La Peña is once again pleased to participate in the annual
FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA International Photography Festiva.
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.
Ofrenda: Liliana Wilson’s Art of Dissidence and Dreams
La Peña is proud to announce the recent publication of Liliana Wilson's book, "Ofrenda: Liliana Wilson’s Art of Dissidence and Dreams."
.“. . . a robust resource on this significant Latina artist who creates ‘alternative realities where social injustices are exposed, deconstructed, and ultimately rendered obsolete.’”--Women in the Arts Magazine
It can be purchased here at Amazon.
Here's a wonderful recent article featured in The Rivard Report, an online magazine serving San Antonio and surrounding areas:
Liliana Wilson's Gentle Activism
Born in the coastal city of Valparaíso, Chile, the Austin-based artist Liliana Wilson practiced drawing at an early age, but thought that she would make her living in either architecture or law.
Read more here: therivardreport