Entre Tinta y Lucha: 45 Years of Self Help Graphics & Art
Exhibition on view at Fine Arts Gallery August 21 through September 29, 2018
A partnership between Cal State LA and Self Help Graphics & Art,
with support from Cal State LA's Fine Arts Gallery
Entre Tinta y Lucha: 45 Years of Self Help Graphics & Art celebrates the 45th anniversary of our East Los Angeles cultural and community art organization. The exhibition looks back at over four decades of the organization’s artistic innovation and excellence, organizational resilience and expanded activity, by featuring a display of over fifty fine art prints from throughout the organization’s history. The exhibition also looks forward to an exciting evolution of Chicana/o and Latinx aesthetics.
Entre Tinta y Lucha marks a historic collaboration between Self Help Graphics & Art and Cal State LA. The exhibition is FREE and open to Cal State LA students and the public beginning August 21, 2018- September 29, 2018. The Fine Arts Gallery is located at Cal State LA's main campus and is open Monday-Friday, 12pm-5pm. The gallery will be open extended hours, 6pm-9pm, during exhibition programming on the following Thursdays: September 6th, September 13, and September 27.
Entre Tinta y Lucha will include panel discussions at 6 and 7:30pm on September 6th, September 13, and September 27 to further explore artist perspectives, their experiences as part of SHG's Professional Printmaking Program and how the organization impacted their professional trajectory. Additionally, the series touches on topics such as the technical side of printmaking, social justice, historical contributions, gender, and identity. The exhibition, panel discussions and SHG's Barrio Mobile Art Studio workshop will be hosted at Cal State L.A.'s Fine Arts Gallery.