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Califas Legacy Project Online Exhibition

Carmen Leon, Ralph D'Oliveira, Yermo Aranda, Amalia Mesa-Bains
image courtesy of Santa Cruz Art League

In collaboration with Santa Cruz Art League
Friday, March 5 – Monday, May 31, 2021
Reception: March 5th, 2021 6:30pm PST

Panel Discussion with Artists: Click here to view recording
Online exhibition: Click here to view

The Califas Legacy Project Exhibition at the Santa Cruz Art League (SCAL) and Museo Eduardo Carrillo tells an untold story of Latino artists in the Central Coast. Art historical narratives about Latino artists in the US is primarily centered in large, urban environments such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago. This exhibition is part of a commitment from Museo Eduardo Carrillo (MEC) to showcase the work of Chicano and LatinX artists outside of those urban areas. The artists include: Guillermo Aranda, Ralph D’Olivera, Carmen Leon, and Amalia Mesa-Bains.

About the Califas Legacy Project

The Califas Legacy Project has unified the Monterey Bay Crescent through public retrospective and multi-generational exhibitions, zoomed in opportunities, streetside art viewing, portable murals, documentary videos, panel discussions, and a Latinx-based symposium.

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