VISUAL ARTS & EXHIBITIONS

Declarations: An Examination
of Chicano Identity, Culture and History

Declarations

Public Opening Reception and Artists Panel Discussion
Saturday, April 26
2-3 pm – Panel Discussion
3-5 pm – Reception for artists, view the exhibits

Hybridity | White Gallery | April 12- May 24

An exhibition guest curated by well-known artist and professor from Denver, Anthony Ortega. Hybridity explore the dichotomy of the Chicano experience of living in the United States; the cross between two separate races or cultures that is known as home. A variety of media will be represented by the following Colorado artists:

Tony Ortega ~ Sylvia Montero ~ Juan Espinosa ~ George Rivera ~ Frank Zamora Maria Lopez ~ Lui Ferreyra ~ Patty Moncada ~ Quintin Gonzales ~ Kit Hernandez



Chicano Movement, 1971 - 1974: One Man's Perspective Through Photos | Regional Gallery | April 12 – May 14

A Pueblo photographer, journalist and teacher, Juan Espinosa exhibits an archive of his photographic documentation of the Chicano Movement of the early 1970's, many of which, have never been shown before. These are historic, yet still relevant images of the important events and leaders of this critical campaign and time period.



Los Fantasmas | Hoag Gallery | April 19-May 31

Los Fantasmas (the ghosts) are an artist collective working together towards creating angry, elicit, political, cultural, humorous and or conceptual, elegant and elusive artworks. They share ideologies, and aesthetic and political views while creating visual ownership, risk, and benefits of our invisible cultural identity.

Los Fantasmas:
Tony Diego
Carlos Fresquez
Josiah Lopez
Izzy Lozano

 

BEFORE I DIE...

2nd Floor Foyer - through MAY 24

After Candy Chang lost someone close to her, she was inspired to remind herself
and others what was really important in life. With Chang’s project, public spaces
are suddenly taken over by spray paint and chalk, begging passers-by to finish the
sentence “Before I die I want to _____ .” Her highly successful project has been
created all over the world in more than 60 countries and almost as many languages,
tying us all together with one common thread, while showing us that our shared
spaces can help us make sense of the beauty and tragedy around us.

FRIENDS OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO

King Gallery - through MAY 24

Selections from the Art Center's permanent collections made by those who know the artworks best.

Image: Taos Eagle Dancers by Gene Kloss


 

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