Carmen Lomas Garza: Pedacito de mi corazón


Carmen Lomas Garza: Pedacito de mi corazón, July 10 –Oct 4, 1992

Summary: Born in Kingsville, Texas, Lomas Garza’s personal experiences provide a backdrop for her poetic recollections of family events, communal gatherings and cultural practices within her Mexican-American heritage. Guided by memory her monitos, or little people paintings, blend fact and fiction with a unique personal aesthetic to enlighten, instruct and awaken values and emotions common to people of all cultures.

Curator: N/A

Organizing Institution: Laguna Gloria Art Museum

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum West Wing and Courtyard Gallery

Traveling exhibition venues: El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas; Texas A & I University, Kingsville, Texas; Lubbock Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, Texas; Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, Illinois; Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California; The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California

*Exhibition catalogue published

Friday, July 10, 1992 to Sunday, October 4, 1992