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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Contemporary Artists Series: Henry Cardenas

UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures in Association with the Smithsonian Institution's Texas Contemporary Artists Series continues with the work of Henry Cardenas, July 3 - October 15, 2010. Curated by Arturo Almeida. All of the paintings in the exhibition were created on Ampersand Gessobord.

Henry Cardenas is the resident artist at the Little Studio Gallery at La Villita. He has won awards in juried shows, including the Hill Country Arts Foundation, New Braunfels Art League and the State Fair of Texas Arts Exhibit. His paintings and sculptures have been collected regionally, nationally and internationally.

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Thursday, July 8, 2010

The artwork of Henry Cardenas is featured at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures in Association with the Smithsonian Institution


The Texas Contemporary Artists Series continues with the work of Henry Cardenas, July 3 - October 15, 2010.

UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures in Association with the Smithsonian Institution's Texas Contemporary Artists Series presents an exhibition with artist Henry Cardenas, curated by Arturo Almeida. Opening reception: July 15, 5:30P - 7:30P. Please RSVP by Monday July 12 to 210-458-2127 or itcevents@utsa.edu

Henry Cardenas is the resident artist at the Little Studio Gallery at La Villita. He has won awards in juried shows, including the Hill Country Arts Foundation, New Braunfels Art League and the State Fair of Texas Arts Exhibit. His paintings and sculptures have been collected regionally, nationally and internationally.

From the artist’s statement: “I enjoy this process of art creation because it provides me complete freedom of movement, colors, shapes, and textures. My visual expressions on canvas reflect feelings of emotion – sometimes hot, cold, hard, dark, or bright, and certainly alive. My art is creative, allows me to express myself freely, to be original and experiment from my own inspiration.”

The Texas Contemporary Artists Series is curated by Arturo Almeida.

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Ampersand is pleased to share that all of Henry Cardenas' paintings in this exhibition were created exclusively on Ampersand's Gessobord™ panels.