Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge


Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge, June 18 – Sept 04, 2005  

Summary: Chicano Visions is a celebration of Chicano art and life.  By presenting the works of a range of the country’s celebrated Chicano and Chicana artists, the exhibit serves to advance and support the cause of establishing Chicano art as a recognized “school” of art, while helping inspire a new generation of artists and art enthusiasts in our communities, in our schools and in our families. Most of the works in this exhibition come from the collection of Cheech Marin

Participating Artists: Carlos Almaraz, Charles “Chaz” Bojórquez, David Botello, Melesio Casas, Gaspar Enríquez, Diane Gamboa, Margaret García, Rupert García, Carmen Lomas Garza, Glugio “Gronk” Nicandro, Raul Guerrero, Wayne Alaniz Healy, Adan Hernández, Ester Hernández, Leo Limón, Gilbert “Magu” Lujan, César Martínez, Frank Romero, Alex Rubio, Marta Sánchez, Eloy Torrez, Jesse Treviño, John Valadez, Patssi Valdez, Vincent Valdez, George Yepes

Curator: René Yáñez

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Main Gallery and Torres Gallery.

Traveling exhibition venues: San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, Smithsonian Institution, Wshington, D.C., National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, El Paso Museum of Art, Texas, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Museum of Contemporary Art- La Jolla, California, Museum of Contemporary Art- San Diego, California, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, Minnesota, O’Kane Gallery, Houston, Texas, Saint Louis Science Center, Saint Louis Missouri, de Young Museum, San Francisco, California, Museum of Fine Art Fort Lauderdale.

Organizing Institution: Evergreen Exhibitions

*Exhibition catalogue published.

Saturday, June 18, 2005 to Sunday, September 4, 2005