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Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
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News & Blog

Painting live in the Castro District, SF

Pics of a wonderful Live Painting event organized by ArtSpan's Open Studios Committee, of which I've been a member for the last four years.  This event took place @ Jane Warner Plaza at the intersection of 17th St & Market St in the Castro District, San Francisco.

Working on painting number 1.

Working on painting number 1.

Working on painting number 2.

Working on painting number 2.

Winner of NAM Ethnic Media Award

Extremely honored that my feature on Univision Noticias won another award: New America Media CA Ethnic Media Awards for Outstanding Coverage of Arts, Culture and Entertainment. Congratulations to Beatriz Ferrari (reporter) and Eduardo Mancera B (editor) !! Check the link below for the full list of winners and honorees from the 2017 NAM California Ethnic Media Awards. http://newamericamedia.org/…/the-2017-nam-california-ethnic…

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Quiet Lightning - Poetry in the Parks 2017

I had a wonderful time last weekend painting live @ Poetry in Parks 2017 at Candlestick Point. I felt so inspired by the poetry, music and scenery that I was able to create two paintings. Poetry in the Parks is an amazing event hosted by Quiet Lightning in partnership with ArtSpan, SOMArts Cultural Center, the San Francisco Arts Commission, and California State Parks.  

Reno Mural Expo

On October 13th I am painting a mural in Reno for the Reno Mural Expo with lead artist Joshua Coffy.  This is the mural design. I'm extremely honored to be working again with him on such a cool project . Check out Joshua's wonderful @ https://undersong.com/

 

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Radio Interview

I will be on the radio today @ noon in a live interview about my latest painting series now on display @ the Community Media Center of Marin (12-1 pm, 102.3 FM) and worldwide @radio.dominican.edu) The #radioshow is called Take Back hosted by Barbara McVeigh (Dominican University of California)

 

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Art Installation

Hanging #artwork from my streetmusicians series for my upcoming group art show @ Aspect Art Gallery, San Francisco. Join us for the opening,  Sat July 29th at 7pm (731 Polk St. San Francisco, CA 94109)

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Emmy Awards

Extremely proud that my feature on Univisión in Nov last year won an Emmy for the news and program specialty arts and entertainment category. Awesome job Beatriz Ferrari (reporter), Eduardo Mancera (editor), and Luis Godinez (producer) - KDTV Univisión 14 (June 2017) 

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Artspan Juried Art Auction

Very proud to have been accepted for the fourth time to participate in the annual ArtSpan's Juried  Benefit Art Auction. This wonderful event will take place on March 25 @ Somarts in San Francisco. ("Una Tarde en Sarteneja", oil on wood panel inspired by the quaint beach town of Sarteneja in Belize)

 

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My piece "Una Tarde en Sarteneja" will be part of this year's Artspan Juried Benefit Auction