Related Posts

Visual Arts

See Related Posts Below or Try A Search

Novelas, Love and Other Adventures (2011)

NOVELAS, LOVE AND OTHER ADVENTURES Work by Jaime Hernandez, Favianna Rodriguez, Rio Yañez, and Mayra Ramirez January 26–March 26, 2011 This exhibition presents graphic works and comic storytelling exploring the sub-culture of Latino barrio life, American punk and 80’s rock music, along with complex female protagonists.

Read More »

Hybrid Spaces (2010)

HYBRID SPACES: FAMILY ORIGINS AND COLLABORATIONS Work by Las Hermanas Iglesias (Janelle and Lisa Iglesias) and Amy Diaz-Infante November 5, 2010–January 8, 2011 This group exhibition featured installations, drawings, and works on fabric inspired by family experiences, cultural influences and collaboration.  The artists explore the definition of family as it continues to evolve depending on

Read More »

Lineas: New Modes of Contemporary Urbanism (2010)

LINEAS: NEW MODES OF CONTEMPORARY URBANISM Held in conjunction with the 2010 01SJ Biennial: Build Your Own World New work by Tanya Aguiñiga and Teddy Cruz August 25–October 16, 2010 In correlation with the 01SJ Biennial, MACLA commissioned new work by Tanya Aguiñiga and Teddy Cruz that explores a triangulation of global borders, local resources

Read More »

The Art of Politics (2010)

THE ART OF POLITICS: THREE GENERATIONS OF POLITICAL PRINTMAKING IN THE BAY AREA Work by Juan Fuentes, Melanie Cervantes, Jesus Barraza, Leslie Lopez, and Natalia Garcia Pasmanick June 2–August 7, 2010 This multi-generational exhibition features work by veteran printmaker Juan Fuentes, established printmakers Melanie Cervantes and Jesus Barraza (who form the artist collective Dignidad Rebelde),

Read More »

Conceptual Landscapes (2010)

CONCEPTUAL LANDSCAPES: RECENT WORK BY CASTILLO AND MARIANA GARIBAY New work by Castillo and Mariana Garibay January 20–March 13, 2010 This exhibition featured site-specific installations and works on paper that explore the notions of ancestry, nature and form.

Read More »

Cultural Disjuncture (2009)

CULTURAL DISJUNCTURE Work by Monica Canilao, Diana Cristales-David, Betty A. Davis, Jaime Guerrero, Alejandro Oliva, Mitsy Ávila Ovalles, Rio Yañez in collaboration with Maya Escobar November 6, 2009–January 2, 2010 Contemporary nomads, cultural disparity and invisible labor are explored in this group exhibition, which features sculpture, works on paper, and installation. These emerging artists’ work

Read More »

La Reconquista (2009)

LA RECONQUISTA Commissioned work by Einar & Jamex de la Torre September 3—October 24, 2009 Einar and Jamex de la Torre create work that challenges our conceptions of art, society, and sanctity. They draw upon the Mexican tradition of dark humor to bear witness to the social injustices that plague our culture. For the celebration

Read More »

Culture of Violence (2006)

CULTURE OF VIOLENCE Commissioned work by Victor Cartagena October 25–December 23, 2006 This timely exhibition by Salvadorean-born, San Francisco-based artist Victor Cartagena follows the artist’s investigation into violence as an underpinning element of our society.  It includes two multi-media installations and related two-dimensional work.  The first installation, Con los Ojos Vendados (With Their Eyes Blindfolded)

Read More »

Tortillas, Chiles, and Other Border Things (2006)

TORTILLAS, CHILES, AND OTHER BORDER THINGS Commissioned work by Consuelo Jimenez-Underwood March 7—April 29, 2006 Tortillas, Chiles, And Other Border Things by installation and textile artist Consuelo Jimenez-Underwood  celebrated the survival of the artist’s indigenous culture as it is most commonly defined by food. The installation featured large-scale, mixed-media, woven sculptural objects—cloth/paper/corn husk tortillas (4’

Read More »

Intersections: Reflections of Home and Migration (2005)

INTERSECTIONS: REFLECTIONS OF HOME AND MIGRATION Commissioned work by Hector Dio Mendoza November 11—December 31, 2005 MACLA commissioned Hector Dio Mendoza, a Bay Area-based installation artist who frequently uses an ethnographic approach to bridge the gap between “high art” and community work, to create an installation informed by the residents of the William/Reed Corridor, the

Read More »
Skip to content