Visit Vida to see my wearable art work

I want to invite everyone to see work I used to collaborate with Vida. It’s a beginning to something I was interested in doing for a while. The florals were something I painted in memory of my grandmother’s love for gardening, the train yards were included due to my long series on them.

I hope you like the pieces!

MARTA Sanchez

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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.