Wednesday, April 13, 2016

La Chamba

Everyone is chambiando hard preparing for the reception on Thursday (April 14th) and printing.

Arturo Negrete of Taller 75 Grados has been working hard silk screening:

Grey, Arturo, Alan
with Miguel Ibarra's print




First color




Taller 75 Grados prints
ready to be hung for the 
on April 16th, at Proper Printshop


arrives at the El Paso airport


Pavel will be working with Francisco Delgado
to make a relief print edition


Pavel with el maestro Arturo Negrete


Arturo chambiando on a print from Los Dos





Jim Ward was in an El Paso band
called "At the Drive In"






Finished!
Los Dos silk screen print


Kim Bauer with Arturo Negrete --
Kim Bauer is the head printmaking professor
at the University of Texas at El Paso


A mobile gallery would be great to show prints.

I checked out a mobile gallery -- Projectos Impala -- in Ciudad Juarez, just across the border from El Paso:



Projectos Impala is a mobile gallery made out of a shipping trailer, and travels to various locations in Ciudad Juarez:





rungs the mobile gallery --
he is standing in front of the bookshelf
at the back of the gallery


Mykl Wells came out to visit Alejandro's gallery


On April 13th, the mobile gallery
was adjacent to the Juarez Museum of Art
in the PRONAF district






In El Paso Dave "Grave" Herrera put the finishing touches on his latest mural:





Meanwhile, back in Tucson, there is an article about the Tucson Community Workshop in the Tucson Weekly.

Jeik Ficker of Tanline Printing
 and the Tucson Community Print Shop

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