Jerry Vigil

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    January 8, 2014

    100 Colorado Creatives: Jerry Vigil

    #23: Jerry Vigil Colorado's robust Chicano arts community is well-known for both preserving and repackaging cultural traditions in modern contexts. It's a part of our regional history, after all -- a history that runs 500 years deep, from a time long before the Mile High City was even a speck on th ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013
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    July 12, 2012
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    June 12, 2012

    Photos: Love, murder and death, illustrated, at Emmanuel Gallery

    José Guadalupe Posada's engravings adorned everything from National Enquirer-style stories of monsters and grisly crimes to devout religious pamphlets. Today, artist Jerry Vigil creates three-dimensional wood carvings that translate Posada's style for a modern age, just as the Mexican engraver tran ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    Catherine Robles Shaw captures the fine art of Tebowing

    ​Nederland santera Catherine Robles Shaw usually sticks to the basics when creating her lovely retablos -- plaques depicting the saints that are hand-carved and painted in a folk style that's been handed down over hundreds of years in northern New Mexico and Colorado's San Luis Valley. Contemp ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    January 28, 2011

    Coffee Break: A saint for sinners, by Jerry Vigil

    Jerry Vigil​ This just in, from our friend and favorite Santero, Jerry Vigil: A saint for these times.

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    August 5, 2010
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    November 12, 2009

    Denver Arts Week, Day 7

    ​Get inside the heads of a group of top local Chicano artists who work in a variety of media at tonight's 7 Minutos slide jam, hosted by Westword favorite Jerry Vigil and featuring Al Cardenas, digital media professor Rafael Fajardo, muralist Emanuel Martinez, mixed-media artist Jerry De La Cr ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009
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    November 21, 2008

    Ten treasures: A short guide to the underpinnings of Denver ArtsWeek

    Art by Carlos Fresquez. I’m a Denver native who snuck away for seven years to live in San Francisco until circumstances called me back. A lot of people thought I was plain out of my mind to come back here, where the culture just doesn’t engulf the city like that famous San Franciscan fog. B ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008

    Crossing Cultures

    Longmont’s annual Day of the Dead contains art from south of the border.

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    October 2, 2008

    Back to Skulls

    Arts and crafts meet Day of the Dead.

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    December 2, 2004

    C'mon, Get Hip-Hoppy

    Give these creative classmates extra credit -- and Experience the Movement

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    September 2, 2004

    Role Reversals

    CHAC's New World My Eye offers a new Chicano perspective

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    February 5, 2004

    That's Edutainment!

    Aztec Stories bring history to life at CHAC

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    January 8, 2004

    CHAC It Up

    Denvers Chicanos step out in a new show.

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    October 30, 2003

    Bring Out the Dead

    Day of the Dead takes on artistic meanings.

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    September 4, 2003

    Pepper Pot

    Chile harvest promises hot times