The San Francisco graphic arts workshop, Mission Gráfica, has been a locus of diversity and cultural ferment since 1982, producing stunning prints addressing issues of importance, not only to the San Francisco Bay Area, but nationally and globally. The exhibition, comprised of 42 prints, reflects an enormous variety of styles, approaches and sensibilities. The artists range from non-professional and emerging artists to well-known figures such as Enrique Chagoya, Carmen Lomas Garza, Mildred Howard, Jean La Marr, Nancy Hom, Rupert Garcia and Ester Hernandez.
Opening Reception: Sunday, Aug. 27, 2:30, Jewett Gallery, Lower Level
Exhibit Walkthrough with Artists: Saturday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m., Jewett Gallery, Lower Level
Screening: Strawberry Picker (35 min.) with Juan R. Fuentes
From a little boy growing up in labor camps to a world-class artist, a look at generations of struggle and resilience in the Chicano Art Community through the experiences of Juan R. Fuentes. Screening followed by a Q&A with Fuentes.
Sunday, October 15, 2-3:30 p.m., Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, Koret Auditorium
Saturday, December 9, 2–5 p.m., Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, Latino/Hispanic Room, Lower Level
Image caption: Jos Sances, Art Against Apartheid, 1985.