6-9pm

Admission: $10 or Free for Museum Members Become a Member!

Parking: $10 at Frost Bank Tower Parking Garage, on the corner of Brazos & 4th St. (enter on 4th St.)

Young Latinx Artists 24: BUEN VIVIR/VIVIR BIEN

Join us for the opening reception of our upcoming exhibition Young Latinx Artists 24. BUEN VIVIR/VIVIR BIEN. There will be Peruvian antojitos by Lima Criolla Peruvian Restaurant, music by Saakred, and specialty cocktails brought to you by SUSTO MEZCAL.

Young Latinx Artists 24. BUEN VIVIR/VIVIR BIEN

This marks the 24th year for this annual exhibition dedicated to the professional development of emerging Latino/a/x artists and curators. Guest curated by Tatiane Schilaro Santa Rosa, YLA 24 brings together the works of eleven Latino/a/x artists to explore the theme of buen vivir or good living, The presenting artwork reflects the notion of decolonizing Western worldviews by tackling issues such as climate change, the legacies of colonization, immigration, and racism.

ARTISTS:

Carolina Caycedo (Los Angeles, CA), Mauricio Ortega Cortes (NYC, NY), Bel Falleiros (NYC/São Paulo, Brazil), Yareth Fernandez (Austin, TX), Joiri Minaya (NYC, NY), Alva Mooses (NYC, NY), Dalton Paula (Goiânia, Brazil), Angel Poyon (Comapala, Guatemala), Fernando Poyon(Comapala, Guatemala), Lina Puerta (NYC, NY), Ronny Quevedo(NYC, NY).

Expresiones en Esculturas/ Expressions in Sculptures

The Mexic-Arte Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of sculptures selected from the contemporary art collection.  These artworks have been donated and collected over the past 35 years thanks to the support of generous artists and donors.  The works on display range from figurative to conceptual and employ a variety of media including, but not limited to wood, fabric, plastic, clay, metal, and paper.

ARTISTS:

Claudia Zapata - Puro Chingon Collective, James Huizar, Claudia Aparicio-Gamundi, Randy Muniz, April Garcia, John Gonzales, Mercadorama, David Hernandez, Arturo Castillo, Daniela Cavasos Madrigal, Rawmirez, Sylvia Orozco, Mery Godigna Collet, Sebastian, Celina “Cuppy” Garcia, Evelyn Contreras, Alejandra Almuelle, Samuel Velasquez, Victor Torres, Jose Acosta, Lupe Ontiveros, Morales, Francisco Godoy, VM Fisk, Matthew Rodriguez, Robert Jackson Harrington, Gil Rocha, Pedro Friedeberg, MRL, Sasfini, Ishmael Soto, and Pio Pulido.