Category: Art

The Complexities of the U.S.-Mexico Border Explained Through Art and Literature

All of the noise being put around the U.S-Mexico border by American politics has made the border region lose its own identity. Families being separated at the border and border reinforcement laws being put in place have taken away the colorful sides of the region.

Continue reading “The Complexities of the U.S.-Mexico Border Explained Through Art and Literature”

Advertisements

Christin Apodaca, The Queen Of Black And White

The boldness in the lines that frame and devise her portraits and paintings are the same boldness that Christin Apodaca is made up of herself. The artist known for her distorted figures and the black and white world she’s wrought to life is the same person that is blazing trails for the next painters, and women in the El Paso artistic boom.

Continue reading “Christin Apodaca, The Queen Of Black And White”

Chicago Nouveau Disco-Rap Star, Ric Wilson Announces New EP

Ric Wilson, a 22 year-old superstar in his community has announced his new EP, BANBA, will be out May 18th on Innovative Leisure. The announcement comes with the first track off the EP titled “Split,” featuring Sen Morimoto.

Continue reading “Chicago Nouveau Disco-Rap Star, Ric Wilson Announces New EP”

Proper Print Shop: Satire, Beer Money, and Creating Access to Art

At midday the small shop appears to be a lackluster shop with bars in front of the windows across from a rec center and a large church. It’s when the letters light up at night reading “PROPER PRINT SHOP” in bright rainbow colors to the sidewalk on the other side of Montana street that one recognizes the shop that has made it its mission to help young artists grow and be able to reach an audience.

Continue reading “Proper Print Shop: Satire, Beer Money, and Creating Access to Art”