Date: August 16, 2019
Time: 7 - 9 pm
@Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st. St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Join us for a private walkthrough of select Self Help Graphics & Art’s Vintage Prints Collection with scholar and board member Dr. Karen Mary Davalos. She will be discussing the importance of the Maestras V and Homombre Ateliers published by Self Help Graphics & Art as well as the cultural impact Self Help Graphics & Art’s renown Professional Printmaking Studio.
The Maestras V Atelier includes artists: Judy Baca, Barbara Carrasco, Magda Dejose, Carol Es, Ofelia Esparza, Emilia Garcia, Aydee Lopez-Martinez, Amelia Malagamba, Poli Marichal, and Linda Vallejo.
The Homombre Atelier includes artists: Ruben Esparza, Joey Terrill, P.E. Sweeney Perez, Jeff Huereque, Hector Silva, Luciano Martinez, Rigo Maldonado, Miguel Angel Reyes and Alex Donis.
Dr. Karen Mary Davalos is a cultural anthropologist and internationally renowned scholar of Chicana/o Art. Her work focuses on indigeneity, gender, and belonging in the context of injustice, historical erasure, trauma and resistance. Dr. Davalos is a professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at the University of Minnesota.
Special guests include artist Judithe Hernandez and collector Alfred Fraijo Jr.
Refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP by Thursday, August 15, 2019.