Saturday, October 17, 2015

Pavel Acevedo

"Black Biel (60 fwy)"

Pavel Acevedo of Riverside, California, pulled his print at Urge Palette art store (Riverside).  Pavel is originally from Oaxaca, which is a printmaking Mecca right now.

Pavel and the model for the print,
(who set Francisco Delgado up in Oaxaca 
to do his print for the Desert Triangle)

We met Pavel and daughter,

Deborah Cool-Flowers drove her Laguna etching press out from El Paso to Riverside, and gave it to Pavel, to do this edition and more magnificent prints.

Laguna etching press

Loading up the etching press,
in a U-Haul
in El Paso, Texas

drove her press out to Riverside, California,
to give it to Pavel

Arriving in Riverside,
and putting the press back together

Adjusting the press 
at Urge Palete art store

Deborah's husband, Jim Cool (far left),
Deborah, and Pavel (far right)

Ready to print!

Pavel signing the prints

Pavel has been using his new press 
to make many more prints,
including this self-portrait

Even Pavel's daughter,
used the press to make a leaf print

Collaborative mural in Riverside,
Pavel painted the big female face

Pavel also painted this mural earlier
in Oaxaca.
His style would lend itself 

Pavel also participated in the 
organized by Irving Herrera.

Pavel on Facebook.

Pavel GoFundMe, for a project in Project Space 1785

Pavel's prints for sale at BigCartel.

Update:  Pavel is shaking it up in Los Angeles.  A lot of the following info is also on another post --  Post-Momentum:

Interview at Modern Art Blitz
with Mat Gleason
Note: His Desert Triangle print in the background
UPDATE -- YouTube link

Exhibition at Avenue 50 Studio
in Los Angeles
Opening May 14th, 2016
runs until June 4th, 2016

Group show at Self Help Graphics
in Los Angeles
Opening May 12, 2016
up until June 10th
(Also, Los Dos is in this show)

Also Pavel was interviewed on KUCR, the radio station for the University of California at Riverside.

UPDATE (Sept 2017):

Pavel's print is now part of the permanent collection of the Riverside Museum of Art in California.  Moreover, it is currently displayed on the web banner, and also hung in the museum.

From the banner

Pavel's print hung

Update (Oct 2017):  Cheech Marin has fun with Pavel:

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