Angelica Gomez Mayorga is a native Texan from Uvalde, TX. At nearly the age of Eight she moved with her mother to San Antonio where she has resided since. Both sides of her family were enriched with the arts, culture, and history. They became either artists or educators.
Her parents, coming from Uvalde and Guadalajara, are both painters. Her grandparents played a good part in raising her in common old Mexican and Catholic customs.
Angelica is an established artist who incorporates and celebrates the strength and beauty of women and old Mexican traditions taught by her grandmother. Angelica Mayorga has been a significant participating artist at Centro Cultural Aztlan for over 10 years.
Her work will be on view at the 27th Annual “Celebración a la Virgen de Guadalupe” Exhibit. The Opening Reception & Art Market will take place Monday, December 12, 2022 6-9pm. The exhibition on display December 12th-15th, 2022 and January 3rd-20th, 2023
Centro Cultural Aztlan is honored to present the 27th Annual Celebración a la Virgen de Guadalupe Exhibit. Visitors will explore the significance of the Latin-American cultural icon, La Virgen de Guadalupe, featuring original works of art in acrylic, oil, watercolor, mixed media, sculpture, and more. This exhibition is the oldest and most revered visual arts program featuring La Virgen de Guadalupe as the main theme.
Join us at the opening reception Monday, December 12, 2022 from 6-9pm.
The exhibition is free and open to the public and will be on view December 12th-15th, 2022 and January 3rd-20th, 2023, Monday-Friday, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The exhibition includes a special art installation by nationally-recognized floral designer, Henry De Leon.
Participating artists include: Noe Garza, Vikky Jones, Irma Hernandez, Stephanie Martinez, Mauro Murillo, Oscar Galvan Jr., Angelina Pliego, Stephanie Zapata, Kandelyne Villalpando, Miguel Gonzales, Alison Schockner, Carol Perez, Israel Rico, Angelica Mayorga, Victor Tello, Gigi Morales, Juan de Dios Mora, Xavier Garza, Hector Garza, Frank W. Harris III, Angeles Salinas, Richard Arredondo, Sarah Shore, Alexandra Nelipa, Monica Estrada- Salinas, Tirzo O. Martinez, Joe Lopez, Andy Villarreal, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Tony Garcia, Yolanda Priego, Elliott C. Trevino, Dolores Gonzalez Jarvis, Alicia Zavala Galvan, y mas!
Virgen de Guadalupe Art Market: In addition to the exhibition opening, an art market featuring local vendors will be available December 12th from 6-9pm. Visitors may purchase unique artwork, crafts, and artesanía inspired by La Virgen de Guadalupe and other holiday themes.
For more information, please call Centro Cultural Aztlan Monday through Friday, 10am to 4pm at 210-432-1896 or come by Centro Cultural Aztlan’s office located in the Deco Building at 1800 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 103;