Support Local Journalism. Join the SA Current Press Club.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Presa House Gallery Exhibit Explores Vibrant Works Influenced by Border Culture

Posted By on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 10:40 AM

click to enlarge CANDE AGUILAR
  • CAnde Aguilar
Opening on First Friday and on view throughout April, Presa House’s latest exhibit, whether intentionally or not, pairs perfectly with this month’s primary preoccupation for much of San Antonio: Fiesta. Featuring work from rising South Texas artist Cande Aguilar, the solo show is called “barrioPOP.”

Over the top, inescapably engaging, low-brow, gorgeous, and poignant in turns, the bright and complex works in “barrioPOP” feel as relevant to San Anto as they are to the Brownsville borderlands that Aguilar hails from. More than just the title of this particular exhibition, “barrioPOP” is a “distinctive artistic style” focused on “creating vibrant works that combine graffiti art, pop culture and street phenomena deeply influenced by South Texas border culture.”



This opening reception features beats by DJ Electric Messiah (aka Roy Garza) and a performance by local artist Jacinto Guevara.

Free, Fri Apr 6, 6-11pm, Presa House Gallery, 725 S. Presa St., (210) 913-5842, presahouse.com.
Get our top picks for the best events in San Antonio every Thursday morning. Sign up for our Events Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

April 7, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation