Mark you calendars for two upcoming exhibits at the Schack Art Center!

The work of eight Mexican/Chicano artists are featured from April 27 through June 3. The art showcases a rich history that exists as a result of Mexican migration to the Northwest.

The Dance of the Black Fish, 2016, Oil/canvas, Alfredo Arreguin

Over the Rainbow: Alfredo Arreguín April 27 – June 3
Opening Reception: April 27, 5-8pm

This solo exhibit will be a small retrospective covering many periods of his work since arriving in the Pacific Northwest more than six decades ago. For decades Arreguín has specialized in creating canvases exploding with ornate patterns and bright colors. His paintings often include imagery of pre-Columbian cultures, the landscapes of Mexico and portraits of iconic cultural figures such as the painter Frida Kahlo.


CONVERGENCE: Contemporary Mex-Xicano Art in the PNW  April 27 – June 3  Main Gallery
Guest curated by Dr. Lauro H. Flores
The exhibit, “CONVERGENCE: Contemporary Mex-Xicano Art in the Pacific NW” will showcase the rich history and art that exists as a result of the Mexican migration to the Northwest.

The curator, Dr. Flores, explains that the works included will “epitomize the diversity of our community and the range of interests and activities that have defined the evolution of a Chicano/Mexican aesthetic expression in the Pacific Northwest over the last sixty years.