Self Help Graphics' Barrio Mobile Art Studio in partnership with The Library Foundation of Los Angeles' Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A., will be offering multi-lingual community poster making workshops to engage the public in hands-on art activities at participating neighborhood libraries throughout the city.
Workshops will be led by artist Pavel Acevedo. Acevedo was born in Oaxaca City, Mexico and currently resides in Riverside, CA. He received a degree in Fine Arts from Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez (Oaxaca) and was part of a Third Generation of Students at The Rufino Tamayo Workshop. Acevedo has worked as an assistant in numerous printmaking studios in Oaxaca City and taught papel picado, printmaking, chine-colle, and drawing workshops at organizations such as SPARC (Venice, CA), Riverside Art Museum, and Cooperativa AVE (Puebla, MX). Recent exhibitions include the Federation Gallery (Vancouver, Canada) for the VI: Biennial International Print Exhibition, 43: From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson at Self Help Graphics & Art, and a solo show titled Traces of Faces at Division 9 Gallery (Riverside, CA).
Check below to see a schedule of workshops hosted at these Los Angeles Public Libraries:
9/20/2017 Benjamin Franklin 3:30-5:30pm
9/30/2017 Vernon 12-2pm
10/7/2017 Arroyo Seco 3-5pm
10/12/2017 West LA 4-6pm
10/19/2017 Wilshire 4-6pm
10/21/2017 Sunland-Tujunga 12-2pm
10/28/2017 Granada Hills 2:30-4:30pm
11/20/2017 Angeles Mesa 2-4pm
12/7/2017 Cypress Park 4-6pm
12/12/2017 Junipero Serra 5:30-7:30pm