Art of Body : Body of Art 6th Annual Dia de La Mujer Art Exhibition

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What: Art of Body : Body of Art 6th Annual Dia de La Mujer Art Exhibition

Where: The Front, San Ysidro, California

When: Friday, March 8, 2013 5:00pm until 10:00pm PST

Cost: FREE

Description:

The nights feature: the Juried Art Exhibit, this year’s jurors, Ashley Gardner Executive Director of the Women’s Museum of California, Irene Lara, PhD professor in the Women Studies Department at San Diego State University and Criz Scorza, Education Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, selected the exhibition winners, from a group of 30 very talented artists. The winner, runner-ups and honorable mentions will be revealed at the Opening Reception. And of course, we’ll be bringing back the Peoples Choice Award allowing guests at the opening reception to vote for their favorite art piece.
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Participating Artists:

Aida Corral

Andrea Skorepa

Bhavna Mehta

Brenda Melendrez

Carolina Labarca

D. Emily Hicks

Elizabeth Garcia-Molina

Erika Glaubitz

Estela Gama

Francisca Orellana

Gabriela Alvarez

Gayle Rodgers

Ghia Dulcia Larkins

Isis Tablewski

Joy Boe

Karen R. Cook-Starks

Kiki Reina

Kim Crickard

Kimberly Niehans

Kristel Boe

Laura Hurtado

Linda Xitlallin Payan

Lucero Quiroz

Maria A. Alabi

Maria Elena de la Fuente

Marina Aguilera

Marisol Apostol

Maya Ramirez-Schwarz

Michelle D. Ferrera

Nadia Cruz Tapia

Naxely Gonzalez

Patricia Aguayo

Poezia

Rejeena Victoriano

Roma Sanchez

Stephanie Cervantes

Teresa Yolanda Lopez

Tina Clarke

Yessenia Hulsey

Zonia Sologaistoa

 

Music by DJ Ana Brown

Live Performance by Bomba Liberte

Mujeres Crafts Market featuring

Chula Maiz

Sew Loka Handmade

TumbolWeed Soaps

Ribbons & Rockabilly

Vida Mia Boutique

La Chica Boutique

Food for sale by MARISCOS GERMAN GASTROTRUCK

Delicious Brew from STONE BREWING CO

The opening reception tends to get crowded, so we advice those who wish to spend some quiet time with the art to join us from 5-7pm, and those who want to enjoy the live performances to stay from 7-10pm.

Limited copies of A Body of Art: Dia de la Mujer Exhibition 2008-2013, our exhibition catalog, commemorating 6 years of this amazing exhibition, and its contribution to the artistic cannon will be available for purchase for $25 on opening night.

Admission is free and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend, although parents should keep in mind the exhibition theme art of body : body of art and anticipate some tasteful nudity. Join us as we celebrate and honor the shining beauty and talent of the women in our communities.

Free Parking will be available on lot located in the corner of Blanche & Cypress, behind THE FRONT. This event is brought to you by Casa Familiar, Inc a non-profit community development agency serving the South Bay community for over 30 years and sponsored in part through the generous support of the City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program.

 

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