This remarkable assemblage of silkscreen prints represents the best in visual communication and artistry from California’s Latino/a printmaking community.
Featuring poster art from the 1970s to today, the subject of these posters range from political and economic issues to social and cultural concerns. Topics include economic justice, agricultural boycotts, the Occupy Movement, imperialism, human rights, civil liberties, solidarity movements, and cultural celebrations.
The exhibit features Bay Area artists Juan R. Fuentes, Jos Sances, Favianna Rodriguez, Ester Hernandez, Yolanda Lopez and others.
Related events: Opening discussion with curators Juan R. Fuentes and Jos Sances, July 30, 6:30 pm, Main Library, Jewett Gallery.
Voice on Ink/Voz en Tinta: poetry event with Alejandro Murguía, San Francisco Poet Laureate, August 7, 6:30, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room.
Banner images, left to right:
Sun Mad, 1982, Ester Hernandez
Viva La Raza National Chicano Moratorium, 1970, Artist Unknown, Reproduction Courtesy of the Oakland Museum of California
Resist U.S. Imperialism, 2007, Favianna Rodriguez, Jesus Barraza, and Estria Miyashiro
Dolores, 1999, Barbara Carrasco
This exhibition was made possible by funding from The James Irvine Foundation. This exhibit was produced by Exhibit Envoy a statewide organization that provides traveling exhibitions and professional services to museums throughout California.
*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.