Origenes / Origins
Altura Credit Union Community Gallery at The Cheech
June 17 – October 1, 2023
Origenes/Origins features the work of seven Chicana/o and Mexican American artists who leverage their personal histories as inspiration in their artistic creation. Their work reflects the culture and memory that has endured and shaped this complex region, Southern California. Origenes/Origins is the place where one begins or comes from. Though these artists share similar origenes, the different styles of art presented in this exhibition demonstrate the diversity and individuality of their perspectives.
Curated by Cosmé Cordova, Origenes/Origins artists are Man One, Andrew J. Castillo, Carlos Beltran Arechiga, Richie Velazquez, Martin Sanchez, Denise Silva, and Jacqueline Valenzuela. The exhibition opens on Saturday, June 17, 2023 in the Altura Credit Union Community Gallery at The Cheech where it will on view through Sunday, October 1, 2023.