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46th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Nov
2
4:00 PM16:00

46th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION & EXHIBITION AT SHG
NOVEMBER 2, 4:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

Since 1973, Self Help Graphics & Art has produced one of the most renown Día de los Muertos cultural events in Los Angeles — noted as one of the oldest Day of the Dead public commemorations in the nation! Our unique program provides the community with a season of activities throughout the Fall that include workshops, a night of altars, an exhibition and much more! All events are free, all ages and take place at SHG, unless otherwise noted.

Join us in celebrating our 46th Annual Día de los Muertos celebration, Saturday November 2, 2019. You are invited to participate in the oldest Día de los Muertos celebration in the county, rooted in community, tradition and art-making. This year’s celebration is coming back home to our community art center, located in Boyle Heights. We are collaborating with Senator Maria Elena Durazo, Assemblymember Miguel Santiago, Supervisor Hilda Solis, Council District 14 and the Boyle Heights Community Market to create and Eastside Día de los Muertos block party for the City of Los Angeles.

*CEREMONIAL PROCESSION* FOOD * FACE PAINTING * LIVE MUSIC * MUERTITO MARKET * ART-MAKING WORKSHOPS * ART EXHIBITION * ALTARS AND MORE!

PERFORMANCES

Buyepongo
Weapons of Mass Creation
Blanco y Negro
Danza Chicomecatl
The Linda Lindas
Mendez Marching Band and Color Guard  
Mariachi Jaguares and Folklorico de Mendez High School  

FEATURED LOCAL FOOD, ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS

TButterflies and Hummingbirds
Dr. Rubin's
EVILLUSTRATIONS
Farm Fresh To You
Kalli Arte
La Candelaria Candles
Lil' Libros
LunaSol Mexican Vintage
Mendez HS MUA Club
Nectar Azul
Printgonzalez
The Zombie Movement
Xti' Artisan
Post Era Coffee Roasters
& many more!

BECOME A DONOR

Help us to continue to grow our Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration and keep it FREE-of-charge for all. Make a one-time or recurring donation to SHG today!

TEXT TO DONATE

Text “DOD2019” to 41444 to donate to SHG or become a recurring donor, all year, anytime.

Address: 
1300 E. 1st St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033 

#SHGDOD2019 #DOD2019 #SHGlegacy #SupportSHG  #AncestralLights 



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KCET Artbound Día de los Muertos Episode Screening and Panel Discussion
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

KCET Artbound Día de los Muertos Episode Screening and Panel Discussion

Wednesday, October 23, 2019  
7pm-9pm | Free
RSVP FOR THE EVENT HERE

Moderator: Juan Devis, KCET Chief Creative Officer
Panelists:
Ofelia and Rosanna Esparza, Altaristas
Ana Paola Rodriguez, Dignicraft
Xochitl Flores-Marcial, Assistant Professor, Dept of Chicana/o Studies at Cal State Northridge


Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033

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Self Help Graphics will host a KCET Artbound Dia de los Muertos episode screening on Wednesday, October 23rd from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

#SHGWorkshops #DiadelosMuertos #KCET

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CANCELLED - Drypoint Printmaking Workshop with Margaret Alarcon
May
25
10:00 AM10:00

CANCELLED - Drypoint Printmaking Workshop with Margaret Alarcon

Print Workshop
Saturday, May 25, 2019
10 AM -2 PM | $40
Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033
#SHGWorkshops

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Join artist Margaret Alarcon and learn the art of drypoint to create an edition of prints using traditional printmaking practices. Participants will learn how to transfer their photos or designs on a plexiglass plate to develop drawing skills and express their ideas through the intaglio process.


This workshop is designed for a group of up to 13 people, for ages 12+.

(youth must be accompanied by an adult)

Registration is required. Please register online here

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Paper Fashion Gala & Runway Show
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

Paper Fashion Gala & Runway Show

ABOUT THE EVENING

Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) is celebrating 46 years of nurturing innovation and creativity in our printmaking community with a Paper Fashion Gala & Runway Show Friday, May 3, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at SHG. This year we are excited to revive our paper fashion runway show and to highlight art through new wearable paper fashion designs. Artists representative of SHG’s history, including legacy, mid-career and burgeoning artists will bring to life wearable paper fashions inspired by actual prints published by our network of artists from our Professional Printmaking Program spanning over four decades! Enjoy the runway show, peruse through the gallery of art and special items on view for sale, sip, eat light bites and groove to the music of KCRW DJ, José Galván. This is a not-to-be-missed event. Tickets will be released to the public by March 15, 2019— look out for GA early bird pricing!

Be sure to follow SHG on social media or join the mailing list on our home page for Paper Fashion Gala and Runway Show updates.

#PaperFashionGala

For More Information Visit Our Paper Fashion Page

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CANCELLED - Drypoint Printmaking Workshop with Margaret Alarcon
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

CANCELLED - Drypoint Printmaking Workshop with Margaret Alarcon

Print Workshop
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10 AM -2 PM | $40
Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033
#SHGWorkshops

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Join artist Margaret Alarcon and learn the art of drypoint to create an edition of prints using traditional printmaking practices. Participants will learn how to transfer their photos or designs on a plexiglass plate to develop drawing skills and express their ideas through the intaglio process.

This workshop is designed for a group of up to 13 people, for ages 12+.

(youth must be accompanied by an adult)

Registration is required. Please register online here

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Print Making Summit: Day 3 Careers with Foundations in Printmaking
Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Print Making Summit: Day 3 Careers with Foundations in Printmaking

Self Help Graphics & Art is proud to host our biennial Printmaking Summit April 18-20, 2019 with demonstrations, workshops, panel discussions and artist talks focused on the role printmaking in today’s creative economy for students, emerging artists and skilled national printmakers. Admission to the summit is $25.00 (3-day pass) or $15.00 for students with a valid I.D. (3-day pass).

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Print Making Summit: Day 2 Best Practices in Printmaking
Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

Print Making Summit: Day 2 Best Practices in Printmaking

Self Help Graphics & Art is proud to host our biennial Printmaking Summit April 18-20, 2019 with demonstrations, workshops, panel discussions and artist talks focused on the role printmaking in today’s creative economy for students, emerging artists and skilled national printmakers. Admission to the summit is $25.00 (3-day pass) or $15.00 for students with a valid I.D. (3-day pass).

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Print Making Summit: Day 1 New Technologies in Printmaking
Apr
18
10:00 AM10:00

Print Making Summit: Day 1 New Technologies in Printmaking

Self Help Graphics & Art is proud to host our biennial Printmaking Summit April 18-20, 2019 with demonstrations, workshops, panel discussions and artist talks focused on the role printmaking in today’s creative economy for students, emerging artists and skilled national printmakers. Admission to the summit is $25.00 (3-day pass) or $15.00 for students with a valid I.D. (3-day pass).

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Hair Baths con Las Mujeres w/ Amanda Jade of Keep Ur Crown Right
Apr
12
12:00 PM12:00

Hair Baths con Las Mujeres w/ Amanda Jade of Keep Ur Crown Right

Hair Baths con Las Mujeres with Amanda Jade of Keep Your Crown Right

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 at 12pm

at Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90033

$20 presale before April 1st, 2019
$25 after or day of

TIX HERE:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hair-baths-con-las-mujeres-with-amanda-jade-of-keep-your-crown-right-tickets-57243352408


MORE INFO:
Hair Baths for the physical, emotional & energetic body.
In this workshop Amanda will be sharing insight on the energetic and cultural significance of crown(hair). Amanda will also share about hair structure and how we can connect with plant medicine to help support this sacred space.


ABOUT Amanda Jade of Keep Your Crown Right
Ceremonial Hairstylist & founder of Keep Your Crown Right, Amanda Jade has been a licensed cosmetologist for going on ten years, the past three years in which Amanda has dedicated to holding space for folks within the community, merging together healing modalities such as the power of touch & plant medicine alongside her love of hair and its energetic & spiritual properties.


www.MujeresdeMaiz.com

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Swap ‘till You Drop with Mujeres de Maiz
Mar
30
3:00 PM15:00

Swap ‘till You Drop with Mujeres de Maiz

Swap ‘till You Drop:
In the Tradition of Self-Sustainability Let’s Stop the Shopping
& Start the Swapping.

Saturday, March 30th, 2019
3pm-5pm
Free

at Self Help Graphics & Art:
1300 E. 1st Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90033

MORE INFO:
As we enter the spring and begin to tidy up our homes, join us in a swap! This can include clothes, accessories, books, etc. It will be an afternoon of sharing, swapping and chisme.

www.MujeresdeMaiz.com

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Cancelled - Drypoint Printmaking Workshop with Margaret Alarcon
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Cancelled - Drypoint Printmaking Workshop with Margaret Alarcon

Print Workshop
Saturday, March 30, 2019
10 AM -2 PM | $40
Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033
#SHGWorkshops

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Join artist Margaret Alarcon and learn the art of drypoint to create an edition of prints using traditional printmaking practices. Participants will learn how to transfer their photos or designs on a plexiglass plate to develop drawing skills and express their ideas through the intaglio process.


This workshop is designed for a group of up to 13 people, for ages 12+.

(youth must be accompanied by an adult)

Registration is required. Please register online here.

 

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Emergency Health Grant for Artists 2019 Information Session with Mujeres de Maiz
Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

Emergency Health Grant for Artists 2019 Information Session with Mujeres de Maiz

March 1-April 7
Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033


Hosted by WCCW, Mujeres de Maiz, Sustainable Little Tokyo https://womenscenterforcreativework.com/eh-grant/


The Women’s Center for Creative Work (WCCW) is excited to announce the fourth year of our Emergency Health Grant for Artists initiative! Thanks to a generous anonymous donation and the WHH Foundation, we’re excited to announce that $65,000 in grant money is available to eligible artists of all fields with a medical, mental health, or dental emergency or an illness-related financial need.

This year we are excited to facilitate the grant for a second time with our community partners Mujeres de Maiz, Sustainable Little Tokyo, and artist and producer Cori Consuelo, and Physician Assistant Kayla McLaughlin, MPAS.

Applications will be accepted between March 1st and April 7th, 2019. Applications are due by 11:59pm PST on April 7th.

Eligibility
Artists of all disciplines who:

Live in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, or Orange Counties.
Identify as one or more of the following: female, transgender, non-binary, person of color, or low-income.
Have a medical, mental health, or dental emergency, OR have an illness-related financial need.
Are not enrolled in a full-time academic program.
Are at least 21 years old.


Artists in all disciplines and stages of their career are eligible to apply. Artists are not required to be US citizens. Applications may be submitted on behalf of an eligible artist unable to submit it on their own.

We welcome applications from professional artists of all disciplines who live in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, or Orange Counties, and those who identify as one or more of the following: female, transgender, non-binary, low-income, or person of color (including, but not limited to: individuals of African-American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Middle Eastern, or Pacific Islander descent).

Applications will be accepted between March 1st and April 7, 2019. A panel comprised of representatives from our community partner organizations and a medical professional will select grant recipients based on applicant eligibility, artistic merit, urgency of need, and the potential for the grant to be used effectively.

Information and grant writing assistance sessions will be held at the WCCW and in connection with community partner organizations during the open application period.

+ Wednesday, March 13, 7-9pm at Women’s Center for Creative Work (English)
+ Monday, March 25, 7-9pm at Self Help Graphics & Art with Mujeres de Maiz (Spanish/English)
+ Saturday, March 30, 10am-12pm at KRST Unity Center (of AfRaKan Spiritual Science) with Cori Alegria (English)
+ Monday, April 1, 6–8pm at JACCC with Sustainable Little Tokyo (English/Japanese)
+ Saturday, April 6, 1-5pm (by appt.) at Women’s Center for Creative Work (English) .

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Self Help Graphics X Compose L.A
Feb
27
7:30 PM19:30

Self Help Graphics X Compose L.A

This concert is part of Compose LA 2019. The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) will launch Compose LA 2019 as its inaugural platform to showcase LA's leading contemporary composers, innovative music artists, dynamic thought-leaders, and engaging music spaces.

Compose LA 2019 is a collaboration between DCA's Performing Arts Division and the following partners: American Composers Forum of Los Angeles, the University of California Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine, and the Center for Music Innovation at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

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Drypoint Printmaking Workshop with Margaret Alarcon
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Drypoint Printmaking Workshop with Margaret Alarcon

Join artist Margaret Alarcon to learn the art of drypoint.  Participants will learn how to transfer their photos or designs on to a plexiglass plate.  Learn how to develop your drawing skills and express your ideas through the intaglio process. Participants will create an edition of prints using traditional printmaking practices.

Purchase tickets Here

*Tickets: $40
*Max Workshop Participants: 10
*Ages: 12+ (youth must be accompanied by an adult)

Print Workshop
Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033
#workshop

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DIY Screen-Printing Workshop with Dewey Tafoya
Jan
19
11:00 AM11:00

DIY Screen-Printing Workshop with Dewey Tafoya

DIY Screen-Printing Workshop with Dewey Tafoya

Saturday, January 19th, 2019 | 11am to 3pm

Fee: $30

Instructor: Dewey Tafoya


Learn how to Screen-print with artist Dewey Tafoya. Attendees are required to bring two black and white photographs / images printed on transparency film. The image should be no larger than 8 1/2" X 11". If you would like to take your screen home with you to make additional prints, a limited number of screens are available for purchase. Participants are required to bring paper or a couple of blank t-shirts on which you will print your image.

Screens and ink are provided by Self Help Graphics & Art.
To RSVP please visit our site here

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Mini Portrait Portfolio Workshop with Victor Rosas
Jan
11
7:00 PM19:00

Mini Portrait Portfolio Workshop with Victor Rosas

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Mini Portrait Portfolio Workshop with Victor Rosas

Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 7pm to 9pm

Fee: $35

Instructor: Victor Rosas


Come create a portfolio of miniature portraits with artist Victor Rosas using the direct painting method on plexiglass plates. The multilayered multicolor process adds depth and texture to your artwork. Please bring a portrait to use as a guide for your prints. 

All materials provided by Self Help Graphics & Art.
To RSVP please visit our site here

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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! 
@SHG1970
@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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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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Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Self Help Graphics Annual Print Fair 2018

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ANNUAL PRINT FAIR & EXHIBITION 2018

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018 – 12PM TO 5PM

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 2017-18. The Annual Print Fair & Exhibition features serigraphs, monoprints, as well as new relief and intaglio print editions.

New works by:  Margaret Alarcon, Clover, Pepe Coronado, Sandra Fernandez, River Garza, Luis Genaro Garcia, Douglas Miles, Dalila Paola Mendez, Malaquias Montoya, Zeke Peña, Kimberly Robertson, Cynthia Velasquez 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.

 

The Professional Print Program is supported in part by our artists, volunteers, board of directors, as well as collectors, and major donors including the Eastside Arts Initiative, Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, Pasadena Art Alliance, Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity, California Community Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Los Angeles County Art Commission, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

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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
18
to Dec 22

December Print Sale - This Week Only!

December 18th - 22nd friends and supporters of Self Help Graphics will receive a special collectors’ holiday discount of 20% off on all limited edition prints.     Support our community-based organization.  Visit us during your lunch hour!  Give the gift of art and save 20% on your purchase.

December 18th - 22nd friends and supporters of Self Help Graphics will receive a special collectors’ holiday discount of 20% off on all limited edition prints.

Support our community-based organization.  Visit us during your lunch hour!  Give the gift of art and save 20% on your purchase.

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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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