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¡Chupacabras! Artists Reinterpret the Myth

January 24 – July 20, 2008

The legend of the Chupacabras has made its way into the Latino and US society for almost two decades. In this exhibition, Chicago artists explored the impact that Chupacabras sightings have had on the American consciousness.

Participating Artists

Patricia Acosta, Cirilo Esquivel, Ricardo Gonzalez, Luis De La Torre, Judithe Hernandez, Salvador Jimenez, Miguel Cortez, Juan Compean, Ricardo Compean and Antonio Pazaran


Kraft Gallery committee – Jose Luis Gutierrez, Montsserat Hernandez, Claudia Herrera, Cristina Jimenez, Oscar Sánchez, and Gabriel Villa

Organizing Institution

National Museum of Mexican Art

Displayed at

Kraft Gallery