La Peña is once again pleased to participate in the annual
FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA International Photography Festival featuring photographs by Rodolfo Gonzalez, Alberto Martinez, Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon, and Alan Pogue.
Youth Rise Texas
"My Life Without You"
A special multimedia presentation of photographs with performance monologues from members of Youth Rise Texas – six local teens who have lived through the loss of parents or family members to incarceration, immigrant detention, and deportation.
Under the direction of Kandace Vallejo, featuring Tyler Frisinger, Gabriel Guerra, Destiny Harris, Jaytee Hill. Tania Lara, and Silvia Zuvieta.
Friday, September 4, 2015
6:00 - 8:00 PM
La Peña Gallery
227 Congress Avenue
OFRENDA: A Retrospective of Liliana Wilson's Art
As part of Liliana Wilson's recent book release tour for OFRENDA: Liliana Wilson’s Art of Dissidence and Dreams, Esperanza Peace & Justice Center held a retrospective exhibit of her art along with new never before seen works.
The Ofrenda exhibit showcases Liliana's artwork that spans over thirty years, beginning with the political turmoil and repression in Chile during the 70s to her most current work. Liliana’s art creates alternative realities where social injustices are exposed, deconstructed and ultimately rendered obsolete. Her beautiful dreamlike and surreal images portray political, social, and spiritual issues giving hope and inspiration to all.
Born in the coastal city of Valparíso, Chile, the Austin-based artist Liliana Wilson practiced drawing at an early age, but thought that she would make her living in either architecture ...