Jake Prendez Artist Talk and Signing  @ San Anto Cultural Arts, San Antonio [12 October]

Jake Prendez Artist Talk and Signing


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12
October
18:00 - 20:00

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San Anto Cultural Arts
2120 El Paso St, San Antonio, Texas 78207
We are honored to host Chicano artist Jake Prendez for an artist talk and signing!

Prints, stickers, y mas available for purchase that day!

FREE to la comunidad.

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Jake Prendez is a strong advocate for youth empowerment and the power of positive reinforcement. As a youth he was put in special education classes due to undiagnosed dyslexia. He became involved in the gang culture as early as middle school. Thanks to positive role models later in life he began to turn his things around and became heavily involved the Chicano Movement and student organizations like MEChA. Jake went on to receive his BA in American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington and his MA in Chicana/o Studies from CSU Northridge. His thesis was entitled the Art of Rebellion: Social Justice and Chicano Visual Arts.

Today Jake is a renowned visual artist displaying his work in numerous exhibitions around the country. His artwork mainly focuses on themes of Chicano culture, activism, social justice, pop culture and satire. His artistic style ranges from indigenous influence, rockabilly culture, social realism, tattoo aesthetics, to colorful urban street art.
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