YoloArts in collaboration with TANA (Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer), Woodland, presents Larger the Life: Murals in the Making, an exhibition of local and regional mural artists communicating stories of social and political issues, history, identity, and culture. Catch an inside glimpse into the art of mural making by artists who designed and created murals specifically for this exhibit to highlight a range of themes and to share the techniques they use in making murals.
FEATURING MURALS BY:
- Elyse Doyle-Martinez
- Chris Herman
- Jared Konopitski
- Emma Montalbano
- Gladys Padilla
- Jenn Ponci
- Melissa Uroff
- Studio TANA
- Students in ART 171: Mexican & Chicanx Mural Workshop at UC Davis facilitated by professor, Jose Arenas.
Community Mural Visitors will have the opportunity to “make their mark” on a community mural that will be set up inside The Barn Gallery during regular open hours. All ages encouraged!
High School Mural Be sure to view the 3rd annual High School Mural Project installed on the side of the garden shed just west of The Barn Gallery entrance on the Gibson property. This year’s mural was created by the students and staff at Cesar Chavez Community School. Facilitated by Tomás Montoya and Monice Aceves Robles.
YoloArts’ The Barn Gallery is located at 512 Gibson Road in Woodland. The gallery is open Thursday afternoons 2:30-5pm and two Saturdays a month 12:30-3pm
Artwork can also be viewed online and are available for purchase: https://yoloarts.org/online-galleries/
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA) is a collaborative partnership between the Chicana/o Studies Program at the University of California, Davis and the greater Woodland community. TANA offers a fully functioning silkscreen studio, Chicano/Latino Arts exhibition space, and a teaching center for the arts. Through exhibiting, printing, and teaching, TANA cultivates the cultural and artistic life of the community, viewing the arts as essential to a community’s development and well-being.
To learn more about TANA visit: https://tana.ucdavis.edu/
Larger Than Life: Murals in the Making runs through August 19.
GALLERY HOURS: Thursdays 2:30-5pm Select Saturdays 12:30-3pm (7/24, 8/7, 8/14)
Image: (Mural detail) Elyse Doyle-Martinez, “Give Us a Chance to Grow in the City of Trees” , Acrylic paint, Silkscreen, spray paint, wheatpaste on 4′ x 6′ plywood