I felt like adding a little mural to the kitchen wall and it just so happens to be María Félix’s birthday. It was meant to be! Pensé pintar un mural en la cocina y así salió. La cumpleañera #ladoña #mariafelix #elpaso #lascruces #juarez #arte #artequeer #queerart #feministart #artefeminista #artemexicana #chingona #muralart
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”
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”
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”
I’m very happy to announce that I will occasionally write for El Paso News. Recently I interviewed Joshua Lerma from the El Paso grassroots organization EP JO-TX. We talked about alternative pride events in El Paso as well as pride without policing or corporate sponsorship. Check it out!