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De Colores — Soft Sculpture by April Garcia

 

Artist Reception July 18, 2019 6PM to 9PM

De Colores solo exhibition is inspired by the Spanish folk song of the same name. The lyrics of the song are an expression of joy and celebration of all creation with its many bright colors. Through my sculptural process, I carve out space for myself to be at peace with my thoughts and my materials, focusing on repetition of shapes, color schemes and a feeling or idea that is working it’s way out. I will also be exhibiting installation work titled,” Para Comer” inspired by my memories growing up in McAllen Texas and crossing the Reynosa border bridge as a teenager.

Exhibition July 18, 2019 to Aug 15, 2019
Estrada Garcia Gallery 120 West 2nd Street Taylor, TX 76574 (View Map)
www.estradagarciagallery.org
Open Wednesday through Saturday, from 11AM until 5PM

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Family Day Sculpture Workshop with Artist April Garcia

Sunday, June 30, 2019
12:00 PM 4:00 PM
Mexic-Arte Museum
P.O. Box 2273 Austin, TX

In this free family workshop, guests of the Mexic Arte Museum are invited to create a soft sculpture pencil topper. This workshop is inspired by April Garcia’s soft sculpture style and process. Using poms, pencils, and glue, visitors will be guided by April Garcia, one of our featured artists for our upcoming exhibition: Expresiones en Esculturas/Expressions in Scupltures, to create a colorful little soft sculpture on top of a pencil.

About April Garcia:

April Garcia (b. 1978 in San Benito, TX) is an Austin based artist who loves to create soft sculpture art. Using fabric, fiber-fill, needle, thread, she sews her fabric pieces by hand or with a machine. By sewing colorful fabric shapes, attaching one to another and again, until the pieces are unified and bulging with shape, but balanced with colors and patterns. April enjoys allowing her sculptures to grow organically when she is creating and she allows her soft sculptures to morph into what they want to be.

Admission is FREE!

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Expresiones en Esculturas — Expressions in Sculptures

June 21, 2019 – August 25, 2019

The Mexic-Arte Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of sculptures selected from the contemporary art collection. These artworks have been donated and collected over the past 35 years thanks to the support of generous artists and donors. The works on display range from figurative to conceptual and employ a variety of media including, but not limited to wood, fabric, plastic, clay, metal, and paper.

Featured Artists; Jose Acosta, Alejandra Almuelle, Arturo Castillo, Mery Godigna Collet, Evelyn Contreras, Einar and Jamex de la Torre, VM Fisk, Pedro Friedeberg, April Garcia, Francisco Godoy, John Gonzales, Robert Jackson Harrington, David Hernandez, Brígido Lara, Mario Rendon Lozano, Daniela Cavasos Madrigal, Randy Muniz, Lupe Ontiveros, Sylvia Orozco, Pio Pulido, Puro Chingon Collective (Claudia Aparicio-Gamundi, James Huizar, and Claudia Zapata), Rawmirez, Gil Rocha, Matthew Rodriguez, Mario Sagradini, Sebastián, Ishmael Soto, Victor Torres, Samuel Velasquez, and others.

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