Press Release For Immediate Release
BROWNSVILLE, January 2011-- The Brownsville Historical Association invites the public to celebrate the art of love with the newest exhibit at the Historic Alonso Building, I Love Art! featuring the work of local artists Teodoro Estrada and Jose Solis III. Love comes in many forms and these two artists share what love means to them through their mulitmedia work.
The exhibit opens Friday, February 11 at 6:00 p.m at the Historic Alonso Building at 510 E. Saint Charles Street. Visitors will be able to meet the artists while enjoying wine and chocolate-based hors d'oeuvres. This event is free to the public and the exhibit will run through February 28.
Teodoro Estrada is a master artist and educator currently employed as the Supervisor of Visual Arts with BISD. He returned to the Valley recently to reunite with family and to pursue a Masters of Fine Arts degree, which he recieved from the University of Texas Pan-American. This Fulbright scholar hopes to continue to impact the arts community in Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley.
Jose Solis III is a visual artists and designer of art furniture. While living in Houston, Jose was self-employed in the arts community, where he designed and manufactured furniture. He served on the artist board at the Art League of Houston and was active in the arts community, where he exhibited in numerous galleries. In addition to receiving an artist grant from the Cultural Arts Council of Houston/ Harris County, Solis was award a commission for the Mickey Leland Memorial in northeast Houston.