Changarrito with Hector Carmona Miranda

Jun. 1, 2016

Jun. 1, 2016 @ 11:00 am Jun. 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

About the Artist

Hector Carmona Miranda was born in Mexico City, Mexico, and was encouraged to pursue the arts from a young age. He moved to El Paso in 2009, and later moved to Austin in 2011. After spending a decade working as a designer and three-dimensional modeler, he graduated with his Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from the University of Texas at Austin. His work explores how traditional materials, such as metal, fit together to form new three-dimensional shapes. Coming from a long line of metal workers and metallurgists prompted Miranda to experiment with blacksmithing in combination with three-dimensional printing. After he finishes a piece, he uses light and a camera to enhance the different patterns and footprints that each of the materials and techniques produce, with the final product being the photographic image.

Changarrito cart June 17-18 & 25-26

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.

Hector Carmona featured his artwork on the Changarrito cart outside the Museum’s entrance on June 17-18 & 25-26, 2016.

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Mexic-Arte Museum

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