The Salazar-Ajo Library welcomes students from
Tohono O’odham Community College for the school’s first-ever exhibit at the library.
an opening reception at 3 p.m. Friday, September 30, the students’ works will hang in the library throughout the month of October.
Students displaying paintings include:
Makaye Lewis showing
“My Favourite Boot” (acrylic on panel) and “Carmen” (mixed media) Sisco Fraire showing
“Saint Graffitti” (acrylic on panel) and “Kaye” (acrylic on stretched canvas) Sage Greely showing
“No Father to My Style” (acrylic on panel) and “Rose” (acrylic on stretched canvas), and Dylan Porter showing
“Leo” (acrylic on bookbinding board) and “Holy Tattoo” (acrylic on panel).
The four are students in the college’s Painting I class, a Visual Art + Design’s associate of fine arts core class requirement. They are under the direction of Kimberley Lund, PhD.
Redrawing Borders — Art Activist, Humanitarian and Ecological Solutions opens at the Ajo Plaza Gallery on Tuesday March 18 in Ajo, Arizona. The reception is from 5:30 to 7:30. A discussion panel on the exhibit’s theme will take place at 6 pm.
Artists Appearing in the Exhibit
Carlos Encinas ~ Giannina Coppiano Dwin ~ Jewel Clearwater Fraser
Sonia Baez-Hernandez ~ Diana Kahlo ~ Rex Koningsor
Fabio Rodriguez ~ Michael B. Schwartz ~ George Strasburger
Karen Sucharski ~ Marla von Ettenberg ~ Morgana Wallace-Cooper
An exciting aspect of this exhibit is the
Virtual Gallery Exchange — The Border Project. This traveling art exhibit, originally created in Ajo, will be installed in Sonoyta, Sonora, México for simultaneous exhibition with Redrawing Borders at the Ajo Plaza Gallery.
Redrawaing Borders was made possible by the generous support of the Tri-National Symposium – Celebrating the Sonoran Desert , and the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC).
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