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Fri, Sep 03


CAV Gallery

Tú Eres Tú: Grand Opening Exhibition

The grand opening show at the Cristian Anthony Vallejo Memorial Gallery.

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Tú Eres Tú: Grand Opening Exhibition
Tú Eres Tú: Grand Opening Exhibition

Time & Location

Sep 03, 2021, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

CAV Gallery, 128 S Main St, Las Cruces, NM 88001, USA


About The Event

Tú Eres Tú, the grand opening exhibition of the Cristian Anthony Vallejo Memorial Gallery (CAV Gallery). Makes reference to the novel Alburquerque by New Mexican author Rudolfo Anaya. The show carries themes from the novel around self definition of identity amidst a backdrop of cyclical narratives of family.

The group show will feature works by artists from New Mexico as well international artists working in photography, sculpture, painting and video. The works will both celebrate positive cycles of identity formation passed down by family, such as resemblance, heritage, and tradition, as well critiquing negative aspects of these cycles, like the systematic loss of language, abuse and addiction. Ultimately the show aims to create space for individuals to define themselves in relation to their own families, both by blood and choice, through the breaking and claiming of cycles.

The show opening corresponds with the Fine Art Flea Market at Plaza de Las Cruces as well as programming at other downtown locations, soon to be announced.

Full list of participating artists coming soon.

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