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Julian Rodriguez Returns to the Historic Alonso with New Art Exhibit


BROWNSVILLE, August 2013 --

The Brownsville Historical Association invites the public to experience the newest art exhibit Del Fuego: Ceramics Works by Julian R. Rodriguez, to be featured at the Historical Alonso Building onSaturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. This exhibit and reception is open to the public and is FREE. This exhibit runs through September 28, 2013.

Julian R. Rodriguez is a lecturer in the Visual Arts department at the University of Texas at Brownsville. The South Texas native refers to his style as Mexico-Meets-the-Far-East. Rodriguez is known for melding traditional Asian ceramic styles with modern Mexican housewares and art. Rodriguez is known for his many artistic platters, warmers, molcajetes, and vases. In this exhibit, he will feature his series of Santos.

Guests will be able to meet Mr. Rodriguez during the opening, and the artwork will be available for sale. A portion of the sale of the artwork benefits the Brownsville Historical Association.

For more information about this exhibit, contact the Heritage Complex at 956-541-5560 or visit us at http://www.brownsvillehistory.org/ . The Alonso Building is located at 510 East St. Charles St. and is managed by the Brownsville Historical Association. Visitation hours for this exhibit are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

About Brownsville Historical Association

The Brownsville Historical Association manages the Historic Alonso Building. BHA also manages the Brownsville Heritage Complex which consists of: Stillman House, Brownsville Heritage Museum, and Preservation Resource Center. In addition, BHA also manages the Old City Cemetery Center and the Historic Market Square Research Center. The Historic Alonso building is located at 510 E. , Brownsville, Texas 78520. The mission of the BHA is to preserve, educate, and promote the history, heritage, and cultural arts of Brownsville, Texas and its environs through exhibitions, educational programs, publications, cultural events, and archival collections.

Brownsville Historical Association

Ayla Jaramillo Collections Managerajaramillo@brownsvillehistory.org

 


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