The Coachella Valley Art Center (CVAC), 45140 Towne Street, Indio will host a public opening of “149- Contemporary Thoughts on the Lynching of Mexicans in California 1848-1895” Friday, February 1, 2019 from 6-9 PM.
149 is a part of Desert X Parallel Programs.
149 features artworks by two generations of artists, Marnie L. Navarro (MLN17) and Wm. Marquez, (Wm. Schinsky). Navarro, in her late 30s, is known for her socially conscious approach to making Art Marquez, age 72, creates theme specific installations. For “149”, both artists reflect personal thoughts concerning their Mexican heritage.
Navarro, born in Northern California was brought to the Coachella Valley at age 3 by her family. Marquez, relocated to the Coachella Valley in 2003 after working in the Southeast for 25 years. He was born in Santa Monica, CA, the town established by his maternal ancestors.
The Coachella Valley Art Center is a non-profit 501 C-3 community based Art organization. The CVAC exhibition program presents Art works that have not or will not be exhibited by other organizations.
CVAC Gallery HOURS:
Monday-Friday 9-2 Saturday-Sunday 9-Noon
Other hours by appointment: