Cristina Acosta
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I'm an artist, author and architectural color consultant.

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Writing about being a Latina

I recently re-did my website and put it on Wordpress. I've been adding to it and today wrote a piece about my childhood in Southern California, specifically, the day I discovered that I was "Mexican."

Posted on May 16, 2015 at 1:46pm

What Really is a Latino Color Scheme?

I posted a piece on my blog, www.Color about the perception of Hispanic/Chicana color palettes and how it's affected me personally as a Latina artist. Here's an excerpt:


"It’s easy to stereotype a culture with a particular color palette, and Hispanic cultures, like Mexico are often seen by Northern neighbors through a lens saturated with color. The tint of that lens, saturated with… Continue

Posted on September 19, 2009 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

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At 2:08pm on December 19, 2009, Victoria Delgadillo said…


In March 2010, there will be a series of events in Mexico City, Mexico, Los Angeles, California, and other cities, meant to be a ritual of mourning for the femicides in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua: Art as a pathway of opposition and resistance to violence.

We invite you to be part of this initiative of art activism. Below is the link to the blog we have dedicated to this and where you will find the Call for Entries. This invitation is open to all individuals, groups, organizations, artists and activists. The events in March 2010 will include awareness raising creative workshops, intervention actions, plays and performances and the exhibition of the art work received through the call for entries and the resulting art from the workshops.

For those who do not live in Mexico City or Los Angeles metropolitan areas, we invite you to organize your own community activity during the same month of March, 2010. It could be an Art Exhibit, a book discussion, a movie screening, a poetry reading, etc. We ask you to include the original title of this event “A Prayer for Juarez,” and to send us your schedule, and later on, photos and documentation, to be included in the blog.

To include your event, or for any kind of issue related, please write to us:
In the US:
In Mexico:

Creating protest art transcends culture and gender. We are united in a larger community of like-minds and humanitarian goals. We thank you in advance for your dedication and your prayers for the women of Ciudad Juarez. NI UNA MAS!


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