Book Release and Exhibit September 17

Painting by Fulgencio Lazo
Painting by Fulgencio Lazo

Editor's note: This story was originally posted at fulgenciolazo.blogspot.com

You are invited to Fulgencio Lazo's 20th Anniversary show, "Reconstruction of Memory" and book release on September 17th, 6-8:00 at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington. The show runs through October 2nd. Check out this video (in Spanish) or for more information contact: Dr. Lauro Flores, University of Washington, 206-543-5401.

2010 marks the twentieth anniversary of the arrival of artist Fulgencio Lazo in Seattle as well as the bicentennial of the independence of Mexico and in celebration of both, the University of Washington will exhibit "Fulgencio Lazo: Reconstruction of Memory" at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery in the Art Building on the UW campus, September 14-October 2, with a reception on Friday, September 17th from 6-8PM. The show coincides with the release of a full-color, 150 page book of the same title by Lauro Flores. Presented by the Department of American Ethnic Studies, the School of Art, The Mexican Consulate in Seattle, KCTS 9 V-me, Latino Northwest Communications and Casa Latina all in Seattle. And by Museo de los Pintores Oaxaquenos and Galeria Indigo-Valle de Bravo and Galeria Noel Cayetano in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Oaxacan artist Fulgencio Lazo is an exceptional painter whose work is firmly grounded in a unique and fine perception of his own cultural origins. Fueled by discipline and an uncompromising devotion to his craft, his expression has attained an amazing level of maturity. Lazo brandishes his brush in celebration of life, much like the women that float perpetually in his paintings, heralding with their trumpets a time of harmony and hope.

To order a copy of Fulgencio Lazo: Reconstruction of Memory send a personal check for $65 per copy (includes tax and flat rate shipping) directly to 3058 19th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98144.

2010 marca veinte años desde la llegada del artista Fulgencio Lazo a la ciudad de Seattle y el bicentenario de la independencia de México. Con motivo de su aniversario se realiza la muestra “Fulgencio Lazo: reconstruccion de la memoria”, en la Galeria de Jacob Lawrence, en el edificio de Arte, de la Universidad de Washington del 14 de septiembre al 2 de octubre. Se inaugura el dia viernes, 17 de septiembre, a las 6PM.. La exhibicion coincide con la presentacion de un libro a color de 150 paginas con el mismo titulo, del Dr. Lauro Flores. Esta presentado por El Departamento de American Ethnic Studies de la Universidad de Washington, en colaboración con la Galería Jacob Lawrence de la Escuela de Arte de la UW, el Consulado de México en Seattle, KCTS 9 V-me, Latino Northwest Communications, y Casa Latina de Seattle. Tambien por el Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños, y la galería Indigo-Valle de Bravo y galería Noel Cayetano en Oaxaca.

Para mayor informacion- la capsula en Facebook de KCTS 9 V-me (en espanol): http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=150059378357534&ref=mf#!/video/video.php?v=150059378357534&ref=mf

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