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VOZ Selections from the UTSA Art Collection

Exhibit Runs through June 10 | VOZ Panel Discussion is April 5, 6-8 p.m.


VOZ Selections from the UTSA Art Collection is a new exhibit of Latinx artists curated by Arturo Infante Almeida, Art Specialist and Curator for the UTSA Art Collection

What: 222 pieces of art created by Latino and Latino artists, most of whom are from San Antonio. This exhibit, one of largest ever of its type, is part of the city’s 300th Anniversary celebration.   
Who: UTSA Art Collection with City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture
Where: Centro de Artes Gallery, 101 S. Santa Rosa, San Antonio, 210.206.ARTS
When: The VOZ exhibit runs from Feb 8 (Opening Reception) to June 10, 2018

Watch a video sneak preview of the exhibit!*

NEW: VOZ Panel Discussion--Join us Thursday, April 5, 6-8 p.m.

VOZ Panel

The panel includes moderator Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark, UTSA Professor Emerita, COEHD Bicultural Bilingual Studies

  • Arturo Infante Almeida, Art Specialist and Curator for the UTSA Art Collection
  • John Phillip Santos, University Distinguished Scholar in Mestizo Cultural Studies
  • Jerry Cabrera, VOZ Artist who received his MFA from UTSA
  • Anita Valencia, VOZ Artist and UTSA graduate
  • Richard Armendariz, VOZ Artist and UTSA Associate Professor, COLFA Art & Art History
  • Cesar Martinez, Artist
  • Guillermina Zabala, Artish
  • Dr. Alba De Leon, Artist
  • Claudio Aguillon, Artist

The exhibit and panel discussion are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on Mondays.

Read or listen to TPR's coverage of the exhibit.

VOZ OpeningCentroDeArtsmap

Media Preview: Tuesday, January 30, 10 - 11 a.m. Invite Read the press release.

Print a flyer for your office and help spread the word. Read UTSA Today article.

Arturo AlmeidaAbout Arturo Infante Almeida

A committed advocate of San Antonio's arts community, Arturo Infante Almeida has served as curator of The UTSA Art Collection since 2002. Dedicated to promoting San Antonio and South Texas artists, he is committed to advancing the region's thriving art community by promoting new exhibitions spaces and opportunities for cultural exchange with partnering museums, galleries and artists. In 2009 he initiated The Texas Contemporary Artists Series at the Institute of Texas Cultures. In 2011, he co-curated an exhibition of The Texas photographers in Lishui City, China at the 14th Annual China International Photographic Art Exhibition.BusinessAffairslogo

For more information, contact: Giselle Diaz, Senior Administrative Associate,, (210) 458-6964

*Video produced by Sam Lerma of Screenville Films in conjunction with the City of San Antonio, Department of Arts & Culture. Watch 30-second version of VOZ video.

Posted 12-21-2017 | Last updated 3-29-2018