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Centro Cultural Aztlan is proud to present Nosotras: Perceptions of Identity.  Curated by RitaMaria Contreras, this exhibition presents facets of identity from a diverse group of artists.

In the words of artist Kathy Vargas, these identities are “constructed.”  The term ‘construction’ conjures up images of physical, proactive measures taken to create space for themselves as artists.  By definition, these women are forces to be reckoned with.  The results speak for themselves.

Participating artists include:

Carrie Avery, Bernice Appelin-Williams, Michelle Belto, Giovanna Carrola, Barbara Felix, Joan Frederick, Robin Gara, Deborah Keller-Rihn, Norma Jean Moore, Thelma Muraida, Pájara Nohpalli Napoli, Diana Rodriguez Gil, Anita Valencia, Kathy Vargas, Liliana Wilson, and Terry Ybañez

The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, is on view throughout the month of March and April.

Viewing hours are M-F 10AM-5PM.

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May 5, 2018 – Superhero Exhibit and Contest

Centro Cultural Aztlan is looking for young artists in your schools to participate in our 26th Annual SUPERHERO contest and exhibit.  This exhibit is open to any students 6 to 18 years of age, from kinder to High School.  Teachers and parents are encouraged to submit the names and artwork of students that are creative and talented.   The key word and subject of this contest is “Super Heroes”, who the students consider as positive role models in their school, community, or home.  Special attention will be to creativity and originality on the subject.  Artwork can be in any media.  Artwork may be matted or anchored on board, ready to be hung.  Prizes will be awarded at different categories.

Please notify us by April 14, 2018 if your school or individual student intents to participate by emailing us at centroaztlan@sbcglobal.net, returning the attached entry form, or calling our office at 210-432-1896.

All artwork must be in our gallery by April 24, 2018.

Download the entry form here: superheroes entry form2018  The entry forms must be attached to the back of the artwork.

We will have an award presentation and reception on Saturday May 5th. Students, parents and teachers are all invited to attend.

For more information please call Ruth Guajardo at 210-432-1896 or email at centroaztlan@sbcglobal.net

 

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June 8, 2018 –  The Story of El Laredito: A Historical Reenactment by Dr. Maria Citlali Zentella. 6-9PM

July 13, 2018 – The Story of El Laredito: Visual Art Exhibition, Poetry, Music and Dance by renowned local artists. 6-9PM

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