I'm a self-representing artist. I live in Los Angeles California. I've been selling my art since 2004. I have done hundreds of handmade rag dolls from dead brides to frida kahlos. My paintings are melancholic, surreal and gothic. I get inspired by everyday life... I work from a thought unfolding it to a work of art .
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. http://unaoracionporjuarez.blogspot.com/
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
In Mexico: email@example.com
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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WHO WOULD BE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING
I wanted to post an image of a recent painting I've been working on. Here's a detail shot for you. It may be in the next The Near Future Ago pop-up show in late August, but I haven't decided yet. It's a personal one. I think it may be called, The Bridge. Kinda raw still emotionally for me. We'll see...Have a great Week xoSee More
Sanchez Contemporary Art Gallery - Oakland, CA.
DAMAS Y DIOSAS
(All women group art exhibit)
Damas y Diosas, an exploration in images in women's spirituality, female empowerment and recognizing our ancestral traditions in a contemporary…