Centro Cultural Aztlan is delighted to present Jorge Sandoval – Fotos y Recuerdos. This exhibition is a culmination of the past twenty-four years documenting the world around him. Jorge Sandoval is a San Antonio local photographer, filmmaker, producer, and writer and has been dedicating himself to preserving and promoting Chicano Art for over 45 years. His photographs focus on cultural events and the spaces and lives of people in Mexico and San Antonio; but has traveled to many places around the world looking and capturing the images describing the most vulnerable and history defining moments in time. This exhibit is part of the annual FOTOSEPTIEMBRE Photography Festival.
Fotos y Recuerdos will open on Friday, September 8, 2023 from 6-9PM in the Galeria Expresion at Centro Cultural Aztlan, 1800 Fredericksburg Road #103. Music performance by Juan & Armando Tejeda
Since ‘2000 – ‘2023, Jorge Sandoval has dedicated himself to using his photographic skills documenting the world around him. He continues to do this in the wake of all that is happening in these times of uncertainty. He worked for six seasons on the PBS series
“Heritage.” In 1993 with a National Endowment for the Arts American Film Institute Grant, he wrote, produced and directed his short film “City of Passion.” He was also awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the city of San Antonio Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs. In the same year, Jorge was selected as a WGBH in Boston Public Affairs Fellow. He had the opportunity to work and study alongside with producers from: Nova, The American Experience,
Frontline and The Mcneil Leher News Hour. For the past forty-five years, Jorge Sandoval has dedicated himself to the preservation and promotion of Chicano Art as a director, writer, actor, photographer and others.
The exhibit is free and open to the public and will be on view through October 18th, 2023. Monday-Thursday, 10:00am-4:00pm, except for Holidays.
Centro Cultural Aztlan is a community-based organization with a mission to preserve, develop and promote Chicana/o, Latina/o art and culture. The center presents an array of cultural activities that encourages and supports artistic creativity, preserves our local heritage, and makes the arts more widely available to residents of all backgrounds, ages and interests.
For more information, please call Centro Cultural Aztlan M-TH, 10:00am to 4:00pm at 210-432-1896 or come by Centro Cultural Aztlan’s office located in the Deco Building at 1800 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 103.