For more than thirty years, the Chicano Humanities and Arts Council has been a cornerstone of the local Latino community and culture. Metarealist painter Stevon Lucero has been there from the beginning. Along with a few other artists Al Sanchez, Jerry Jaramillo who still show at CHAC, once the only gallery on Santa Fe Drive, Lucero represents the old guard, the mural-painting activists who rose from the westside streets in a town then more culturally divided. Each year, the group comes together around Cinco de Mayo to exhibit together sometimes, as they will again this year, bringing in a younger group of artists who exemplify the CHAC spirit.
The old and the new will color the walls of... More >>>