Muralism as Community Organizing with Ernesto Cuevas Jr.

Date: October 1, 2018

Time: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Location: Ozuna 101 (Legacy Room)

  • Palo Alto College, Faculty & Staff, Students, Community, Arts & Culture

Artist Ernesto Cuevas, Jr. will speak about the history of muralism in Mexican/Mexican American art as well as his work as a muralist using muralism as a tool for community organizing. Cuevas will also speak about cultural themes in his individual work as a painter, educator and graphic designer.

Cuevas holds a B.A. in Studio Art from Dartmouth College. Born in the South Texas Valley to migrant farm workers, Cuevas’ journey has taken him from the fields to the Ivy League. He has directed numerous community arts projects and after school arts programs and is currently a high school Art teacher at Idea South Flores. He also works as a freelance artist, designer and illustrator, focusing on projects that have a positive impact on community.

***Free food provided.***

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