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45th Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration at Mendez HS
Nov
2
5:00 PM17:00

45th Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration at Mendez HS

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45TH ANNUAL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS MAIN CELEBRATION
MENDEZ LEARNING CENTER NOVEMBER 2ND, 2018

MUSIC | ART | ALTARS | WORKSHOPS | FACEPAINTING


Ceremonia tradicional | Puesto de Pintura de Calaca | Talleres para Niños
Traditional Procession | Procesión Tradicional
Meet at Mariachi Plaza at 4:30pm
Procession to Self Help Graphics starts at 5:00pm

FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY

The California Feetwarmers 
La Chamba
The Altons
Danza Chicomecoatl
Special Musical Appearance by El Teatro Campesino 
Mendez High School Marching Band

FEATURED LOCAL FOOD, ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS

Butterflies and Hummingbirds, Casa Papalotl, Chano’s Elotes, Children of Venus, CJ’s Angels, Colorful Bones, De la Luna Designs, El Machete, Estefania Garcia, EVILLUSTRATIONS, Farm Fresh To You, Fiesta Mexicana, Genetic Windsongs, iniCreations, JDN73, Kalli Arte Collective, La Candelaria Candles, Lil’ Libros, Lov Struk, Luis Genaro Garcia, Mis Nopales Art, Muertitos Art Collective, Nectar Azul, NSRGNTS, Olvera St., PINetration, Social Machine Productions, Sol de Cobre, Tezozomoc Sandoval, The Zombie Movement, Xochipilli Visions, Xti’Artisan and many more! 

OFRENDAS | DONATIONS 

Please help us continue to keep this tradition FREE by donating to
Self Help Graphics at selfhelpgraphics.com/donate

ADDRESS

Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez High School
1200 Plaza Del Sol, Boyle Heights, CA 90033
(directly across from Self Help Graphics & Art)

Use the Goldline Metro (Pico/Aliso Stop) – Limited Paid Parking On Site!

Traditional Ceremonial Blessing * Food and Craft Vendors
Face Painting * Children’s Workshops

CALACA ATTIRE ENCOURAGED
COME DRESSED IN YOUR BEST CALACA ATTIRE!

 

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Opening Reception: Día de los Muertos Exhibition "How We Remember and How We Survive"
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Opening Reception: Día de los Muertos Exhibition "How We Remember and How We Survive"

45TH ANNUAL COMMEMORATIVE PRINT & EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION OCTOBER 4TH

Help us kick off our Día de los Muertos season our with our 45th Annual Commemorative Print unveiling and exhibition opening, How We Remember and How We Survive, on Thursday, October 4th from 7-10 pm at SHG. The exhibition is curated by SHG Artist-In-Residence and our 45th Annual Commemorative Print ArtistDewey Tafoya. Participating artists will explore life happenings that make us who we are in joy or trauma, thus how we remember these situations and how we survive them, as expressed through one-of-a-kind art. Featured artists include Amitis MotevalliJennifer Gutierrez-MorganJose SoteloNery Gabriel LemusDalila Paola-MendezMichael AlvarezNani ChaconZeke PenaNoni OlabisiCruz OrtizMiyo Stevens-Gandara, and Ofelia Esparza. FREE and family friendly. 

The exhibition is on view through December 21, 2018

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#EntreTintayLucha Panel: Challenging the Binary-Queerness in Printmaking 
Sep
27
7:30 PM19:30

#EntreTintayLucha Panel: Challenging the Binary-Queerness in Printmaking 

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Challenging the Binary-Queerness in Printmaking 
Thurs. Sept 27, 7:30-8:45pm at the Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery
FREE - RSVP suggested.

Dionne Espinoza (Moderator)
Dalila Mendez, Alfredo de Batuc and Alex Alferov.

Location: Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery is located behind the university library, in the Fine Arts building (opposite of the Luckman).

RSVP: https://app.mobilecause.com/form/BzBk4Q

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The Entre Tinta y Lucha: 45 Years of Self Help Graphics & Art exhibition will include programming 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. Please note that all programming will be hosted at Cal State L.A.'s Fine Arts Gallery, not at SHG.

Be sure to tag us in your photos! 
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@CalStateLA
#EntreTintayLucha #SHGLegacy #CalStateLA

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#EntreTintayLucha Panel: Maestras
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

#EntreTintayLucha Panel: Maestras

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Maestras 
Thurs. Sept 27, 6-7:15pm at the Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery 
FREE - RSVP suggested.

Victoria Delgadillo (Moderator)
Yreina Cervantez, Barbara Carrasco, Dalila Mendez, and Judy Baca.

Artists will discuss the barriers and opportunities that female printmakers encountered in working in the screen print studio at SHG and the significant role that they played in shaping the program and organization.

Location: Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery is located behind the university library, in the Fine Arts building (opposite of the Luckman).

RSVP: https://app.mobilecause.com/form/ZYZexQ

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The Entre Tinta y Lucha: 45 Years of Self Help Graphics & Art exhibition will include programming 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. Please note that all programming will be hosted at Cal State L.A.'s Fine Arts Gallery, not at SHG.

Be sure to tag us in your photos! 
@SHG1970
@CalStateLA
#EntreTintayLucha #SHGLegacy #CalStateLA

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 Technical Excellence Panel
Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Technical Excellence Panel

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Technical Excellence | Thurs. Sept 6, 6-7:15pm

Location: Cal State University LA, Fine Arts Gallery  

Miyo Stevens (moderator)
Delilah Montoya, Chaz Bojorquez

This panel will explore the process through which artists who specialize in different mediums experiment and learn screen-printing techniques in order to most effectively translate their primary art forms into screen-prints.

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Aug
25
5:30 PM17:30

OPENING RECEPTION: Entre Tinta y Lucha - Self Help Graphics & Art's 45th Anniversary Exhibition

ABOUT

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 celebrates the 45th anniversary of the East Los Angeles cultural and community art organization, Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG).  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. Inspired by the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s and the rise of printmaking as a legitimate art form during the same period, SHG was founded by Franciscan nun, Sister Karen Boccalero, and local Chicano artists Carlos Bueno, Antonio Ibañez, and Frank Hernandez in East Los Angeles. Since its incorporation in 1973, SHG has produced over 1,000 art print editions, including 54 Atelier projects and exhibitions all over the world. The organization remains dedicated to the production, interpretation and distribution of prints and other art media by Chicana/o and Latinx artists; and its multidisciplinary, intergenerational programs promote artistic excellence and empower community by providing access to working space, tools, training and beyond. 

The exhibition also looks forward to an exciting evolution of Chicana/o and Latinx aesthetics. Undeniably, Self Help Graphics & Art has continued to represent the heart of the Chicano Art Movement in Los Angeles. Before major art institutions began exploring community engagement in the arts, SHG understood the power of art to affect change in our communities and that this shared experience defined how people from diverse backgrounds related to each other through their creative practices. Now, nearly a half century later, SHG continues to foster emerging Chicana/o and Latinx artists through its world-class printmaking studio and supports the role of artists as leaders, both within its organization and the community. A series of artist-led panels from the perspective of SHG’s print studio (see programming), will accompany the exhibition to get perspective from the artists themselves about the history and value of the organization to the community and the greater Los Angeles art world.   

Entre Tinta y Lucha marks a historic collaboration between Self Help Graphics & Art and Cal State LA-- two community institutions with roots in the Eastside of Los Angeles. The exhibition, panel discussions and workshop will be hosted at Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery and is curated by university faculty members Michelle Lopez, MA/MFA and Victor Hugo Viesca, PhD., in partnership with Self Help Graphics & Art. 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.

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#ENTRETINTAYLUCHA #SHGLEGACY #CALSTATELA

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Feb
24
12:00 PM12:00

PST Exhibition Closing - Día de los Muertos A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future

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Join us for the closing day of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Tours during the day will be led by our team of Youth Ambassadors.

The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.

Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP  via email: info@selfhelpgraphics.com

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For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.

For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

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Feb
23
6:00 PM18:00

Guided Tour: PST Exhibition - Día de los Muertos A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.  The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.  February 23rd @ 6:00 PM Tour with Mari Cardenas & Milton Jurado  Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP  via  eventbrite link   ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.  For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.

The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.

February 23rd @ 6:00 PM Tour with Mari Cardenas & Milton Jurado

Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP  via eventbrite link

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For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.

For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

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Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

Guided Tour: PST Exhibition - Día de los Muertos A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.  The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.  February 10th @ 1:00pm Tour with Leo Limon during the Mercadito de Amor pop up shop from 12:00-5:00pm.      Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP  via  Eventbrite by clicking HERE.    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.  For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.

The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.

February 10th @ 1:00pm Tour with Leo Limon during the Mercadito de Amor pop up shop from 12:00-5:00pm. 

 

Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP  via Eventbrite by clicking HERE. 

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For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.

For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

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Jan
25
6:00 PM18:00

Guided Tour: PST Exhibition - Día de los Muertos A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.  The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.  Tours will be given on the following dates, artists to be announced shortly:  January 25th @ 6:00 PM Tour with Norma and Edgar Coronado  February 10th @ 1:00PM Tour with Leo Limon  February 23rd @ 6:00 PM Tour with Mari Cardenas & Milton Jurado      Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP via  Eventbrite by clicking HERE .   ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.  For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.

The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.

Tours will be given on the following dates, artists to be announced shortly:

January 25th @ 6:00 PM Tour with Norma and Edgar Coronado

February 10th @ 1:00PM Tour with Leo Limon

February 23rd @ 6:00 PM Tour with Mari Cardenas & Milton Jurado 

 

Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP via Eventbrite by clicking HERE

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For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.

For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

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Jan
11
6:30 PM18:30

Guided Tour: PST Exhibition - Día de los Muertos A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future

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Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.

The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.

Tours will be given on the following dates, artists to be announced shortly:

January 11th @ 6:30 PM Tour with Luis Genaro Garcia

January 25th @ 6:30 PM Tour with Norma and Edgar Coronado

February 8th @ 6:30 PM

February 23rd @ 6:30 PM Tour with Mari Cardenas & Milton Jurado 

February 24th @ 6:30 PM

Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP via email: info@selfhelpgraphics.com

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For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.

For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

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Jan
6
1:30 PM13:30

Guided Tour: with Altar Artists, PST Exhibition - Día de los Muertos A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.  The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.  Tours will be given on the following dates, artists to be announced shortly:  January 6th @ 1:30PM with Altar Artists Ofelia Esparza, Gerardo "Acamonchi" Yepiz and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario  Following the tour on January 6th from 2:15 - 4:15 pm, Marcus Kuiland-Nazario will be hosting "Crafternoon".  Artist Marcus Kuiland-Nazario bring his itinerant craft table to SHG immediately following the tour. Make your own crown in honor of Three Kings Day with family and friends. All materials provided and activity is family friendly.   January 11th @ 6:30PM Tour with Luis Genaro Garcia  January 25th @ 6:30PM Tour with Norma and Edgar Coronado  February 8th @ 6:30PM  February 23rd @ 6:30PM Tour with Mari Cardenas & Milton Jurado   February 24th @ 6:30PM  Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP via email: info@selfhelpgraphics.com  ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.  For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.

The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.

Tours will be given on the following dates, artists to be announced shortly:

January 6th @ 1:30PM with Altar Artists Ofelia Esparza, Gerardo "Acamonchi"
Yepiz and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario

Following the tour on January 6th from 2:15 - 4:15 pm, Marcus Kuiland-Nazario will be hosting "Crafternoon".

Artist Marcus Kuiland-Nazario bring his itinerant craft table to SHG immediately following the tour. Make your own crown in honor of Three Kings Day with family and friends. All materials provided and activity is family friendly. 

January 11th @ 6:30PM Tour with Luis Genaro Garcia

January 25th @ 6:30PM Tour with Norma and Edgar Coronado

February 8th @ 6:30PM

February 23rd @ 6:30PM Tour with Mari Cardenas & Milton Jurado 

February 24th @ 6:30PM

Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP via email: info@selfhelpgraphics.com

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For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.

For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

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Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

Panel Discussion: Día de los Muertos - Cultural Appreciation or Appropriation?

Join Marietta Bernstorff, Consuelo Flores, and Lalo Alcaraz for a panel discussion around how Día de los Muertos' popularity has exploded in the last decade in the United States and globally. The celebration has become ubiquitous in Los Angeles and across the country is a mix of traditions of remembrance, pop culture and commercialization. Self Help Graphics & Art's Day of the Dead celebration has been from its origin about innovation and the formation of a tradition that is rooted in the Chicano identity, not an exact replica of the Mexican tradition. In what ways has this evolution shaped the celebration north of the border and how is it influencing change in Mexican celebrations? Is this growth and popularization a positive appreciation of culture and what is the line between participation and appropriation?  This panel is presented as part of programming around Self Help Graphics' PST LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future, on view until February 24, 2018. Beginning at 6pm, prior to the panel, will be a guided tour of the exhibition.   Panelists include:  Marietta Bernstorff   Consuelo G. Flores   Lalo Alcaraz   Marietta Bernstorff is a contributor to Self Help Graphics' catalog of Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future with her essay titled "Processes of Appropriation and the Transformation of Tradition in Day of the Dead Festivities" and has more than 30 years of experience in the arts, in both México and the United States. Bernstorff has been an artist, curator, teacher and director of numerous non profits and collectives in Arizona, California and Oaxaca. Currently she is curating a traveling exhibition for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Oaxaca (MACO) and is teaching at the international art workshops (Cultural Bridges) in Oaxaca 2017 - 2018.  Consuelo Flores is a multidisciplinary artist from East Los Angeles. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Antioch University and is a member of Fierce Backbone Theater Company in Hollywood. She has written and directed three one-act plays at the Frida Kahlo Theater 10-Minute Play Festival in 2014 - 2016. As a poet, she's presented and performed her work throughout the US and Mexico. She is also known for her work for the Day of the Dead which includes literary altars, cultural tours, lectures on the traditional and contemporary history as well as detailed altars, and Day of the Dead fashions.  Lalo Alcaraz is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist of the daily comic strip "La Cucaracha", host of the Pocho Hour of Power radio show on LA's KPFK 90.7 FM, teaches illustration and comics, and is the author of books including "Migra Mouse" and "Latino USA: A Cartoon History". Most recently he has served as a writer and producer on "Bordertown" and as a cultural consultant to Pixar's "Coco".   Tickets are FREE, but RSVP is kindly requested via  Eventbrite.

Join Marietta Bernstorff, Consuelo Flores, and Lalo Alcaraz for a panel discussion around how Día de los Muertos' popularity has exploded in the last decade in the United States and globally. The celebration has become ubiquitous in Los Angeles and across the country is a mix of traditions of remembrance, pop culture and commercialization. Self Help Graphics & Art's Day of the Dead celebration has been from its origin about innovation and the formation of a tradition that is rooted in the Chicano identity, not an exact replica of the Mexican tradition. In what ways has this evolution shaped the celebration north of the border and how is it influencing change in Mexican celebrations? Is this growth and popularization a positive appreciation of culture and what is the line between participation and appropriation?

This panel is presented as part of programming around Self Help Graphics' PST LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future, on view until February 24, 2018. Beginning at 6pm, prior to the panel, will be a guided tour of the exhibition. 

Panelists include:
Marietta Bernstorff
Consuelo G. Flores
Lalo Alcaraz

Marietta Bernstorff is a contributor to Self Help Graphics' catalog of Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future with her essay titled "Processes of Appropriation and the Transformation of Tradition in Day of the Dead Festivities" and has more than 30 years of experience in the arts, in both México and the United States. Bernstorff has been an artist, curator, teacher and director of numerous non profits and collectives in Arizona, California and Oaxaca. Currently she is curating a traveling exhibition for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Oaxaca (MACO) and is teaching at the international art workshops (Cultural Bridges) in Oaxaca 2017 - 2018.

Consuelo Flores is a multidisciplinary artist from East Los Angeles. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Antioch University and is a member of Fierce Backbone Theater Company in Hollywood. She has written and directed three one-act plays at the Frida Kahlo Theater 10-Minute Play Festival in 2014 - 2016. As a poet, she's presented and performed her work throughout the US and Mexico. She is also known for her work for the Day of the Dead which includes literary altars, cultural tours, lectures on the traditional and contemporary history as well as detailed altars, and Day of the Dead fashions.

Lalo Alcaraz is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist of the daily comic strip "La Cucaracha", host of the Pocho Hour of Power radio show on LA's KPFK 90.7 FM, teaches illustration and comics, and is the author of books including "Migra Mouse" and "Latino USA: A Cartoon History". Most recently he has served as a writer and producer on "Bordertown" and as a cultural consultant to Pixar's "Coco". 

Tickets are FREE, but RSVP is kindly requested via Eventbrite.

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Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Guided Tour: PST Exhibition Walk-Through of Día de los Muertos - Past, Present, Future with Consuelo Flores

Come join us for a guided tour of Self Help Graphics' Getty Pacific Standard Time LA/LA exhibition, Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future. Each tour will be led by a guest artist and accompanied by our team of Youth Ambassadors.

The exhibition is part of Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and features three Día de los Muertos ofrendas (offerings) from the Past, Present and Future by Master Altarista, Ofelia Esparza (past), San Diego-based artist Gerardo Acamonchi Yepiz (present) and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (future); as well as a select number of Día de los Muertos prints, photographs and ephemera from across the four-decade history of SHG’s Día de los Muertos celebrations.

Tours will be given on the following dates, artists to be announced shortly:

December 14th with Consuelo Flores @ 6PM

January 6th @6:30PM

January 11th @6:30PM

January 25th @6:30PM

February 8th @6:30PM

February 23rd @6:30PM

February 24th @6:30PM

Tours are free. If you are interested in attending, we kindly ask that you please RSVP via email info@selfhelpgraphics.com 

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For more info about this exhibit, please visit: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/about-pst-lala/.

For more information about Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, please visit: www.pacificstandardtime.org.

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Día de los Muertos 2017 - 44th Annual Celebration
Nov
4
5:00 PM17:00

Día de los Muertos 2017 - 44th Annual Celebration

at Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez High School
1200 Plaza Del Sol, Boyle Heights, CA 90033
(directly across from Self Help Graphics & Art)

Use the Goldline Metro (Pico/Aliso Stop) – Limited Paid Parking On Site!

Traditional Ceremonial Blessing * Food and Craft Vendors
Face Painting * Children’s Workshops

CALACA ATTIRE ENCOURAGED
Come dressed in your best Calaca attire!

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PROCESSION INFO:
Meet at Mariachi Plaza Kiosko at 4PM
Begin procession to event grounds at 4:30PM

An accompanying exhibition is part of the Getty Foundation Initiative Pacific Standard Time (PST) LA/LA and co-curated by co-curated by Linda Vallejo and Dr. Betty Brown (Emeritus Professor of Art History, California State University Northridge). The exhibition will include a full color catalog with essays by project historians Dr. Betty Ann Brown, Dr. Karen Mary Davalos (Professor of Chicana/o Studies, Loyola Marymount University) and Mexican artist Nayla Altamirano (Mexico, D.F.).

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Día de los Muertos 2017 Noche de Ofrenda at Grand Park
Oct
28
7:00 PM19:00

Día de los Muertos 2017 Noche de Ofrenda at Grand Park

NOCHE DE OFRENDA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GRAND PARK
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017 | 7PM TO 9PM

A month of art workshops concludes with the construction of a large community altar at Self Help Graphics & Art’s Noche de Ofrenda at Grand Park. Over the past four years, SHG has partnered with Grand Park to expand the reach of this beautiful community altar night with over 30 plus organizations, partners, and artists installing altars of all kinds. Led by premier altar-maker and community resident, Ofelia Esparza, participants are invited to place their newly created offerings or those brought from home together in creating a community altar for display throughout our Dia de los Muertos festivities. This inspirational and important art of traditional altar making serves as a way for the community to contribute their memories with special tokens of remembrance. Featuring special performances as part of this special evening.

Noche de Ofrenda is supported in part by Grand Park.

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SHG's Annual Día de los Muertos Community Art Workshops
Oct
7
12:00 PM12:00

SHG's Annual Día de los Muertos Community Art Workshops

Community Art Workshops
Saturdays in October | 12PM to 3PM
October 7 - Hollenbeck Park


Join the SHG Family for our yearly Día de los Muertos Community Art Workshops. All materials and teachers are provided by Self Help Graphics! Please be on time, wear clothes that are not too precious, and enjoy a Saturday afternoon of fun & tradición with friends and family.

Community Art Workshops are supported in part by: California Arts CouncilLos Angeles Department of Cultural AffairsSouthern California Edison (SCE

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Annual Print Fair & Exhibition 2017
Jun
24
12:00 PM12:00

Annual Print Fair & Exhibition 2017

➽➽PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION:
Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Metro Goldline: Pico/Aliso Stop

Self Help Graphics & Art’s Annual Print Fair & Exhibition is a highly anticipated one-day only opportunity for art lovers to acquire new, limited edition, fine art prints created by dozens of artists at Self Help Graphics & Art between 2016-2017. The Annual Print Fair & Exhibition features serigraphs, monoprints, as well as new relief and intaglio print editions.

New works by
Votan Enriquez, Joel Garcia, Gabriel Garcia Roman, El Mac, Poli Marichal, Alvaro D. Marquez, Beth Peterson, Jose Ramirez, Miyo Stevens-Gandara, Dewey Tafoya, and more

Art lovers of all kinds – from casual admirers to serious collectors – are invited to attend this highly anticipated showcase of artists that have participated through Self Help Graphics & Art’s Professional Printmaking Program.

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Día de los Muertos 2016
Nov
2
5:00 PM17:00

Día de los Muertos 2016

43RD ANNUAL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION

For 43 years Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) has organized one of the most popular Día de los Muertos events in Los Angeles and perhaps the oldest Day of the Dead commemoration in the country. This program is unique in that it provides the community with a season of activities through out the fall, to celebrate and prepare for Día de los Muertos.

Alice Bag

Alice Bag

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016 | 5PM

at Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez High School  | 1200 Plaza Del Sol, 90033
(directly across from Self Help Graphics & Art)

Featuring performances and music by:

ALICE BAG

Legendary Chicana Punk Icon

CHULITA VINYL CLUB (LA CHAPTER)

All Latina Vinyl Collective

LYSA FLORES • THE PARANOIAS

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TRADITIONAL CEREMONIAL BLESSING
FOOD AND CRAFT VENDORS • FACE PAINTING
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS

For 43 years Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) has organized one of the most popular Día de los Muertos events in Los Angeles and perhaps the oldest Day of the Deadcommemoration in the country. This program is unique in that it provides the community with a season of activities throughout the fall, to celebrate and prepare for Día de los Muertos.

Self Help Graphics & Art’s 43rd Annual Día de los Muertos is made possible by our artists, volunteers and board of directors with sponsorship from California Community Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Councilman Jose Huizar 14th District, The East Los Angeles Society of Film & Arts, Grand Park, Pasadena Art Alliance, the National Endowment for the Arts, Supervisor Hilda Solis, First District, Liberty Hill Foundation, Partnership for a Healthy America, Cricket Wireless, Razorcake Magazine, Blick Art Materials. Self Help Graphics & Art also recognizes the important contributions of our partners: CalArts Community Arts Partnership, Casa 0101, Legacy LA, LURN, Felicitas & Gonzalo Mendez Learning Center, Mujeres de Maiz, Proyecto Pastoral / Dolores Mission, La Monarca Bakery, Brewjeria CompanyAlternative Source Printing, GNS Printing.


** VENDOR APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED NOW **

Inviting local artisans and vendors to become a part of this milestone event! Fill out the application for consideration in this year’s event as SPACE IS LIMITED. Items must be Día de los Muertos related.

APPLICATION PROCESS
1. Please click on the link and submit online:
Arts and Crafts Vendors

2. Chosen applicants will receive an invoice from PayPal via email to pay vendor fees. All applications are not finalized until payment is received. If you still wish to submit a hard copy application, please email vendor@selfhelpgraphics.com to set up a date and time at which to come into our offices.


Performers

ALICE BAG

ALICE BAG is a legendary punk rock singer, musician, author, educator, feminist archivist and a self-proclaimed troublemaker. Alice was lead singer and co-founder of The Bags, one of the first wave of punk bands to form in the mid-1970’s in Los Angeles, CA.   Check out this feature on Alice and pick up her Debut CD here.

LINKS: Website | Facebook | Instagram

Don’t miss a chance to collect a limited edition Alice Bag zine by Razorcake Magazine and please pick up a copy of Alice’s new album online or at the event.


LYSA FLORES

Multitalented musician and actress Lysa Flores emerged out of Los Angeles, California’s Eastside scene as a teenager in the early ‘90s and  is an important leader for female Mexican-American artists. Lysa as an activist has always been at the forefront of her body of work since the beginning of her career. Actively participating with local women’s shelters, championing women’s and minorities rights and more recently raising her daughter as a single mom.

LINKS: Website | Facebook | Instagram

Pick up a copy of her new album “You Took It Too Far” online or at the show.

CHULITA VINYL CLUB (LA CHAPTER)

CHULITA VINYL CLUB is all-girl all-vinyl collective that is taking down patriarchy with every record they spin, and that’s música we can all dance to. Check out the feature on Latina Magazine.

LINKS: Sounds | Facebook | Instagram


THE PARANOIAS

Based out of Los Angeles, THE PARANOIAS has, according to their Parents and Siblings, consistently produced music that “Is Kinda Ok, But Could/ Should be Better.” Desde Los Angeles, Los Paranoias estan Listos Para Causar Desmadre.

LINKS: Website | Facebook | Instagram


COLLECTIBLES & PARKING OPTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: PAYPAL IS HAVING DIFFICULTY WITH SOME PAYMENTS, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE A PACKAGE OR PARKING, PLEASE CONTACT INFO@SELFHELPGRAPHICS.COM

PARKING:

1. FREE PARKING is available on the surrounding streets (except at Plaza del Sol)

2. DO NOT PARK at any Plaza del Sol residential streets

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

Metro Goldline – Pico/Aliso Stop

ANNUAL PROCESSION:

Please join the Self Help Graphics & Art family and many other community members for our annual procession.

• Gather at Mariachi Plaza at 4:00PM
• Start Procession at 4:30PM
• Arrive at the event at 5:00PM

 

ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS

Please support our arts and craft vendors who help make this event possible: Lalo Alcaraz, Aztlan Craft, Beatriz Garcia, Blue Nectar, Celsa’s Tacos, Cha Cha Covers, Chano’s Elotes, CJ’s Angels, Colibri Boutique, Dalila Paola Mendez, Emilia Garcia, Estefania’s Tamales, Fiesta Mexicana, Goodlife Roots, Inicreations, JDN73, La Candelaria, Kalli Arte, Leachy Peachy Art & Jewelry, El Machete Microbrew Sauces, Mis Nopales Art, Sergio Flores Jewelry, Social Machine Productions, Sol de Cobre, Ginette Rondeau, Tortilla Press, Ray Vargas, White Wall Wear, Xingona Xicana Mercado, Xti’ Artisan, Yoli’s, The Zombie Movement and more


NOCHE DE OFRENDA

NOCHE DE OFRENDA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GRAND PARK
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016 | 7PM TO 9PM

Getting to Noche de Ofrenda

TAKING THE METRO is quick and easy with these simple directions: Metro Red or Purple Line to Civic Center/Grand Park Station or the Gold Line to Union Station or Little Tokyo/Arts District Station.  Plan your best route using the Trip Planner.

Parking for Grand Park is available in Lot 10 on N Broadway between First Street and Temple Street. Parking lot address is 145 N. Broadway, Los Angeles with entrances on Broadway and on Hill St. The Lot 10 parking rate is $3.50 per 15 minutes, or $20.00 maximum per day, and $10.00 per day for weekends, evenings and special events.

A month of art workshops concludes with the construction of a large community altar at Self Help Graphics & Art’s Noche de Ofrenda at Grand Park. Over the past three years, SHG has partnered with Grand Park to expand the reach of this beautiful community altar night with over 30 plus organizations, partners, and artists installing altars of all kinds. Led by premier altar-maker and community resident, Ofelia Esparza, participants are invited to place their newly created offerings or those brought from home together in creating a community altar for display throughout our Dia de los Muertos festivities. This inspirational and important art of traditional altar making serves as a way for the community to contribute their memories with special tokens of remembrance. Featuring special performances as part of this special evening.

Noche de Ofrenda is supported in part by Grand Park.

Altars

Lalo Alcaraz, American Indian Changing Spirits, Richard Beltran, CalArts Media Mash Up CAP and Self Help Graphics & Art Class, Casa 0101, Center Theatre Group, Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking,Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles/Sun Valley Youth Arts Center, Eliana Dominguez, East Los Angeles Women’s Center, Consuelo Flores, Las Fotos Project, Grand Park Staff, Gender Justice LA, German Shepherd Rescue of OC, Germs/LA Taco, goeastlos, Jennifer Gutierrez Morgan, Celina Jacques, Heart On, Latino Equality Alliance, Los Angeles County Board Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Los Angeles LGBT Center, LURN, Mujeres de Maiz, Multicultural Communities for Mobility, Ni Santas, Proyecto Pastoral/Guadalupe Homeless Project, Rosemont Elementary, South Central Farmers, Vyal One, Youth Justice Coalition, Joan Zeta

Cuicani

Cuicani

La Victoria

La Victoria

Casa 0101

Casa 0101


Commemorative Print

By Shizu Saldamando

Shizu Saldamando depicts how American social spaces are the laboratories for new ways of being. Her portraits playfully suggest that race, gender, and ethnicity act as white noise to the scene at hand; audible, yet not identifiable. Saldamando’s visual biographies, which use friends as her subjects, capture the energy of youthful experimentation and the freedom of malleable categories for identity.

Born to parents of Japanese and Mexican descent, Saldamando resides in Los Angeles but grew up in San Francisco. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles, for her undergraduate work and received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts.

About arriving in Los Angeles, she says: “Growing up in the Mission district in San Francisco, it was predominately a hip-hop culture. Here in Los Angeles, I’d go to shows or house parties, and it would be all Latino kids listening to the Cure and the Smiths. In L.A., I felt normal for the first time.” Saldamando’s meticulous collaged paintings offer the viewer a subtlety of influences to ponder.


ANNUAL EXHIBITION

RECUERDOS CURATED BY ROSALIE LOPEZ

Self Help Graphics & Art
43rd Annual Día de los Muertos Exhibition

RECUERDOS
Curated by Rosalie Lopez

Thursday, October 20 through December 2, 2016
Opening Reception Thursday, October 20 at 7PM

RECUERDOS
Día de los Muertos is a time when our community shares personal stories. Los Angeles has a unique history of building, deconstructing and reassembling its cultural past. Growing up surrounded by these transitions, the importance of expressing and honoring our cultural identities grew. For 43 years, Self Help Graphics & Art has been a public place for the neighborhood to commemorate and experiment with these rooted cultural practices. The inspiration for this exhibit came from a personal focus on using various forms of altars and ofrendas as a means of engaging and encouraging dialogue with the community. This years theme came from an interest in storytelling, archiving neighborhood histories, and creating environments where people can remember and share the wisdom left by those who have passed on into the afterlife, Mitlán.


Rosalie M. López is a conceptual artist whose artwork involves reforming cultural iconography, often referencing the idealized perfect with more true-to-life icons, in order to highlight and recognize the strength, power, and influence of our communities, while also speaking about cultural and social expressions. She primarily uses printmaking, papel picado, installation, and the altar/offering to relay experiences of survival, loss, and hope.

Artists
Margaret Alarcon
Consuelo Flores
Jennifer Gutierrez-Morgan
Gabriel Jimenez
Manuel Lopez
Rosalie M. Lopez
Jose Lozano
Star Montana
Susanna Negrete
Aydinaneth Ortiz
Wayne Perry
Alejandro Quan-Madrid
Luis Ramirez
Shizu Saldamando
Marissa Magdalena Sykes
Sergio Teran


COMMUNITY ART WORKSHOPS

COMMUNITY ART WORKSHOPS
SATURDAYS IN OCTOBER, 1, 8, 15 & 22 | 12PM TO 3PM

Join the SHG Family for our yearly Día de los Muertos Community Art Workshops. All materials and teachers are provided by Self Help Graphics! Please be on time, wear clothes that are not too precious, and enjoy a Saturday afternoon of fun & tradición with friends and family.

October 1 – Legacy LA
October 8 – Lou Costello Rec. Center
October 15 – Belvedere Park Lakeside
October 22 – Self Help Graphics & Art

Community Art Workshops are supported in part by: California Community Foundation, Drink Up and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.

SELF HELP GRAPHICS & ARTS

1300 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 881 6444

info(at)selfhelpgraphics.com

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Annual Print Fair & Exhibition 2016
Jun
25
12:00 PM12:00

Annual Print Fair & Exhibition 2016

Annual Print Fair & Exhibition 2016

Self Help Graphics & Art’s Annual Print Fair & Exhibition is a highly anticipated one-day only opportunity for art lovers to acquire new, limited edition, fine art prints created by dozens of artists at Self Help Graphics & Art between 2015-2016. The Annual Print Fair & Exhibition features serigraphs, monoprints, as well as new relief and intaglio print editions.

Workshops at 1PM, 3PM & 4PM

Panel at 2PM

New works by Pavel Acevedo, John Carlos de Luna, Joe Galarza, Xitlalic Guijosa, Jennifer Gutierrez Morgan, Poli Marichal, Dewey Tafoya, Ray Vargas and many more.

Art lovers of all kinds – from casual admirers to serious collectors – are invited to attend this highly anticipated showcase of artists that have participated through Self Help Graphics & Art’s Professional Printmaking Program.

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The Professional Printmaking Program is the artistic foundation of Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG). The acclaimed Professional Printmaking Program has produced over 750 editions and offers artists of various experiences the opportunity to create limited edition silkscreen serigraphs and monoprints through a peer-led approach that is dedicated to providing a nurturing environment that supports our artists’ creativity and careers.

As one of the most recognized Latino printmaking centers in America, SHG is committed to taking more innovative approaches in everything it does. We have been dedicated to working with artists in exploring the juxtaposition of traditional and non-traditional printmaking processes and to the development of content that is both culturally relevant and investigative. As is our tradition and mission, emerging artists will be central in helping us experiment in each atelier.

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Self Help Graphics & Art is a 501(c)3 organization. Our program and events are support in part by our artists, volunteers, and board of directors, as well as by our major donors and collectors. Additional support is provided by Bloomberg Philanthropist, Southern California Edison, Vernon Community Fund, Dwight Stuart Youth Fund, AARP, Bank of America Foundation, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, The Getty Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Los Angeles County Art Commission, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, First District, Councilman Jose Huizar, 14th District, Pasadena Art Alliance, and the Weingart Foundation.

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2015 Día de los Muertos- 42nd Annual
Nov
1
4:00 PM16:00

2015 Día de los Muertos- 42nd Annual

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The link below has all the information you need for tomorrow’s 42nd Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration.

CLICK HERE


Collectable Día de los Muertos Packages

Every year we engage our artists, vendors and attendees and strategize ways to improve the experience for everyone at Día de los Muertos. This year we put together these highly collectable packages that provide you with a food pass valued at $5. This food pass gives you access to a fast line at all food vendor booths. Avoid the long lines!

Please note – the print on the tote and shirt are subject to change based on availability.

GET THEM BEFORE THEY SELL OUT!!!!
DO NOT WAIT IN LINE – PICK UP AT WILL CALL

DOD Package #2- $25
1. Día de los Muertos Tote Bag
2. Sticker Pack (various collectable stickers from SHG’s past DOD events)
3. Pan de Muerto & Hot Drink
from La Monarca Bakery
4. Food Pass valued at $5
(plus expedited food line)

DOD Package #1 - $50
1. Día de los Muertos T-Shirt
2. Día de los Muertos Tote Bag
3. Sticker Pack (various collectable stickers from SHG’s past DOD events)
4. Pan de Muerto & Hot Drink
from La Monarca Bakery
5. Food Pass valued at $5
(plus expedited food line)


The Barrio Stomp at Dia de los Muertos

For the 2015 celebration, Self Help Graphics & Art takes a step back into the past! In collaboration with the creators of Barrio Boogie, Nicolas Centino x J.C. De Luna of Barrio Dandy Aesthetics, we pay homage to our resilient musical legacy at the 42nd Annual Día de los Muertos. Inspired by the post revolutionary spirit of the 1920s, we’re tipping our hats to the bandas and orquestas of the past by highlighting the best and brightest of a new generation of Mexican and American roots musicians. Tying in with this year’s theme, we end our musical journey with a revolution of soul with legend Brenton Wood. With a cross generational spirit in mind, this musical experience is sure to delight and inspire contemporary ears with a nod to a more classic era.

 

To view more photos of the latest Barrio Boogie please visit Rafa.LA

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Vendors

Inviting local artisans and vendors to become a part of this milestone event on Sunday, November 1st, 2015 | 4pm to 10pm.

Fill out the application for consideration in this year’s event as SPACE IS LIMITED. Items must be Día de los Muertos related.

APPLICATION PROCESS
1. Please click on the link and submit online:
Arts and Crafts Vendors
Food Vendors

2. Chosen applicants will receive an invoice from PayPal via email to pay vendor fees. All applications are not finalized until payment is received.

If you still wish to submit a hard copy application, please email vendor@selfhelpgraphics.com to set up a date and time at which to come into our offices.

For 42 years Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) has organized one of the most popular Día de los Muertos events in Los Angeles and perhaps the oldest Day of the Dead commemoration in the country. This program is unique in that it provides the community with a season of activities from August to November, to celebrate and prepare for Día de los Muertos.

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