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Opening Reception YLA 23 and Changarrito Project

Saturday, June 16, 2018, 1:00 AM - 4:00 AM


Join us for the opening reception of our upcoming exhibitions Young Latinx Artists 23: Beyond Walls, Between Gates, Under Bridges and Changarrito Project: Selections from the Collection 2016 – 2018. There will be Antojitos by Dai Due Taqueria, live music by Mosaico Experiencia, and specialty drinks generously provided by Dulce Vida Tequila and Topo Chico USA.

YOUNG LATINX ARTISTS 23: BEYOND WALLS, BETWEEN GATES, UNDER BRIDGES
This marks the 23rd year for this annual exhibition dedicated to the professional development of emerging Latinx artists and curators.Guest curated by Rocha Rochelli, YLA 23 brings together the works of eleven Latinx artists to explore the complexities of the U.S./Mexico border region. Drawing from their personal experiences, memories, histories, and familial bonds, the work of these artists focuses on the social, cultural, and political realities of life on the border.

ARTISTS
Lisette Chavez, Evelyn Contreras, Adelgadoart, Artist Raul Gonzalez, Alex Macias, Juan De Dios Mora, Andrew Ordonez, Natalia Rocafuerte, Abel Saucedo, Ana Laura Treviño, Jose Villanueva

CHANGARRITO PROJECT: SELECTIONS FROM THE COLLECTION 2016 – 2018
Since 2012, Mexic-Arte Museum has hosted more than 60 local and international artists through its Changarrito Artist Residency Program. During their residencies, artists display their work on the Changarrito cart outside the Museum and other locations throughout Austin. The exhibition will feature diverse artworks acquired by the Museum ranging from traditional media, such as paintings, prints, and sculptures, to design-oriented collectible pop culture items, like zines, stickers, toys, and even car air fresheners.

Cost: Admission: $10.00 or Free for Members **Parking: $10 at Frost Bank Tower Parking Garage, on the corner of Brazos & 4th St. (enter on 4th St.)

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