Thursday, October 24, 2019

Warming Up for Las Cruces (and El Paso)

We are frantically preparing for the -- DESERT TRIANGLE PRINT CARPETA -- IMPRESS 2 EXPRESS -- exhibition at the Las Cruces Museum of Art, opening on November 1st, Day of the Dead, 2019.


Prints from Las Cruces artists in the IMPRESS 2 EXPRESS exhibit include those by:


In tandem with the exhibit at the Las Cruces Museum of Art are spill over galleries:

Main Street Vintage Mercado -- 300 N Main,Las Cruces, New Mexico
Desert Peak Architects -- 300 N Main,Las Cruces, New Mexico

with the exhibition ad

with the exhibition ad


There will be Dia de Muertos events in downtown El Paso, from October 31st to November 2nd.  

October 31st and November 2nd

Federico Villaba (of the Desert Triangle) is curating a Dia de Muertos exhibition --  ARTE DE MUERTOS -- in the gallery of the Roderick Art Space, 601 North Oregon Street, downtown El Paso.  

That is open the evening of Halloween, October 31st, 6 - 10 PM, as part of the Last Thursday Artwalk. And also 1 - 10 PM, November 2nd, Day of the Dead, the same day as the Parade of Alebrijes.

El Paso
October 31st, 2019
November 2, 2019

Pavel Acevedo (Riverside, CA)
Cimi Alvarado (ELP)
Christin Apodaca (ELP)
Colectivo La Ultima Hora (CDMX)
Francisco Delgado (ELP)
Gilberto Delgado (Oaxaca)
Arturo Enriquez (ELP)
Vallarie Enriquez (ELP)
Patrick Gabaldon (ELP)
Manny Guerra (ELP)
Kalli Arte Collective (CA)
Los Dos (ELP)
Raul Monarrez (ELP)
Henry Morales (ABQ)
Victor Muheddine (ELP)
Ruben Navarro (ELP)
Estrella Posada (ELP)
Martin Quintanilla (Tucson)
Artemio Rodriguez (Tacambaro)
Augustine Romero (ABQ)
Marco Sanchez (ELP)
Valle Verde ECHS Art Club (ELP)
Federico Villalba (ELP)
Xingaderas (ELP)

October 31st

Guillermo Gomez-Peña will be performing at the El Paso Museum of Art on Halloween, October 31st, 2019, from 6 - 7 PM.

November 2nd, 2019

Southwest Print Fiesta 2019

We had a great opening for the Ambos Lados International Print Exchange in Silver City, during the Southwest Print Fiesta 2019, on Friday, October 11th.

Many of the Desert Triangle artists participated in the Ambos Lados International Print Exchange -- Manuel Guerra, Francisco DelgadoRaul MonarrezVictor MuheddineGonzalo EspinosaTanya RichKarl WhitakerHenry Morales, and Pavel Acevedo.

for the Southwest Print Fiesta 2019

The Ambos Lados International Print Exchange was between the US and Mexico (with a few prints from Cuba, Australia, Canada and Ireland) -- 158 prints total!


During July and August 2019, Manuel Guerra and Krrrl took a trip across Mexico, to meet the Mexican Ambos Lados printmakers.