Casca-tren3

Cascarones, trains, philanthropy. Proceeds go to Cascarones Fund.
Cascatren 3 is a hybrid of my work for over 20 years. I wanted to combine the egg shape that I work on with art & philanthropy, and narrative of the trains in my life.

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marta sanchez

Marta Sanchez is inspired by traditional Mexican folk art expressions. Her works on paper follow the social and cultural traditions of Mexican and Chicano/a Art. Marta has been working on a series of paintings of the San Antonio train yards near her childhood home. She explores the role of trains in the Mexican migration through the Southern Pacific. Carpas, traveling circus and vaudeville troupes that performed throughout Mexico. A collaborative suite of Carpa related serigraphs titled Transcendental Train Yards has been published with Chicana poet Norma E. CantĂș. Her work is in the collections of The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The McNay Art Museum, The National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago and other museum in the U.S. and Cheech Marin. She is the founder of grassroots organization "Cascarones Por La Vida," which assists families affected by HIV/AIDS. Her work is currently archived at the Benson Latin American Collection at University of Texas at Austin.