MARCA X: Gallery Opening at La Galeria

Date: 

Friday, January 19, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

La Galería 85 W Newton Street Boston MA 02118
Note: Marca X is presented at two galleries and there are exhibition opening receptions at both locations. In addition to this opening at La Galería at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts The Harvard Ed Portal's Crossing Gallery Opening is on Thursday Jan 11 from 5-7pm. For the Boston LGBTQIA Artists Alliance's fourteenth exhibition BLAA partnered with Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA) and La Galería at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts the Harvard Ed Portal's Crossings Gallery (HEP) and DRCLAS. This exhibition will offer a platform of self-expression for LGBTQIA Latinx artists. Often marginalized by the dominant culture even within their own communities this show celebrates the intersectional identities of these artists offering a space for empowerment community representation and visibility. This exhibition will contain several unique distinctive voices (both conceptually and aesthetically) that also function as part of a larger collective conversation about contemporary intersectionality. The exhibition is on view from Jan 19 2018 - Feb 16 2018 at La Galería at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts and from Jan 11 2018 - Feb 15 2018 at the Harvard Ed Portal's Crossing Gallery. The Boston-area artists featured in this exhibit are Anais Arias-Aragon Izzy Berdan Ethel Calderin Jay Calderin Maynor Campos Nathaniel Devarie Rixy Fernandez Eddie Maisonet Audrey Rodriguez and Ming Li Wu. To complete the free registration for this opening at La Galería visit the Eventbrite page. Image credit: "Amurqua" by Izzy Berdan.