My Loteria #2: Painting con Cariño @ San Antonio Mennonite Church, San Antonio [2 June]

My Loteria #2: Painting con Cariño


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02
June
18:00 - 20:00

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San Antonio Mennonite Church
1443 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, Texas 78210
Learn to paint!
#2 in a series of fun classes that feature selections from Cristina Sosa Noriega's «My Loteria», an updated version of a classic Mexican game. Every class gives back, with $10 being donated directly to the San Antonio Mennonite Church to support their many service-oriented causes. Classes will be offered every 4-6 weeks.
Cost per class: $35, paid in advance via venmo or paypal. If space is available, additional spots may be opened up at the door. $10 per person per class will go directly to the San Antonio Mennonite church, located at 1443 S Saint Marys St
San Antonio, Texas. Maximum of 18 painters per event!
venmo @Cristina-Noriega-5 or paypal [email protected]
The SAMC building is sha...red by non-profit organizations that combat domestic violence, give legal aid to refugees in immigration detention, minister to people struggling anxiety and depression, provide wellness activities for community-based workers, and preserve cultural heritage.
By participating in «My Loteria: A Painting Series with Corazon» classes you are supporting community partners such as The P.E.A.C.E. Initiative, the Migrant Project, the Center for Formative Action and Reflection, the Conjunto Heritage Taller, the Interfaith Welcome Coalition, MeToo Writing workshops, and Anxiety and Depression Support Groups. San Antonio Mennonite Church is subsidizing nearly $300,000 of services by providing space and volunteers to these nonprofit agencies.
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-Bring your own food and drink, including cups and plates! There will be a table where you can put it on :)
-Wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on
-Classes to be held upstairs in the classroom farthest from the main church sanctuary.
-Adults only please
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Background:
Cristina Sosa Noriega is a San Antonio-based artist who created her own version of the classic Mexican game Loteria. In 2004, the artist had the idea to update a classic game. Cristina selected 27 of the original 54 icons found on the traditional Mexican Loteria game and replaced them with 27 new, modern-day icons designed by Noriega, herself. Her version features artistic renditions of the familiar icons the previous generations are accustomed to, along with brand new additions. Loteria is a well-known symbol of Mexican heritage for many Mexican Americans, including Noriega, who created My Loteria to connect her two heritages through her artistic passion. Learn more at CristinaPaints.com
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