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Exhibitions: Social Discourses: In Print, Richmond Art Center Sept 14 – Nov 16, 2014

Social Discourses: In Print
Richmond Art Center
Community Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Sep 14 – Nov 16, 2014
Reception: Sat, Sep 13, 6 – 8 pm

Featuring the printmaking practices and collections of Bay Area artists Juan Fuentes, Art Hazelwood, Jos Sances and Jim Nikas
to illustrate how printmaking engages people in social issues and the sharing of ideas. The exhibition will address links between the practices and how printmaking has been utilized to create accessible political messages, social change and political solidarity.

Curated by Anthony Torres

Including Artists: Alberto Beltran, Rene Castro, Elizabeth Catlett, Enrique Chagoya, Eric Drooker, Oscar Frias, Rupert Garcia, Andrea Gomez, Ronnie Goodman, Robbin Henderson, Ester Hernandez, Mildred Howard, Luis Jimenez, Lisa Kokin, Hung Liu, Yolanda Lopez, Jose Morado, Ruth Morgan, Toxqui Perez, Jose Guadalupe Posada, Betye Saar, Raymond Saunders, Marsha Shaw, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, Mariana Yampolsky, Rene Yanez, The Great Tortilla Conspiracy

Additional Events:

Artist Talk
Saturday, October 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Free
Join us for an artist talk with Juan Fuentes, Art Hazelwood, Jos Sances and Jim Nikas. Moderated by Anthony Torres.

Searching for Posada: Art and Revolutions (Film)
Thursday, October 23 @ 7:00 pm; Free
Join the Richmond Art Center and executive producer Jim Nikas as we screen Searching for Posada: Art and Revolutions, a new documentary that reveals, for the first time, the amazing story of Mexico’s famed artist-printer José Guadalupe Posada and his main publisher Antonio Vanegas Arroyo. Continue reading.