DescolonizARTE

The Empowerment Congress (EC) of Doña Ana invited me to be a contributor for the DescolonizARTE! Program and to tap into my experiences as an artist, organizer and educator to help visualize, plan and implement a youth-focused social justice curriculum and public art program in the colonias of Doña Ana County in Southern New Mexico. Continue reading “DescolonizARTE”

Justicia Girasol

Thank you to Empowerment Congress of Doña Ana County for giving me this amazing opportunity to work with students from Anthony, NM, through the DescolonizArte fund. And much thanks to their youth coordinator, Celina, for everything. As a group, we established el Colectivo Justicia Girasol. These young learners wanted to learn about social justice throughContinue reading “Justicia Girasol”

Renacimiento y Vida

Brining a little sunshine to the barrio-allowing dark corners to come to life. That is how we resist. Behind the mural sits a dead garden, dried out by the City of El Paso. En un rinconcito de Chuco. Gracias a Doña Romelia Mendoza por sus consejos y sabiduría. Aquí están sus girasoles. Genial. #elpasoartist #elpasoContinue reading “Renacimiento y Vida”

Educator

So many good memories of advising young adults as demonstrated by the song below. I didn’t have anything to do with the creation of the song, but it somehow ended up in my external drive. Working with college students has been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had. Passion for many things runsContinue reading “Educator”

Barrio Panther

What an honor it is to have “La Leona” be featured on the cover of El Paso’s very own Barrio Panther, Vol 3. A literary magazine with poetry, prose, art and culture. Barrio Panther has been such a huge support of my work and I’m really grateful. There are many other artists and writers inContinue reading “Barrio Panther”