Spring 2016 events to share!

IMG_4222January

The Ruiz Healy Gallery. San Antonio, Texas.

-Transcendental Train yards, exhibition and book signing event 1/18

March

Delaware Art Museum Cascarones studio workshop 3/12, Wilmington DE

Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art

 

Big Blue Marble Bookstore, Mt. Airy, PA

-Book reading signing, 3/19

-Cascarones workshops on 3/20.

Art at the Airport, Confetti Eggs: Cascarones Por La Vida Art Fund, Creativity for a Cause, Philadelphia, PA

-Cascarones demonstration at the airport, 3/25, 1:30-3:30

Cascarones Por La Vida Annual Egg Sale at the Reading Terminal Market, March 24th-26th, from 9am-4pm. Funds assist families affected by HIV/AIDS.

La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia,PA

Border Crossings: Immigration in Contemporary Prints

3/ 16 – 6/ 9, 2016

April

Latino Art Now! Re-imaging Global Intersections, Fifth Biennial Conference, Chicago, Ill. /7-4/9

-Booksigning

Big Blue Marble Bookstore Festival, Mt.Airy, PA

-Printmaking workshop 4/10,

Benson Latin American Studies and Collection, University of Texas, at Austin.

-A Viva Voz, exhibition, of works by Marta Sanchez and Lilliana Wilson, 4/14

Green point Open Studios

-Open studio, Brooklyn, NY 4/29-5/1

May

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington DE

-Retablo workshop 5/28

-PAFA Lecture “Printmaking where print and paint intertwine” sponsored by the Brandywine Workshop, in May (date to be announced at a later date).

 

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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.