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Friday, January 13th, 2012
Call for Artists: Corpus Christi Festival of the Arts

Expressed through the selected media they use, the creative work of artists will be showcased in two juried exhibits.


being HUMAN

Expressive in identity of self, a visual commentary relating to art of introspective works.

Juror Amado Pena, Jr.  will select art entries for the  being HUMAN exhibit.

Mr. Pena, recipient of numerous Native American Artist of the Year awards and for decades, is one of the most recognized artists in the field of Southwest Art.  Communicating his vision of a land,its people and their art, Pena’s art is exhibited nationally and owned by collectors throughout this country as well as Mexico and China.

The Unsung Heroine

A visual commentary relating to women’s roles and struggles in society. 

Art entries will be selected by Juror Melida Buentello-Olivo for The Unsung Heroine exhibit. 

Ms. Buentello-Olivo is an independent curator, art educator, film artdirector and graphic designer. She is interested in social, cultural and gender issues and how these ongoing concerns can be interpreted in art through media that spans from traditional to the digital sphere.

The Festival of the Arts will be hosted on March 30, 31 and April 1, 2012 at the Art Center of Corpus Christi. 

For more information: Festival of the Arts -  or 361-883-ARTS.