By David Pacheco Inspiration can come from anywhere at any time, just ask local artist Josh Arthur. Somewhere in between walking along the sandy shores of Pacific Beach, riding a ferry across the Puget Sound, or standing in the front row of an Ice Cube concert, Josh Arthur got the inspiration to become an artist. [...]
Archive for Culture
In South Central El Paso, a gathering of people buzz with the sounds, sights and smells of authentic Mexican culture. As they prepare for the upcoming Dia De Los Muertos celebration on Oct. 30 to 31, the regular crowd at Mercado Mayapan enriched us in a lesson on history and overcoming life’s obstacles.
Superstition says you’re supposed to hold your breath as you pass a cemetery, but if you hold your breath long enough to pass Concordia Cemetery in its entirety, you may just land yourself within the gates. For years, Concordia Cemetery, located in central El Paso, has been one of the largest, most historic cemeteries in the Southwest.
Arturo Gardea’s images possess cartoon-like features, painted in mostly primary colors because they are “ordinary and playful.” At the same time, however, the artist’s use of simplistic lines and structure resonate with a complicated and, at times, aggressive message.These figures are known as Gardea’s Happy Creatures.
By TSM Staff Mercedez Benz of El Paso and Bazaar Models will host its first-ever El Paso Fashion Week. The four-day event will take place September 22 through September 25th. Guests can anticipate a series of events at various venues to include downtown El Paso’s Union Depot and the newly-remodeled Mercedez Benz of El Paso [...]
According to Artspace.org, each unit has extra space (usually 100 to 150 square feet) that the artist can use as a studio. Other design elements, such as high ceilings, large windows, durable surfaces, and wide doorways, accommodate a wide variety of creative processes. Artspace live/work projects also include common spaces that encourage cooperation and community involvement.