Sunday, March 6, 2011

Latin@ Printmakers Show: Grabados de Paz y Guerra


Latin@ Printmakers Exhibition:
Grabados de Paz y Guerra

This exhibit is part of BCC's college-wide project
"Sorrows of War, Struggles for Peace."

Curated by Juana Alicia Araiza

The Jerry Adams Gallery

Berkeley City College

March 14 through April 30, 2011

Opening Reception, March 18, 6:30 to 8:30 PM

renowned Berkeley poet Rafael Jesús González
will be reading his poetry


---Ester Hernández ---------Jesús Barraza
---Juan Fuentes--------------Melanie Cervantes
---Tirso Araiza----------------Emmanuel C. Montoya
---Aretemio Rodríguez-----Gabriel Martínez

Latin@ Printmakers Exhibition: Grabados de Paz y Guerra
The Latin@ Printmakers Exhibition: Grabados de Paz y Guerra, features the work of respected Latina/o printmakers on the topic of war and peace, and is scheduled to take place this spring at Berkeley City College’s Jerry Adams Gallery. Curated by artist and BCC visual arts instructor Juana Alicia Araiza, the show comments on war, violence, immigration, international movements of resistance and peace.

The Jerry Adams Gallery is located on the first floor of the college, and the artwork is visible through plate glass windows that face onto Center Street, in downtown Berkeley. The six-week exhibit will be part of an eighteen- month long project at Berkeley City College, entitled Sorrows of War: Joys of Peace, which will include a lecture series, exhibits, curricular offerings and other important activities and events. The exhibit will take place March 14th through April 30th, with an opening reception on March 18th, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Berkeley City College is located at 2050 Center Street, between Shattuck and Milvia Streets, one half block from the downtown Berkeley BART Station. We are honored to announce that renowned Berkeley Poet Rafael Jesús González will be reading his poetry for the reception.

Featured Artists: Ester Hernández, Juan Fuentes, Tirso Araiza. Artemio Rodríguez, Jesús Barraza, Melanie Cervantes, Emmanuel C. Montoya, Gabriel Martínez


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