TAOB: Tell us where do you reside and or where are you from: I am an artist residing in Corpus Christi, but I lived in Brownsville for thirty years.
TAOB: What is your educational backround: I received a BFA at Texas A&M in Corpus Christi, and I am presently working towards my Master of Arts' degree
with emphasis on Painting.
TAOB:What is your exhibition history: I have exhibited in numerous galleries in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Austin, San Benito and Harlingen. Presently,
ChimMaya Gallery of Los Angeles, CA has been seeking my work. In this gallery, my work has been exhibited with
George Yepes, Cesar Martinez, Adan Hernandez, Margaret Garcia, Yolanda Gonzalez, Frank Romero, and Gilbert
"Magu" Lujan. All artists in the Cheech Marin's Collection.
TAOB: Tell us about your most recent accomplishments: Recently, one of my pieces was selected to exhibit at the University of Texas in San Antonio in the show "New Art,
Arte Nuevo 2010. Artists from South and West Texas submitted work for consideration. There was an excess of
600 pieces. Only 53 made it to the show. My piece "El Vato Louie" was selected for the exhibit. Additionally,
"El Vato Louie" was selected to appear in the Sunday paper of San Antonio's News Express.
TAOB: What are your current interests in the growing Brownsville art scene: I would very much like to exhibit at Galeria 409, since I am a product of Brownsville. Meanwhile, I am forwarding a few pieces of work and
my vitae for your review.
TAOB: Many thanks for your support and interest with The Art of Brownsville blog, I hope your exhibit works out. Your work is sure to resonate well with the Brownsville community: Best Regards, Grace Barraza-Vega...
CONTACT:Grace Barraza Vega EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org