July 31
August 30

Galleria Zapatista | 4th Floor

Title of Show: Gustavo Mora Printmaker
Show dates: July 31 through August 30

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 31 7:00-9:00pm
Place: Mission Grafica, Galleria Zapatista 4th floor

Gustavo Mora was born in Mexico and studied Studio Arts at the Institute of Visual Arts in Puebla Mexico where he was influenced by Expressionism, Mexican Graphic Arts, as well as, literary and cinematic works. Mora’s work is based on his drawing practice and is applied to different techniques in intaglio, relief printmaking and lithography. He has participated in exhibits and art events in Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, Costa Rica, France, Romania, Greece, the United States and Japan. Mora has been member of the California Society of Printmakers since 2008 and is currently teaching relief printmaking at Mission Grafica.

images information:
Title: Lumbre (fire)
Medium: woodcut
Size: 21" 3/4 x 29" 1/8
Year: 2011

August 9
September 12

Lowrider photo exhibit and more

Title of Show: EAST SIDE STORY AND CHICANO SOUL: Lowrider photo exhibit and more

Opening Reception:August 9, 2014 6pm-9:30pm/ $5 admission fee/ Galleries

Film screening: Aug. 9, 2014: “Why I Ride” written by Vero Majano & Debra Koffler 7PM

In conjunction with the Lowriding season MCCLA is thrilled to present featured artists: Yolanda Lopez, Art Meza, Adolfo Arias, and Fern Balladares whose art work represent lowrider culture past and present. Join us at the opening reception to meet the artists, hear excerpts of Meza’s Lowriting book, view screening of “Why I Ride” a documentary on 80’s lowrider car scene in San Francisco, walk along the display of lowrider cars parked in front of the center, and listen to oldies by DJ Soulera. Be a part of reclaiming public space. Don’t miss out.

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