A favorite event held during the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza is the Mariachi-themed Art Exhibit and Reception that features art work by talented local and regional artists. Art work on exhibit includes mariachi-related paintings, sculptures, photographs and more. “Violin Player” and “Mariachis on My Mind” are two paintings that are part of the exhibit. The paintings are by Kathy Sosa, a San Antonio based artist, entrepreneur, interior designer and former public relations executive and business owner.
Participating artists include:Antonio Garcia Oscar Galván jr. Maria Cleo Garza Jeff Hull Rita Linda Abrego Frank W. Harris Dolores Zapata Murff Irma Hernadez Raul Servin Hector Garza Doris Bernal Victor Tello Juan de Dios Mora Stephanie L. Zapata Jacinto Guevara Violet Tijerina Rosie Zertuche Michal Dye Kathy Sosa Emmanuel Martinez Reefka Schneider Robert Wilkens Pamela Wessel Angelina Pluego
The Mariachi-themed Art Exhibit and Reception will be held at the Centro Cultural Aztlan, a nonprofit organization located in a historic Art Deco Building in San Antonio. The building sits on what was once the Old Spanish Trail. Through various programs such as the Mariachi Art Exhibit, the Centro Cultural Aztlan develops, maintains and promotes the consciousness of art and culture of San Antonio. The art exhibit and reception takes place Tuesday, November 30 at 6 pm. at 1800 Fredericksburg Rd.
All art work on display will be available for purchase. A portion of the proceeds generated benefits the Centro Cultural Atzlan. For more information contact Malena Gonzalez-Cid, Executive Director of the Centro Cultural Aztlan at 210-432-1896.
Refreshments and live entertainment will be provided by a Mariachi Extravaganza vocal finalists Nizhoni Begay, Angela Mendoza, Paola Davalos and Mario Zavala.