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Carmen Lomas Garza: Pedacito de mi corazón

July 10 – October 4, 1992

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. 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

Participating Artists

Carmen Lomas Garza


Peter Mears

Organizing Institution

Laguna Gloria Art Museum

Displayed at

West Wing