Fall 2016 Events

philly-4seasonsSeptember-October

fullsizerender-4img_0987-Create Collaborative Public Art project. Brandywine workshop and Archive, Philadelphia PA

unspecified-3September-November

-Tertulia in the Museum, Art exhibition Highlighting Local and Regional Latino Artists, The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ

Taller Puertorriqueno Group exhibition, El Corazón Cultural Center, Philadelphia, PA

MESSAGES and AMERICAN DREAMS, Crawford Campus Center Gallery,

October 19 – November 16, 2016 Reception: Wednesday, October 26, 12:30 -1:30

2015-2019 

Pennsylvania Icons, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

 

 

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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. Cantú. 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.