Changarrito with Francisco Godoy

May. 13, 2017

May. 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am May. 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Cover image artwork: (Closeup) Francisco Godoy, Kintsugi, Clay, acrylic, 3″x 7″x3″, 2016

Untitled, 2016
Francisco Godoy, Cocooned Heart, Clay, Acrylic framed into a shadow box, 10″x10″x4.5″, 2016

About the Artist

Francisco Godoy (b. 1979) is an artist and pediatrician, originally from Guatemala. His current body of work is inspired by his medical knowledge, as he explores the shape of the human heart. He uses a variety of mediums including paintings, graphics, collages, and art-objects, through which he hopes to evoke different emotions and experiences from his life.

Artist Statement

“As a doctor, I’ve had the opportunity to help other humans to heal their physical side. Nowadays, I consider art is a complement in my life that allow me helps humans to heal and nourish their souls. Because art wants to be manifested in different ways in our lives, I present a showcase of artworks in different manifestations: paintings, graphics, collages, and art-objects. Currently, inspired in my medical knowledge, I am exploring the human shape on the heart. Trying to represent and evoke different emotions and experiences lived throughout my life, and striving to create unique pieces that have an special meaning in other humans life.”

Changarrito Cart on May 13 – 14 & 20 – 21

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.

Francisco Godoy featured his artwork on the Changarrito cart outside the Museum’s entrance on May 13th, 14th, 20th, and 21st, 2017. 

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