Spring Art and Literature Gala, “Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo”

29 Apr

Seamstress, 2011. Pen-and-ink on Bristol paper, 9 x 12 in. After photograph: “While older children and adults work on various steps in the garment making process, they also care for younger children, prepare meals and consider their options.” Photographer: unknown, ca. 1900. Kheel Center 6153pb2f6-13

I invite you to attend a celebration being held on Saturday, May 5th, from 6 to 10 p.m., at the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, which will include a live and silent auction.  Three of my drawings, including the above, will be auctioned.  You can view a second drawing, “Stanyan and Haight,” at the November 21, 2011 posting.  “Seamstress” was exhibited at The Legacy of the Triangle / Protecting Workers Today exhibition, City College of San Francisco Mission Campus and ILWU Local 34 Hall, February 22—March 9 and March 25 and 26, 2011, respectively

The gala will be at 518 Valencia Street, with a $25 admission fee.  The event benefits the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition and Las Hormigas in Cuidad Juarez.  For more information, contact the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition at (415) 863-1225, sflivingwage@riseup.net, http://www.livingwage-sf.org.

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