YLA 21 & Changarrito Project, Opening Reception, & Programming.
Mexic-Arte Museum Upcoming Events - January
Date: June 17, 2016
Member Preview: 6-7pm
Public Hours: 7-9pm
Admission: $10 or FREE for Members
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Music: DJ Chorizo Funk
Antojitos: Licha's Cantina

Beverages: Specialty Cocktails & PBR
Activity: Button-Making & Photobooth
Garage Parking Option 1: Enter on Brazos St. (between 3rd & 4th) $5 credit card only. 
Garage Parking Option 2: Enter on 4th St. (next to FedEx) $5-$7 cash only.


Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@
Now in its 21st year, the Young Latino Artists (YLA) exhibition has historically provided emerging Latina/o artists with professional-level museum experience and exposure. Guest curated by David “Shek” Vega, YLA 21: Amexican@ focuses on Latina/o artists who grew up as part of the Millennial Generation.

Featured YLA 21 Artists: Vanessa Centeno (New Orleans, LA); Justo Cisneros (San Antonio, TX); Essentials Collective (Austin, TX); Hatziel Flores (Dallas, TX); Destiny Mata (New York, NY); James Medrano (San Antonio, TX); Chris Montoya (San Antonio, TX); Zeke Pena (El Paso, TX); Daniela Riojas (San Antonio, TX); and, Larry Servin (San Antonio, TX).

Changarrito Project: Selections from the Collection 2015-2016
Changarrito is an art vending cart, conceptualized by artist Maximo Gonzalez as an alternative to the official gallery selections presented by the Mexican cultural authorities. Since 2012, the curators from the Mexic-Arte Museum have selected over 45 artists to participate in the Changarrito Project.

Select Changarrito Project Artists: Alejandra Almuelle; Andrew Anderson; Briar Bonifacio; Daniel Cobos; Faustinus Deraet; John Gonzalez; Los Printmakers de San Anto Collective; Ender Martos; John Medina; Pedro Perez; Josue Rawmirez; Coco Rico; Natalia Rodriguez; Lys Santamaria; Sixto-Juan Zavala; and, Raquel Zawrotny.

Exhibition dates: June 18 – August 28, 2016
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Above images: Essentials, Dru, 2014. Durst Print. 36" x 24”. John Medina, La Sandía, 2015. Mixed media, hot glue, aerosol on wood panel. 12” x 12”

Image: James Medrano, MICKEY CHRIST. Ink and gold paint on paper.
 CURATOR'S TOUR 
 WITH DAVID "SHEK" VEGA 


Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time: 2 – 3pm
Admission: Regular $5 admission

 
David “Shek” Vega will speak about the YLA 21: Amexican@ exhibition, featured artists, and his curatorial process.
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Image: Hector Carmona Miranda, Empowering Punch (detail), 2015. Photography. 24" x 36”.

 CHANGARRITO WITH 
 HECTOR C. MIRANDA 

Dates: June 17 6 - 9pm
June 18, 25, & 26 12 - 3pm
Admission: FREE & open to the public


Coming from a long line of metal workers and metallurgists, Miranda's work explores the combination of traditional blacksmithing materials and 3D printing. Find more of Miranda's work hereReadMore
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Image: Museo Nacional de Antropología y Historía.

 MEXICO CITY ART TOUR 

Date: June 22 – 27, 2016

Mexic-Arte Museum's Mexico City Art Tour offers a panoramic survey of Mexican art and culture in the western hemisphere's largest metropolis. The trip offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience all this city has to offer.
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Image: John Medina, Bugs (detail), 2015. Digital print. 10” x 8”.

 RELIEF FROM THE HEAT: 
 A RELIEF PRINTING FAMILY DAY
 WITH JOHN MEDINA 

Date: Sunday, June 26, 2016
Time: 12pm – 3pm
Admission: FREE and open to public
Paletas 50% off while supplies last


Join Changarrito artist John Medina for a hands-on relief printing workshop based on his work currently on display in Changarrito Project: Selections from the Collection 2015-2016. Materials provided.
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This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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