FEATURED ARTISTS: 
View photos and other media created by artists who have been featured or will be featured during the Frijol Feasts 
community award dinner and/or who will collaborate with the Caldo Collective in the Transient Triangle Project.

Marvin Hill

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"Art is culture, culture is the exchange of ideas, without such a dialogue there can be little hope of having a healthy community."

 

Marvin was selected to present his grant at "Frijol Feasts Vol. II" to be held on June 1, 2014. 

Visit Marvin's website
HERE and view a sample of Marvin's written work HERE.

Diane Vera

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"Art should matter to the El Paso Community because on our border we have the opportunity to seamlessly blend two different countries with different cultures and through art we can visually communicate who we are as a community."

 

Diane was selected to present her grant at "Frijol Feasts Vol. II" to be held on June 1, 2014.

 

You can find more of Diane's work HERE.

 

Michelle Pacillas

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"Art is an avenue to understanding, developing, and celebrating our unique local culture, which can give us a sense of identity, significance, and pride."

 

Michelle was selected to present her grant at "Frijol Feasts Vol. II" to be held on June 1, 2014.

 

Peter Svarzbein

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"Art matters for El Paso because it can help El Paso understand itself, and through that understanding come to a place of pride and peace about itself and move confidently into the future."

 

Peter was selected to present his grant at "Frijol Feasts Vol. II" to be held on June 1, 2014.

 

You can learn more about Peter's projects HERE, HERE and HERE.

 

 

 

Maximillion Hawkeye Canion

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"Art should matter in the E.P. community, not only because it is a necessity anywhere in the world, but it enriches and stimulates the individual mind and the overall community while exemplifying and portraying the internal and external influence of the community creatively, spiritually, emotionally, and historically to other areas."

 

 

Travis-David Smith

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"Historically, the social and cultural climate in this region has been varied and complex and taking this information and turning it inside out may offer interesting consequences."

 

Travis was selected to present his grant at "Frijol Feasts Vol. I" in March, 2014.

 

 

 

 

Andrea Vazquez

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"The El Paso community should care about art because it is an expression of the diversity and creativity of its members."

 

Andrea was selected to present her grant at "Frijol Feasts Vol. I" in March, 2014.

 

 

 

 

Tino Ortega

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"Consciously or subconsciously, art has the power to unify and inspire."

 

Tino was selected to present his grant at "Frijol Feasts Vol. I" in March, 2014.

 

 

 

 

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Expurgating Precariousness

Diane Vera, Drawing, 66" x 30", 2013