This month a joint exhibit titled; NATIVE/ HABITATS offers a glimpse into the work of two California native – Chicano Painters.
FRANK “PANCHO” RODRIGUEZ
Local Artist and educator, Pancho Rodriguez began painting Water Color Landscape at the age of six. His first group exhibit at twelve, in Saratoga CA led the young artist to pursue a broad spectrum of Arts including Abstract Acrylic painting, Music, Film score and Theatre. Rodriguez has Exhibited locally at the Berkeley Art Leagues; “Dia De Los Muertos”, Martin Luther King Library , Moss Landing Arts, “17th Ave Arts Studios” . Pancho is a founding member of the Plein Air Painters group ‘Los Californios” (Infidels). Pancho is a former ARTS Council Board member and retired high school Principal. Email “Pancho” at; firstname.lastname@example.org
Native of California, Ralph Marquez has spent over 40 years in the realm of the arts. Painter, Sculptor, Mask maker, Collector, Marquez has an extraordinary sense of color and texture. Ralph is one of founding members of “Los Califorianos” Plein Air painters group (Infidels). Ralph holds a degree in fine arts from California State University San Jose. Locally he has been a participant in the “Dia De Los Muertos exhibit at the Michelangelo Gallery on River Street, and has exhibited at Marin Luther King Library . Email Ralph at; email@example.com