Special thanks to the Brandywine Workshop and Archive in Philadelphia, PA and the Sam Coronado Studio in Austin, Texas for the opportunity to work in their studios.
TRANSCENDENTAL TRAIN YARDS
This series of eight serigraphs selected from a set of ten, is the collaborative works by Marta Sanchez and Chicana Poet Norma E. Cantu. The suite was printed at Coronado Studio in Austin, Texas and is in collection of numerous university’s Latino Studies Programs and museums. This collaboration was created to not only highlight the Mexican experience with the train yards in America as well as correlate the development of the visual and literary works of Chicana artists today.
This serigraph edition of 50 is being sold for $4,000.00. The set of eight prints in this suite are 11 1/2″x14 1/2″
“I am very pleased to have a copy of the boxed set of these wonderful prints created by Marta Sanchez. Her images convey personal reflections based on shared real life experiences with her family and the railroad industry. These Meaningful experiences are not too infrequent among the waves of Latinos who arrived at the various points throughout the 20th century. If not before. These shared experiences often form the basis for artistic creativity, which transcends, as in the case of Marta’s prints and Norma’s Poetry. Into understanding of meanings and beauty in the everyday life of all.”
Gilberto Cardenas, Julian Samora Chair in Latino Studios, Assistant Provost & Director, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame.
Selection of various monotypes, relief prints, of the visual biography, “Unfolding the life of Blanca Estela” series and train yards.