The Tornillo Collective

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8pvf4-b8437d The Tornillo Collective is an El Paso-based project which utilizes the arts to promote education about the current U.S. immigration policy which has seen the separation of refugee children from their parents, putting the refugees in cages, and warehousing unaccompanied refugee minors in detention centers like those found in Tornillo, Texas. The Collective was … Continue reading The Tornillo Collective

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Interview with Rick Hernandez, Artist, Art Administrator

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dzpqp-b5ee64 This segment of Los Professors interviews artist and former arts administrator Ricardo "Rick" Hernandez, who was one of the first artists to receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at El Paso.  He worked with the Texas Commission on the Arts from July 1980 to August 2007.  He was … Continue reading Interview with Rick Hernandez, Artist, Art Administrator

The Indigenous Canvas of Gabriel Gaytán

https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-yfc5j-ad25d9 In this episode Los Professors interview artist Gabriel Gaytán. Gabriel is an artist, painter and muralist in El Paso, Texas.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art with a teaching certificate from the University of Texas at El Paso.  Gaytán has over 25 years of art education teaching experience and has … Continue reading The Indigenous Canvas of Gabriel Gaytán

Press Conference on the Historic Matamoros Labor Strike

https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-fc975-aa002d PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Update on the “20/32” Movement in Matamoros 70,000 workers comprise the Matamoros, Tamaulipas Labor Strike at El Centro De Los Trabajadores Agricolas Fronterizos/the Farmworkers Center, El Paso, Tejas Informe Actualizado Sobre el Movimiento “20/32” en Matamoros 70,000 trabajadores conforman la huelga laboral de Matamoros y Tamaulipas en El Centro De Los Trabajadores … Continue reading Press Conference on the Historic Matamoros Labor Strike

The Lincoln Park Murals in El Paso

https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-4qekq-a99b6f This episode of Los Professors details the fate of Lincoln Park's first murals due to the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT's) I-10 Connect Project. Murals to be demolished include the first murals painted at Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park is located at 4001 Durazno Street in South Central El Paso under what is locally known … Continue reading The Lincoln Park Murals in El Paso