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Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer
Apr
1
to Apr 5

Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer

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WEAVING OUR LEGACIES THRU PRAYER

Exhibition on view March 9, 2019 through April 5, 2019

On View Monday through Friday 10am - 5pm

Self Help Graphics & Art

1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033

The Art exhibition will feature womxn, femmes, GNC of color who use prayer ties to set intentions, send positivity and gratitude. This year's theme represents ties we make to one another and to our paths of healing and self-love. As womxn of the earth connected to our spiritual powers, we set prayers: through affirmations for self-respect and health, through healing friendships we foster, through mandos we make to ánimas and santos, through our dedication to family, and through the multiplicity of borders we cross and inhabit.

Art on flyer by Liliflor Art @liliflorart

#mujeresdemaiz #xingonaxfest #kellycaballero #artivist #mujeresdemaiz2019

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Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer
Mar
25
to Mar 29

Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer

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WEAVING OUR LEGACIES THRU PRAYER

Exhibition on view March 9, 2019 through April 5, 2019

On View Monday through Friday 10am - 5pm

Self Help Graphics & Art

1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033

The Art exhibition will feature womxn, femmes, GNC of color who use prayer ties to set intentions, send positivity and gratitude. This year's theme represents ties we make to one another and to our paths of healing and self-love. As womxn of the earth connected to our spiritual powers, we set prayers: through affirmations for self-respect and health, through healing friendships we foster, through mandos we make to ánimas and santos, through our dedication to family, and through the multiplicity of borders we cross and inhabit.

Art on flyer by Liliflor Art @liliflorart

#mujeresdemaiz #xingonaxfest #kellycaballero #artivist #mujeresdemaiz2019

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Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer
Mar
18
to Mar 22

Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer

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WEAVING OUR LEGACIES THRU PRAYER

Exhibition on view March 9, 2019 through April 5, 2019

On View Monday through Friday 10am - 5pm

Self Help Graphics & Art

1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033

The Art exhibition will feature womxn, femmes, GNC of color who use prayer ties to set intentions, send positivity and gratitude. This year's theme represents ties we make to one another and to our paths of healing and self-love. As womxn of the earth connected to our spiritual powers, we set prayers: through affirmations for self-respect and health, through healing friendships we foster, through mandos we make to ánimas and santos, through our dedication to family, and through the multiplicity of borders we cross and inhabit.

Art on flyer by Liliflor Art @liliflorart

#mujeresdemaiz #xingonaxfest #kellycaballero #artivist #mujeresdemaiz2019

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Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer
Mar
11
to Mar 15

Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer

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WEAVING OUR LEGACIES THRU PRAYER

Exhibition on view March 9, 2019 through April 5, 2019

On View Monday through Friday 10am - 5pm

Self Help Graphics & Art

1300 E. 1st St. LA, CA. 90033

The Art exhibition will feature womxn, femmes, GNC of color who use prayer ties to set intentions, send positivity and gratitude. This year's theme represents ties we make to one another and to our paths of healing and self-love. As womxn of the earth connected to our spiritual powers, we set prayers: through affirmations for self-respect and health, through healing friendships we foster, through mandos we make to ánimas and santos, through our dedication to family, and through the multiplicity of borders we cross and inhabit.

Art on flyer by Liliflor Art @liliflorart

#mujeresdemaiz #xingonaxfest #kellycaballero #artivist #mujeresdemaiz2019

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Xingona.x Fest: Mujeres de Maiz Live Art Show Festival
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Xingona.x Fest: Mujeres de Maiz Live Art Show Festival

XINGONA.X FEST: Weaving our Legacies thru Prayer
Mujeres de Maiz's Live Art Show Festival & Exhibition Opening
Saturday, March 9th, 6-9pm. $10-100, All Ages.



Exhibition scheduled through March 2019 during SHG's regular hours and on special events.
An Interdisciplinary, Intercultural, Intergenerational Art Festival and Exhibition Opening Reception featuring womxn of color, femme, GNC & QT/WOC artivists.

Including Artivist performances by:
Banda Las Angelinas
Chicanas Cholas y Chisme
Indigital Productions in collaboration with Patricia Valencia
In Lak Ech
Kelly Caballero
Palomx
San Cha
Weapons of Mass Creation

Poets:
Claudia Rodriguez
Faith Santilla
La Poeta Violeta
...and more!

Speakers:
Womxn from the LA teachers Strike

at Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
*Parking is limited & available on surrounding streets.
*Metro Gold Line - Aliso/Pico Stop

Art on flyer by Liliflor Art.

Featured Artist List in Exhibit coming soon...
Want to Submit to our Exhibit or Zine featuring womxn, femme and T, GNC of color artists & poets? APPLY HERE: http://form.jotform.com/73426199684167

General admission, limited seating.
Tickets Available Here from $10-$100 sliding scale: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/xingonax-fest-mujeres-de-maiz-live-art-show-festival-tickets-56087994702?fbclid=IwAR3cYN3p7co5LReVWal9RLiVizXjq8xnsrXZEGUvr3Wo1xobW1zfWH5HTHg

*PLEASE NOTE*: Tickets are General admission, with limited seating. Ticket does not guarantee seating. Different prices does not mean better seats. The different costs are sliding scale donations according to what you can donate for your ticket(s).



MUJER MERCADO/MARKETPLACE featuring womxn & femme artisans. To be considered as a vendor/artistan,.. please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/417kvSW2zzfSSuAg1

Never been to a Mujeres de Maiz event? Don't Miss it! Join the event that has inspired circles and events across the Southwest!
Check out this video: https://vimeo.com/34828355

CELEBRATING & HONORING:
-International Womxn's Day,
-Womxn's Herstory Month,
-22 Years of Mujeres de Maiz
-Mexica New Year
-the coming of Spring ...Spring Equinox
-the Opening Reception of our Month-long Art Exhibition


ACCESSIBILITY INFO:
All Ages, general admission w/ very limited seating.
Event is wheelchair accessible.
*Please inbox us for accommodation needs.
Event is not scent free as we use aromatic medicines/smudges.
Alcohol and Drug Free Event for the health of our communities.
Event intends to be a Brave and Safe Space.
Event is all ages/genders/sexualities, please honor the elders and children.

www.MujeresDeMaiz.com

Interested in Volunteering? Please fill out this form:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe96Efx90QwZsYEEoqEXmvRgcuEUYzcLrKojuqiusrmYSdYqQ/viewform

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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

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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
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: A CULTURAL LEGACY, PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE Exhibition
Sep
17
to Feb 24

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS: A CULTURAL LEGACY, PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE Exhibition

“Four Seasons” by Alfredo de Batuc, 1979

“Four Seasons” by Alfredo de Batuc, 1979

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an integral part of the cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles. Today’s interpretation of the sacred indigenous tradition has been remixed and recycled into a commercial holiday blending Mexican, Latino, and American pop culture iconography with the spiritual aesthetics of the event’s indigenous and Catholic influences. Self Help Graphics (SHG) will trace the evolution of Día de los Muertos in Los Angeles and beyond through an exhibition and publication documenting its four-decade history of art, ritual, and celebration. Since 1972, when SHG organized its first public ritual for Día de los Muertos, its annual commemoration has developed into a complex and unique public observance. Día de los Muertos, A Cultural Legacy: Past, Present, and Future will include historical prints, photographs, and ephemera representing each decade of SHG’s commemorations, as well as three newly commissioned altars from artists Ofelia Esparza (Los Angeles), Gerardo “Acamonchi” Yépiz (Tijuana), and Marcus Kuiland-Nazario (Los Angeles).

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Soy Artista 2017 Exhibition
Aug
5
6:00 PM18:00

Soy Artista 2017 Exhibition

SUMMER OF YOUTH CULMINATION EXHIBITION

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017 | 6 - 10PM
at Self Help Graphics & Art: 1300 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Metro Goldline: Pico/Aliso Stop

S.O.Y. Artista (Summer of Youth), our five-week summer art-training workshop for local youth ages 12 to 24, culminates in a final exhibition. See their work in relief printmaking, photography, and serigraphy. Held in conjunction with our CINE ESTE film screening, make an evening of it and bring the whole family! 

S.O.Y. Artista serves middle and high school students with a critical need for summer programming while providing positive and alternative models for creativity in an environment that is nurturing and reflective of their culture.

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Al Norte Y P'atras Exhibition By Álvaro Daniel Márquez
May
18
to Jun 17

Al Norte Y P'atras Exhibition By Álvaro Daniel Márquez

AL NORTE Y P’ATRAS (NORTH AND BACK) EXHIBITION BY ÁLVARO DANIEL MÁRQUEZ


EXHIBITION RUNS: MAY 18, 2017 TO JUNE 17, 2017

OPENING RECEPTION MAY 18,2017 | 7PM TO 9PM

Al Norte y P’atras” (North and Back) presents a visual narrative of Mexican migration to the United States through a series of twelve hand-embellished, limited edition linocut prints. Using figurative expression and comics’ aesthetic grammar to tell the story of an undocumented Mexican farmer and his journey north, this project touches on various themes in current research on migration: the perils of the journey north, the use of technology to mediate familial relations across borders, the everyday rhythm of existence for some undocumented people, and the structural and historical factors that both push and pull migrants into the diaspora. In doing so, this show will challenge conventional distinctions between “high art” and vernacular/popular art, explore the relations between art and historical memory, and utilize visual narratives as a decolonial gesture. As part of this exhibition, visitors will be asked to participate in re-envisioning the chronology of migration through an interactive installation piece.


BIOGRAPHY

Álvaro D. Márquez is an L.A.-based visual artist and part-time professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. Raised in East Salinas, California, a community of migrant farm and working class laborers, his work explores questions of social, racial, and gender inequality by bridging “low brow” and “high art.” Especially inspired by comic books and visual forms of storytelling, his work engages questions about the self, history, and one’s place in it. He holds a B.A. in history from Brown University and an M.A. with emphasis in visual studies from the University of Southern California. In the Fall of 2017, Alvaro will begin an M.F.A. in Art, with emphasis in Printmaking, at California State University, Long Beach.

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Art of Indigenous Resistance Exhibition
May
13
to Jun 10

Art of Indigenous Resistance Exhibition


The Art of Indigenous Resistance: Inspiring the Protection of Mother Earth

OPENING RECEPTION
Saturday, May 13th, 2017 | 5 PM to 8:30 PM
at Self Help Graphics: 1300 East 1st Street, Apachianga (Los Angeles), CA 90033

EXHIBITION RUN DATES
Saturday, May 13th – Saturday, June 10th

Honor The Earth in partnership with The California Endowment and Self Help Graphics & Art present The Art of Indigenous Resistance: Inspiring the Protection of Mother Earth, an exhibition with a mission to raise awareness about issues affecting native people everywhere, and support social and environmental issues through a showcase of empowering Indigenous art from across the country. Art plays an important role in activism with the ability to wake people up. Through art this exhibition evokes emotion, shares stories, inspires and motivates, creating a catalyst for meaningful change. This exhibition is built on solidarity and as a reminder about the resiliency of native communities.

The art in this exhibition is a collection of art that highlights Honor the Earth’s 31 years of work resisting developments that directly impact indigenous communities. The collection includes historical posters, and original artwork curated from a national call to artists. Curated by Kimberly Smith with assistance by Melissa Govea, this exhibition features the work of leading artists and activist collectives from across the globe whose work creates awareness in the social, economic, environmental, and political issues that impact the health and resilience of indigenous people. Through art and healing self-expression, the exhibition seeks to spark dialogue on humanity’s interconnectedness with Mother Earth and support systemic change by highlighting indigenous practices and community-powered solutions. Join us as we honor the vanguards of environmental justice and stand in solidarity with indigenous people in the fight to save our sacred planet.

Performances by
Supaman
Raye Zaragoza
Wake Self
Lyla June
Ginger Dunnill (DJ)

FOOD • LIVE • ART • MUSIC • ALL AGES • FREE

GETTING TO THE EVENT
Public transportation is suggested:
Metro Goldline (Pico/Aliso Stop)
For park & ride options please visit: www.metro.net/riding/paid_parking/gold-line/

PARKING
Free street side parking south of 1st Street ONLY

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Mar
10
to Mar 31

Entre Tinta y Lucha

ENTRE TINTA Y LUCHA

CURATED BY SYBIL VENEGAS

Works from Self Help Graphics & Art’s Professional Printmaking Program stemming 35 + years of serigraphy production.

Artists: William Acedo, Chaz Bojorquez, Barbara Carrasco, Yreina Cervantez, Tito Delgado, Dolores Guerrero Cruz, Alma Lopez, Jose Lozano, Dalila Paola Mendez, Delilah Montoya, Malaquias Montoya, Sonia Romero, Shizu Saldamando

This exhibition is a testament and tribute to the role Self Help Graphics and its community of artists/activists have played in the history of printmaking in Los Angeles as well as in the development of the genre known as Chicana/o serigraphy and/or silkscreened, poster art.

We can trace the legacy of Self Help Graphics (SHG) as an internationally renowned print center to the popular, political serigraphs of Sister Mary Corita Kent, who was among a small group of Los Angeles based artists who popularized silkscreen printing in the 1960s as an accessible, grassroots, politically conscious medium of artistic production. Sister Karen Boccalero, founder and executive director of Self Help Graphics studied with Sister Corita at Immaculate Heart College and was greatly influenced by her pedagogy, which emphasized social justice while inspiring creativity in individuals as well as collectively in community. In 1971, Sister Karen founded Self Help Graphics in East Los Angeles, based on the idea of a creative collective teaching art to the community. Throughout the 1970s SHG nurtured a vibrant artist community through community arts education, silkscreen poster art, and the affirmation of Mexican cultural heritage via Day of the Dead iconography and public practice. While these activities put SHG in the forefront of Los Angeles’ cultural arts activism throughout the decade, it would be the Atelier Program that would solidify SHG’s growing national and international reputation as a producer of Chicana/o and multicultural fine arts prints.

SHG established their first annual Atelier Program in 1983, funded in part by a series of limited edition screenprints by Gronk produced in 1982, considered the initial effort in the creation of the first Atelier Program. From 1983 to the present time, SHG’s Atelier Program has provided a successful template for providing well-known artists with a state of the art print studio, a master printer and a commercial outlet for the sale of the Atelier’s final products. It has nurtured the creative vision of hundred of artists working collectively in the Print Workshops. As we move towards the close of the second decade of the new millennium, SHG remains a vital and progressive force in the art world. However, it will be important that future practices acknowledge the artistic path that brought the organization to this present moment in time.

In recent years, the rapid and dramatic transformation of Los Angeles, the aging and loss of first generation SHG artists and the continuing efforts to establish gender equity in terms of Atelier participation and production are important issues facing the future of SHG. However, with continued artistic vision and demonstrated leadership in the arts, the organization will sustain itself as an important creative and progressive voice in the Chicano/Latino community. The Printmaking Summit is a testament to that.

The 16 prints on display in this exhibition were selected from a group of 40 prints chosen to represent SHG printmaking legacy. My selections intend to document the breath of the Atelier Programs through the generations of participating artists, particularly with attention given to early work of first generation SHG artists as well as women artists. It was a great challenge given all the great work and I would like to thank Joel Garcia and Betty Avila for inviting me to participate as the curator for this exhibition.

Sybil Venegas

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Ni De Aquí Ni De Allá / Neither Here Nor There: Contemporary Mexican Printmaking on Both Sides of the Border
Feb
20
5:00 PM17:00

Ni De Aquí Ni De Allá / Neither Here Nor There: Contemporary Mexican Printmaking on Both Sides of the Border

NI DE AQUÍ NI DE ALLÁ / Neither Here Nor There:

CONTEMPORARY MEXICAN PRINTMAKING ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BORDER

Juan Mora

Juan Mora

Throughout history, printmaking has acted as a cooperative and democratic art form. Mexican printmaking, in particular, has a rich tradition of providing a vehicle for social reform that has influenced generations of artists from around the world. From El Taller de Gráfica Popular to the DIY printshops of today, this tradition continues. The contemporary Mexican printmaking scene is vibrant and vast, both in the U.S. and Mexico.

This portfolio features contemporary Mexican printmakers from both the U.S and Mexico. The exchange will unite artists that have similar cultural backgrounds despite efforts made by politicians that aim to stratify populations. These prints not only reflect issues concerning today’s Mexican/Mexican-American, but also shed light on border issues, the ever-changing face of this nation, and the relationship we have with neighboring Mexico. This eclectic group of artists is comprised of traditional, non-traditional, academic, and DIY printmakers. There is a rich history of Mexican printmaking and this portfolio exchange will evidence that this tradition continues to evolve on both sides of the border.

Featured artists: Francisco Alonzo, Alan Altamirano (Mk Kabrito), Julia CaporalChema Chino, Juan De Dios Mora, Fernando De León, Janet Diaz, Sebastian Gallegos, Armando Gómez, Gabriela González, Abraham González Pacheco, Rogelio Gutierrez, ISTO Miguel Ledezma, Rosalie López, Emmanuel López López, Gabriela Martinez, Xilberto L. Nunéz, Carmen Razo, Coral Revueltas, Humberto Saenz, and Alejandro Villalbazo.

Prints on loan from Arizona State University


EXHIBITION WALK THROUGH: 5pm – 8pm
Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla
with curator Rogelio Gutierrez

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25VEINTICINCO
Feb
12
to Mar 12

25VEINTICINCO

25VEINTICINCO

TWENTY-FIVE ORIGINAL PRINT EDITIONS BY LATINO AND LATINA ARTISTS PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO CURATED BY PRESIDENT RICARDO ROMO, ARTURO INFANTE ALMEIDA, AND KENT RUSH

Ten years in the making, the 25Veinticinco exhibition includes prints by 25 Latino/a artists who worked in collaboration with master printers Neal Cox and Steven Carter in the print studio at the UTSA Department of Art and Art History. “‘Veinticinco,’” said UTSA President Ricardo Romo, “treats viewers to an exploration of important Latino themes related to labor, immigration, gender and poverty. In addition, several of the works allow us a glimpse into significant traditions and cultural values in our society.”

Artists: Richard Armendariz, Andy Benavidez, Cody Bustamante, Sam Coronado, Richard Duardo, Xavier Garza, José Guadiana, Daniel Guerrero, Luis “Chispas” Guerrero, Christopher Gutierrez, Benito Huerta, Leticia Huerta, Luis Jiménez, César Martínez, Richard Martinez, John Mata, Malaquías Montoya, Juan de Dios Mora, Alex Rubio, Armando Sanchez, Luis Valderas, Anita Valencia, Deborah Vasquez, Carla Veliz, Guillermina Zabala

“There is something magical and synergistic that happens when a creative artist works with an innovative and professional printer,” Rush said. “This series of 25 prints is ultimately a tribute to the vitality of the region’s Latino art scene. The cross section covers established artists, mid-career artists and a sampling of new and emerging artists. The variety of imagery, styles, and concepts is extremely diverse and dynamic.”

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RECUERDOS: Closing Reception for 43rd Annual Día de los Muertos Exhibition
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

RECUERDOS: Closing Reception for 43rd Annual Día de los Muertos Exhibition

SELF HELP GRAPHICS & ART
43RD ANNUAL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS EXHIBITION

RECUERDOS
Curated by Rosalie Lopez

Closing Reception Thursday, December 1 at 7PM

View and purchase the 43rd annual commemorative print by Shizu Saldamando honoring our headliner and punk icon Alice Bag, and see altares and installations by:

Artists
Rosalie Lopez, Jose Lozano, Star Montana, Susanna Negrete, Sergio Trean, Luis Ramirez, Margaret Alarcon, Gabriel Jimenez, Consuelo Flores, Alejandro Quan-Madrid, Marissa Sykes, Manuel Lopez, Jennifer Gutierrez-Morgan, Shizu Saldamando

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