Changarrito with Harry Chavez

Mar. 18, 2018

Mar. 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm 3:00 pm

Cover image artwork: (Closeup) Harry ChavezRumbo Norte

Harry Chávez outside Mexic-Arte with the changarrito cart

For the launch of the 2018 season, Mexic-Arte Museum is featuring six Changarrito residencies during the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. On Sunday, March 18,  Harry Chavez will be on hand from 12-3pm. Stop by and meet the artists who will be featured in front of the Museum on 5th St. and Congress Ave.

Support our March 2018 Changarrito Artist, Harry Chavez! In the spirit of Changarrito, the pop-up mobile art gallery where artists can sell their work to the public, Changarrito with Harry Chavez allows the artist to bring their work to you. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates on original work available for purchase as well as behind the scenes of the artist’s work, space, and creative process.

About the Artist: 

Harry Chávez, born in Lima, graduated from the Catholic University of Pontificia in Perú. He studied Korean art and culture at Dankook University in South Korea. His work integrates wisdom and iconography of ancient cultures, with particular attention to the Peruvian Andean-Amazonian Cosmovisión, which makes a powerful synthesis of his knowledge utilizing a singular technique and thereby creating a contemporary mythology.

He received first place in the National Painting Competition Ⅲ of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru, second place in the Cerro Verde Young Artists Contest, and third place in the passport contest, for an artist of the French Embassy. He also received first place for the Milka Expressions Course and honorable mentions, in both the Metropolitan Contest of Young Artists for the Pancho Fierro Gallery and the National Painting Competition Ⅰ, of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.

He has had solo exhibitions in Lima, Iquitos, and Cusco and participated in various group exhibitions in Peru, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Spain.

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