Changarrito with Briar Bonifacio

Mar. 1, 2016

Mar. 1, 2016 @ 11:00 am Mar. 31, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Bella Álvarez outside Mexic-Arte with the changarrito cart
Briar Bonifacio, Bueno (detail), 2010. 11-Color Serigraph, 20 ½” x 16”. Limited Edition of 50.

About the Artist

Born and raised in Austin, Briar Bonifacio is a self-taught muralist and graphic artist whose artwork adorns some of the most popular spots in the city. Largely inspired by cartoon-like imagery, the subjects of Bonifacio’s artworks are usually inanimate objects with human characteristics. Bonifacio’s use of characters multiple times in different artworks gives his artwork a recognizable personality. Not only does the sense of humor Briar Bonifacio adds to his murals, serigraphs, and paintings make him a uniquely recognizable contemporary artist Austin, but he has also exhibited in New York, Miami, San Francisco, Portland, Chicago and won residencies in Hartford’s Pope Park and New York’s Deitch Projects Art Parade. During his most recent residency in Hong Kong, he researched Wing Chun Kung Fu History and put on an art and DJ puppet show in a sky scraper while perfecting the science of juice smoovie

Changarrito cart March 17, 18 & 19

Artists have the opportunity to sell their art on the Changarrito cart in front of the Museum (or an offsite location, as representative for the Museum during various Austin festivals). Changarreando expands the reach of the artist by presenting their gallery online, while allowing the option to sell merch over Instagram and receive 100% of the sale.

Briar Bonifacio featured his artwork on the Changarrito cart outside the Museum’s entrance on March 17, 18 & 19, 2016.

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Mexic-Arte Museum

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Austin, TX 78701 United States
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